How Quarantine Has Changed Olivet College Classes


You’re a student, enjoying your spring break with friends and family…when suddenly, you get stricken with fear from the media. They warn you of the coronavirus, known as COVID-19. Your school shuts down until further notice. You have to say goodbye to the campus, students and staff, all without really saying goodbye. Class is still in session, but through remote learning.  

Since quarantine and social distancing began, many schools have resorted to remote learning. Remote learning is learning virtually online, one of the more popular virtual conferences being a program called Zoom. According to, Zoom was founded in 2011 and “helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done.”


Though students are at home, many of them are upset that from the sudden change.

When asked how he felt about remote learning, sophomore DJ Vore said, “I absolutely hate online school. The work isn’t bad at all, it’s just being at home doing work doesn’t work for me and it never has. I never did homework at home in high school because I can’t do work in a non-school setting.”


Vore also said, “I’m not doing to go