By Stephanie Quaranto
College students are adjusting to the “new normal” of online school and isolation during this worldwide pandemic, two things that they did not sign up for.
In this strange period of time of the coronavirus, students all over the nation are trying to focus on passing their classes or graduating school not knowing when they will be able to return back to some sort of normalcy.
Photo of computer showing the new normal of online schooling by Stephanie Quaranto on Friday, April 10, 2020
The Pandemic & My Hometown series uses photography to showcase how the coronavirus is affecting life at home for media writing students from the University of Lynchburg.
This photo was taken at the Nordstrom Rack at the Warwick Mall in RI. The first time I have witnessed the mall being completely shut down.
This photo was taken at a dollar general in Warwick RI. Customers have a limit of 3 for paper products hand sanitizer and wipes, but the shelves are empty.
This photo was taken at the Warwick Mall in RI. The First time I have witnessed the mall being completely shut down
This photo was taken at Watch Hill RI. Usually this beach is crowded with people walking their dogs or going for walks but it is completely desolate
This photo is taken at Watch Hill in RI. Usually there would be fishing boats around but it is completely empty.
Beavertail Lighthouse RI. Majority of people watching the sunset from their car instead of on the rocks or field where people usually go.
This is a photo I took of my nephew reading to his fish. He said he misses his friends at school.
This was taken at Narragansett RI. My favorite local restaurant only allowing take out.
This photo was taken at Free People at the Providence Place Mall in RI. The very popular store is completely empty.
Photo taken at Beavertail in Jamestown RI. A cargo ship coming inland.
Photography by Stephanie Quaranto in Rhode Island