Notre Dame students turn to social media to demand change amid COVID-19 outbreak

Since Notre Dame began its fall semester on August 10, university officials have been under scrutiny... for their mishandling of COVID-19 outbreaks on campus. As of August 27, the university has tested 4,738 students and confirmed 512 COVID-19 cases. Many students have turned to social media platforms like TikTok to vent their frustrations. On the video-sharing app, the hashtags #NotreDame and #GoIrish are flooded with videos of students getting tested. living in quarantine and cracking jokes about the university’s mismanagement of the situation. Notre Dame officials have taken notice of what’s happening on campus, and they’re working to course-correct it