Sophia Nakasone

rising senior from Carpinteria and soon-to-be-resident advisor at UC Irvine

Sophia Nakasone on KCRW

KCRW talks to students from UC Irvine and UC Berkeley about life on campus this fall during the pandemic.

Zoom classes, no dorm parties, daily symptom checks: Living on-campus during the pandemic

KCRW talks to students from UC Irvine and UC Berkeley about life on campus this fall during the pandemic.

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