The Northerner

Kaeppner sits inside her apartment and looks at through the window.

Emmy Kaeppner

Senior BFA Costume Design and Technology
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2020

Around four days after Kaeppner’s fiancee, Isabel Sleczkowski, started experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms, Kaeppner started experiencing them, too. Her mom had coronavirus over the summer, so Kaeppner...

Sleczkowski sits in her apartment. She stares out through the window.

Isabel Sleczkowski

Senior Philosophy and Theatre BFA Major
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2020

Isabel Sleczkowski felt the blood pressure cuff squeeze her arm. She knew another 30 minutes had passed. Between the cuff, an IV, a pulse oximeter and her relentless fatigue, she could hardly hold up the...

Bailey Fox sits inside her apartment through the bedroom window.

Bailey Fox

Electronic Media and Broadcasting ‘20 alum
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2020

Bailey Fox was the only person in her inner circle of friends who tested positive for COVID-19 over the summer. Her friend group, which consisted of around four people, hung out over the summer. Fox wasn’t...

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