Margo Braulpt, a French instructor at Louisiana State University, invited members of the University Supervisors Board to take a mental journey with it to their salary assigned last week.

"From here, we 'd walk to allen hall and open the west door and lower a stairs to the basement, where the roof is low and the hall is full of students during the change of Class, "Brault told Members during their regular meeting meeting, last Friday, which remained with 50 percent capacity. "Then, we'll turn right into a small corridor, where we'll meet again the door to room 38. Within this small room, there are no windows but 24 seats.

That's where He teaches 19 students "for an hour, three hours in a row, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30," he explained. " I will teach them Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the next 15 weeks. This will be an Petri dish for the Delta variant. "

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