COVID-19 Pandemic Story Series: Coco Kariuki

An SEL student assistant tells her COVID-19 pandemic story: Initially, the quarantine downtime was much needed and not all bad. Taking some time to step back and regroup was probably a great thing for all of us. But for me, the routine of waking up and preparing for nothing got old quickly. So, I started… Keep reading

COVID-19 Pandemic Story Series: Nairah Moustafa

An SEL student assistant tells her COVID-19 pandemic story: Hello! I am Nairah Moustafa, a junior studying biomedical engineering and engineering management. I am from Egypt but my family lives in Saudi Arabia. I got stuck away from my family for almost a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, so as soon as I had… Keep reading

Pandemic Story Series: Kolade Balogun

An SEL student assistant tells his pandemic story: My name is Kolade Balogun, a senior student from London who unfortunately couldn’t go home during the pandemic.  As a result, I spent most of my time in Knoxville and Clarksville.  Whilst in Knoxville, I stayed with a friend who is a fantastic cook leaving me to… Keep reading