Our world just ended. Are we allowed to breathe for even a minute? (Or, Being Human Amidst the Academic Pandemic Scramble)

The University of Washington was the first to shutter its doors to students amid the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a precedent that would lead to the shuttering of Harvard, Yale, and other universities and colleges throughout the United States. Most of these institutions have issued a directive that face-to-face courses be moved online. As COVID-19 spreads,