Peeps: What is one way that your perspective has changed since the start of the pandemic?
Clara Zoummar – junior
It changed a lot of perspectives for me because I have lost a lot of people from COVID. I am not taking as much for granted and talking to more of my family members. Also, I see the value of school because last year we barely learned anything and now I am seeing how much it would benefit me in the future. Now that we are back in school, I feel like I am gaining so much more. I learned the value of...
Madigan Harris – freshman
I think through a lot more things. I don't wanna say I think deeper, but I do kinda in a way. I realize more than just the surface of things and I kinda think through my decisions a lot more and how it’s gonna affect my mental health or my physical health or things like that.
Cece McPhail – freshman
I take fewer things for granted in life. At the beginning of COVID-19, I wasn't aware of how quickly things can change. I think right now, I have learned that we only have today, and tomorrow is not guaranteed.
Kristen Liao – junior
I think my perspective hasn’t changed at all. I view the world in the same way. I missed my friends during COVID so that was very sad. I don’t know, I missed school so I value my education more. I think that COVID was very bad and it affected a lot of people a lot but I can recognize my own privilege in that my life did not change a lot in my day-to-day life.