On Nov. 17, I was contract-traced and placed into quarantine housing in the Knight Center. With my prescribed ten days alone, I knew I was going to be spending Thanksgiving by myself. I had been thinking about it for a while, nervous about how I would handle the holiday without the usual gathering of family and friends.
As the days wind down before Thanksgiving, members of the Student Life arts and entertainment staff gave their picks for movies to watch as we recharge over the next few days.
Everyone knows that this semester has been a challenge. You don’t need another creative introduction to tell you that. But, hopefully, we have all found something that has made this semester just a little bit better. And that’s what we’re highlighting this week.
Yet again, the University’s communication with us has been lacking transparency and timeliness, leaving us in the dark when we need to be anywhere else.
Amid rising COVID-19 cases on campus and in the St. Louis region, many students, parents and other community members have expressed their approval of Washington University’s decision to return to its original Thanksgiving travel restrictions.
I’m disappointed that there seems to be no clear administrative ruling on how to approach Thanksgiving this fall, but because of that, individual choices matter.
As you know, we are deep in the trenches of midterm season. Things have been rough, but they are about to get rougher as we move toward the dreaded finals season.
Know that amidst the stress and the constant feelings of not doing enough at Wash. U., there are some who take so much solace from being here, around all of you.
The Student Life Editorial Board shares what their thankful for at Wash. U., just in time for Thanksgiving.
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