Photographer captures daily routine under quarantine

TMN Photographer Bidan Yang captures her daily routine while in self-isolation in on-campus housing through a series of photographs.

Ready for the morning class

It’s almost 10 a.m. I have Zoom ready for an online class. I don’t need to wake up early to have my breakfast or walk to the classroom. It is great to have more sleep time. I can also eat my breakfast while attending the online meeting. I can turn off the audio on Zoom to avoid bothering others with my eating. I love Zoom!


The dining hall still provides carry-out food services as required, but it’s great to practice social distancing by cooking for myself in the dorm. Online courses make my schedule much more flexible, so I have time to cook lunch for myself now. 


Exercise in the afternoon

Unfortunately, the Student Recreation Center is closed because of the COVID-19 virus, so I have to exercise in my dorm. Bambi, the puppy, is sitting on the mat. Looks like it is our time to do yoga together!


Hallway and the green grass

The dorm is so quiet. There is nobody in the hallway at Campbell Apartments. I spend most of the time in my dorm, and I just realized the grass is turning green. Spring is finally here in Kirksville.


Dinner with “The Office”

Dinner is the most enjoyable time for me as I can have my yummy dinner together with “The Office.” It seems like I have more time to watch TV shows after online classes started.



It’s 9:35 p.m. now. I am doing a reading assignment and preparing for tomorrow. I get more screen time on my laptop than I did before the transition to online classes.