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At The University of Missouri, Campus Anxieties Rise With Coronavirus Cases

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many colleges and universities are instituting different strategies this fall semester, with many students living on campus attending all classes with remote instruction. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many colleges and universities are instituting different strategies this fall semester, with many students living on campus attending all classes with remote instruction. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Students forced into quarantine at the University of Missouri say that school administrators have neglected them, in some cases forgetting to bring them food.

Boone County, Missouri, which is home to the university’s flagship campus in Columbia, has reported 1,185 student cases of coronavirus. Tensions between students and school officials are rising along with the case count.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Mun Choi, president and chancellor of the University of Missouri.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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