My mother works as a nurse navigator for a north Georgia hospital. Every day, she is calling patients and revealing to them their coronavirus test results, comforting those who are positive and celebrating with those who are negative.
With all of this happening, forcing me to stay in my Mississippi hometown, it makes me relish all that I have taken for granted these past years leading up to this – like all of the friendships I have made in just a few short months, or all of the sporting events that kept me on the edge of my seat.
The one thing that can be said, however, is that the administration at the University of Mississippi took the precautions needed at the most opportune time to make sure we as students did not see the worst of Covid-19.
Szabo does much more daily with the football team than just making videos. He helps support the coaches upon request, helping with technical and XOs digital (film database) problems that come up. He also instructs student video staff workers about what they should do daily and how each station needs to be filmed.
When I left Ole Miss two days before spring break to go to Disney World, I had no idea I would not be returning to school. But who really knows what lies ahead?
Now, every night, my family sits down in our dining room and we watch two or three of the cassettes. It is something we all look forward to, and it helps remind us how fortunate we are even during these difficult times.
As a broadcast journalism major at the University of Mississippi, my freshman year experience has been full of ups and downs, but overall, it has been so much fun. The coronavirus has affected my school experience, social life, and my spiritual life.
I am a second-semester sophomore studying integrated marketing communications and specializing in public relations at the University of Mississippi. Due to the severity of the coronavirus, I will be finishing the remainder of my spring semester in the comfort of my own home in Winter Haven, Florida.