University of Idaho students won’t have to return to campus until 2023 after murders

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The University of Idaho plans to provide housing for students leaving campus after the murder of four students.

As the community of Idaho recovers from the brutal murders of Xana Kernodle, 20, Ethan Chapin, 20, Kaylee Goncalves, 21, and Madison Mogen, 21, fellow students continue to grapple with safety concerns as the killer remains at large.

University of Idaho senior student Dylan Bartels told independent He estimated that half the students had left Moscow and gone home before the Thanksgiving break. Others, like Mr. Bartels, do not have that option and remain on campus.

“Normally, I have to drive about five minutes trying to find a parking spot; I pulled in and one of the closest places is open,” Mr. Bartels said. “I mean, literally, the number of students going to class dropped by 50 percent. Overnight.

in a release on TuesdayUniversity President Scott Green said the college plans to “be flexible through the end of the semester,” and that faculty were asked to prepare in-person and remote learning options for the final two weeks of the semester.

“We’ve heard from many of you about how you hope we move forward as a university after fall break,” the statement said.

“It is not preferred to move courses completely online but may be necessary in limited situations. Students, your faculty will inform course options shortly.

The university also announced that they are planning to hold the convocation ceremony on 10 December. Two of the victims, Goncalves and Mogen, who were killed in their off-campus rental home, were set to graduate with the class of 2022.

Chapin and Kurnodle were about to complete their first semester as juniors.

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Mr Green thanked the community and said resources had been made available for struggling students after the killing that rocked the city of just 25,000.

“We appreciate our employees who are keeping offices open again, providing resources and helping our students while we deal with our natural reactions to this tragedy,” Mr. Green said.

The university will host a vigil at 5 p.m. on Wednesday for the slain students, who lived off-campus and were murdered in their sleep on the morning of November 13 after returning home.

The bodies were found on the second and third floors after one of the two surviving roommates in the house made a 911 call around noon. Autopsy findings released last week revealed that all four had been stabbed multiple times with a large knife.

Ethan Chapin, 20, Madison Mogen, 21, Zanna Kernodle, 20, and Kaylee Goncalves, 21, were killed on Nov. 13

The deaths are believed to be at large even a week after the murders with the killer or killers still at large.

Police have said two roommates who survived, a man seen in a Twitch video that showed Goncalves and Mogen in a food truck hours before the murders, and a man who drove them both home that night, Not considered suspicious.

More details will be released during a press conference scheduled for Wednesday.

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