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Pandemic limits students’ mobility, ‘necessary noise’—PolSci educators

Pandemic limits students’ mobility, ‘necessary noise’—PolSci educators

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by MATTHEW DAVE A. JUCOM and MARIE CLAIRE "BLANCHE" S. LAGRISOLA POLITICAL SCIENCE educators have emphasized the challenges of mobility restrictions and the importance of students’ ‘necessary voice’ in dealing with the health crisis in a webinar conducted by the UST Department of Political Science last Nov. 23. Department of Political Science Asst. Prof. Louie Benedict Ignacio noted in his study “Mobility, Teens, and Quarantine: Covid-19’s Impact on the Mobility of Students and Young Individuals” that mobility restriction has a long term effect on personal, social, and economic characteristics of an individual. Ignacio said that it has compromised the students’ ‘sense of freedom’, an essential component for social development through constant engagement to others belonging in