Lizzie Wisely


With COVID safety concerns limiting community building activities, residence halls at UP are getting creative with fun dorm events. Canva by Emma Sells.

Community building 6-feet apart: A glimpse into pandemic dorm life

Imagine a bustling lobby of a residence hall, full of new students who are moving away from home for the first time. Bins are overflowing with belongings, anticipation is radiating off of the walls of the building, and everyone is clearly excited for their new start. No one could have predicted that move in day would be full of strict social distancing protocols, and mask requirements