On Sept. 20, students organized and held their own climate strike in response to Greta Thunberg, Swedish environmental activist. But with the strike being student-run, no real planning went into the event.
There is still construction in the west tower of Jordan, and students are upset about it.
This year, classes started later than usual on Aug. 28 and winter break is a full week shorter. Last year, classes started Aug. 22 and the year before that, Aug. 23. Winter break was four weeks for both previous academic years.