Tulane students vacate the dorms amid the Covid19 pandemic which has caused the university to continue the semester online. Photographed on Friday, March 13, 2020.

PHOTOS: Students pack up as local colleges transition online

Students gathered their belongings as local universities transitioned to online courses and area businesses began announcing closures due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

by Michael DeMocker | March 16, 2020

Students gathered their belongings as local universities transitioned to online courses and area businesses began announcing closures due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

As of Mar. 16, city officials asked restaurants to close at 9 p.m. and bars to shut down at midnight to encourage social distancing measures.

Michael DeMocker

Michael DeMocker

Michael DeMocker has been a photojournalist in New Orleans for over twenty years. He’s been the National Press Photographer Association’s Regional Photographer of the Year three times and loves photographing all things New Orleans. He lives Uptown with his wife, son, and two dogs of varying intelligence.

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