Oral History with Chiara and Livia Goldenstern

Chiara and Livia Goldenstern share their thoughts about the COVID-19 pandemic. They share how they first heard about the virus through the news and from other students at Princeton High School (PHS). They reflect on how their daily lives have changed due to switching to all virtual classes and schoolwork. Both observe that they have more free time than before and how this is beneficial for mental health. In describing the atmosphere in Princeton, Chiara and Livia describe how many people are taking walks or riding their bikes around the neighborhood, but without stopping to chat or waving hello. In discussing the national and local responses to the pandemic, the pair share that they think PHS did an excellent job moving to virtual classes and that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has made tough but good decisions to keep everyone safe. At the end of the interview, Ciara and Livia share their hopes for the future.


COVID-19 Collection


COVID-19, Environment, Exercise, Future, Princeton High School, Remote Learning,
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