Pandemic at Forefront of A-State Campus Life

Special to the Jonesboro Sun. This story originally appeared in the Sept. 2, 2020 edition of the Jonesboro Sun.

JONESBORO — Within the first day of returning to campus, the opinions of a fraction of the student body were made evident to students and faculty alike as the message “Close Campus” was chalked across Arkansas State University’s sidewalks.

According to Chancellor Kelly Damphousse, about 20 percent of classes are offered fully online, while all remaining classes are either in-person or “hybrid” classes that are partially in-person and partially online.

The idea of in-person classes during a pandemic, though, does not sit well with some students.

Photo by Krishnan Collins, The Herald

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Categories: Arkansas State News, Blog Posts, Jonesboro Sun, Northeast Arkansas News, The Herald

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