Twitter Poll: Are you concerned about COVID-19’s impact on K-State and the community?

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

For 24 hours, a Twitter poll asked students if they are concerned about the impact COVID-19 could have on K-State and the surrounding community.

Of the 431 respondents, 43.6 percent indicated that they are “very worried” about the situation and its possible effects. An additional 25.8 percent said they are “kind of worried.”

Nearly six percent of participants showed uncertainty about their feelings toward the pandemic, indicating they are “not sure.”

The remaining 24.8 percent of respondents said they are “not worried at all.”

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My name is Kaylie McLaughlin and I'm the ex-managing editor and audience engagement manager of the Collegian. Previously, I've been the editor-in-chief and the news editor. In the past, I have also contributed to the Royal Purple Yearbook and KKSU-TV. Off-campus, you can find my bylines in the Wichita Eagle, the Shawnee Mission Post and KSNT News. I grew up just outside of Kansas City in Shawnee, Kansas. I’m a senior in digital journalism with a minor in French and a secondary focus in international and area studies. As a third-generation K-Stater, I bleed purple and my goal is to serve the Wildcat community with accurate coverage.