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Racism in the time of coronavirus

Racism in the time of coronavirus


February 20, 2020

What’s the secret to my newfound social status? The coronavirus.

Incoming Feb deferred due to China travel ban

As the coronavirus continues to spread, people across China are wearing surgical masks to protect themselves from transmission of the virus.


February 13, 2020

“I’ve never felt so bad in my life”: President Trump’s travel ban barred ZhiZhong Pu ’24 from matriculating this February with the class of 2023.5.

Experiences from the coronavirus outbreak in China’s capital

A child wears a mask on a Chinese train from Beijing to Harbin on January 25. The recent outbreak of the coronavirus in China has caused Middlebury to suspend its spring semester programs in China and order the return of all students who were studying in China back to the U.S.


February 13, 2020

I expected to write this column under vastly different circumstances. Instead, I sit writing this piece at home, having repatriated back to the U.S. and now facing a week of self-quarantine.

School in China suspended amidst coronavirus outbreak

Capital Normal University, where students were participating in a Winter Term program, has been closed to all non-university personnel. Students have to check in and out when leaving and returning to campus.


January 31, 2020

Program participants, hailing from 15 different universities, were set to start their semesters in the cities of Hangzhou, Kunming and Beijing on February 12.

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