Job offers revoked. Internships canceled. The next chapter of life on hold. The class of 2020 started college eight semesters ago during the fall of 2016 when Donald Trump was elected president and political tensions on campus were high. Four years later, the class of 2020 is again seeing their college experience defined by another watershed event: A global pandemic.
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