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The Off Ramp

Anger, Confusion, and Resignation as Chapel Hill’s Campus Rapidly Empties

Even the freshmen knew this wasn’t going to last.Walk through the campus here, and you find young women like Gabriella Lopez and Lindsey Ware, who thought they might get just a small taste of college life after a dismal spring that saw them isolated in their homes for the final months of their senior year of high school.Ware, who came from outside of Raleigh, N.C., had already missed out on her senior prom and high-school graduation. “I deserve to have my college experience, whatever that experience may be,” she said on Tuesday. “I thought we’d at least be here through
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