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Amherst College Cancels Classes for Remainder of Spring Semester Over Coronavirus

Amherst College Cancels Classes for Remainder of Spring Semester Over Coronavirus

“The risk of having hundreds of people return from their travels to the campus is too great”

This is amazing. Amherst is not only going to remote, internet based classes, they are sending the students home.

WHDH News of Boston has more:

Amherst College cancels class for remainder of semester amid coronavirus concerns

Amherst College announced Monday that they will be canceling class for the remainder of the Spring semester due to coronavirus concerns.

Following spring break, the college will move to remote learning to allow students to complete classwork off campus despite having no confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a release issued by school officials.

“The risk of having hundreds of people return from their travels to the campus is too great,” the release read. “The best time to act in ways that slow the spread of the virus is now.

All students are expected to vacate the campus by March 16.

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Run for your lives!!We’re all going to die!!

Read the letter at https://www.amherst.edu/news/covid-19/messages-for-the-college-community/node/766550

“We know that many people will travel widely during spring break, no matter how hard we try to discourage it. The risk of having hundreds of people return from their travels to the campus is too great.”

So they’re shutting down because they can’t count on their students to spend the week on campus.

Hmmmm, so in addition to the Kung Flu being a convenient excuse to a) cancel Biden events where he might implode and b) cancel Burnie events where he might advance, they are also c) assisting the economically challenged liberal arts colleges by reducing their expenditures for the next few months. I am sure none of those schools are offering refunds of tuition or room and board fees. “But if it saves the life of one child.” Totally shocked that they haven’t played that card, yet, but the day is young.

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