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Pro: Zoom cameras on

When classes were in person, professors were able to monitor whether or not their students were paying attention. Now, the only way to know...

Con: Zoom cameras off

With classes being administered online via Zoom, a new struggle for professors is whether or not students should be made to turn their video...

Con: Go to college

The high school class of 2020 was born after 9/11 and saw the first African-American president inaugurated when they were in second grade. Now,...

Pro: Take a semester off

While school is stressful enough, students should consider taking the semester off until they’re ready to go back. With college campuses being closed due to...

Con: Keep the aisles open

During quarantine people tend to get bored rather fast because there is only so much one can do. Stores such as Target, Walmart and grocery...

Pro: Close non-essential sections

At the risk of spreading COVID-19 further, essential businesses should consider closing their non-essential sections to limit the amount of people spending time in...

Con: Postpone graduation

Graduation is seen as a very important time for a student, no matter the grade. College students have graduated from kindergarten, elementary school, middle...

Pro: A virtual graduation

As daily life is being put on pause because of COVID-19, celebrating special occasions shouldn’t be stopped as well.  A graduation ceremony is an important...

Pro: Staying open to help those in need

As COVID-19 spreads, only essential businesses such as restaurants remain open and limiting their business to take out and delivery.  As businesses close, people question...

Con: Hamburgers with a side of COVID-19

Whether a person has been practicing social distancing or self-quarantining, the next incoming weeks is the time to sacrifice personal wants for the greater...

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