Originally Posted: September 1, 2020
AUSTIN — As a junior at Southern Methodist University, Austin Hickle says the challenge of safely reopening classes amid the coronavirus pandemic and affording young Texans the rewards of the college experience falls directly on the shoulders of students.
“This COVID pandemic is one of our generation’s defining moments. We have to step up to the plate,” said Hickle, who is majoring in political science and economics and is also SMU’s student body vice president. “Students have never (before) been asked to carry this (amount of) responsibility.” READ MORE