(Esther Li/Daily Bruin staff)
It’s a word that has taken on new meaning during a time of isolation.
For many, connection is now riddled with disconnection. But in a year that has tested the human spirit in many ways, we haven’t stopped connecting.
Educators reflect on their experiences teaching in Spanish immersion programs remotely.
As we surpass a year of online and limited in-person learning, dual-language programs continue to provide a way for students to forge connections across distance.
When days in isolation turned into months at the beginning of lockdown, Shannon Vo felt trapped in her own home.
“I was starting to go crazy,” said Vo, a second-year psychology student.
Lead Faculty-in-Residence Neil Garg has lived on the Hill for nine years with his family, longer than the typical UCLA student could ever imagine – and this year has been unlike any other.
Before quarantine, when was the last time you were completely alone?
Isolation is said to be one of the most challenging punishments a human can endure.
Henry Krasner remembers exactly when he learned about one of UCLA’s most important cultural quirks.
It was his new student orientation during one of his first meals on campus.
Whether it’s attending a concert or playing in the orchestra, a crazy party or a wholesome reunion, UCLA students and faculty are more than ready for a return to normal.
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