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The 2020-2021 FUS Freshman Year Experience, Featuring: Covid

Ciao, what a year it’s been! And though the show did indeed go on, it’s finally time for the curtains to close. With finals week almost done and summer around the corner, as a freshman, I was reminiscing about how I didn’t get to experience a normal orientation week, had my first two Academic Travels moved inside Switzerland borders, and went from in-person classes to online then back to in-person all in one year. After missing prom, not getting normal high school graduation, not getting to experience a normal first year of college at first seemed horrendous. But in all honesty, it wasn’t all too bad. It had its good and bad, just like it would otherwise. Also, it’s important to note that the past year and a half has been a whirlwind for every FUS student. In 2020, FUS students had on-campus Academic Travel and Ticino (the region of Switzerland we are in) was the first of Switzerland hit with the pandemic, so FUS had to react fast in 2020 to accommodate to the changing times. Not to me