Nature builds sharing into our DNA. Even the most cynical of us needs to be part of other people’s lives by giving at least a bit of our selves. During a pandemic, however, sharing is not a good thing.
Since most students left campus for spring break on March 6—and were unable to return because of the COVID-19 pandemic—I’ve walked campus several times every week. There’s a stunning quiet, yet campus has a heartbeat. Many operations continue.
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic stormed into Williamsburg the middle weeks of March. When W&M students left campus for spring break on Friday, March 6, normal prevailed. A week later, profound changes were underway.