'Ghost town': Students still in dorms talk readjusting to life in an empty campus

As UNC made the switch to remote learning, student occupancy on campus fell from 91.2 percent to 12.9 percent. And those who decided to remain on campus have adapted to a new way of life during the pandemic. For Jessica Uba, a sophomore philosophy major, it is the community aspect of UNC that is missing. “You’re reminded of this daily,” Uba said. (Daily Tar Heel)


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