Gallery | Coronavirus leaves CU Empty

By Kevin Gao and Mark Capapas

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  • A view of the Main Quad and the Illini Union taken from the steps of Foellinger Auditorium on Thursday night. The coronavirus has forced many students to go home for the rest of the semester.

  • A SafeRide crosses an empty Green Street on Friday evening.

  • Two people cruise down Green Street on Friday evening.

  • The Illini Chief sits in the glass panel at Legends Bar and Grill on Friday evening.

  • The Virginia Theatre suspended all its events through May 10.

  • The box office of the Virginia Theatre on Saturday afternoon.

  • A group of homeless people loiter on the benches outside of the Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church on Saturday afternoon.

  • A sign sits near a swing set in West Side Park showing its closure due to the Illinois order on Saturday afternoon.

  • Eric Mosley Junior, a student at Parkland University sits on a bench at West Side Park on Saturday afternoon.

  • A woman with a pink sun hat stares off into West Side Park on Saturday afternoon.

  • The main sign of the Orpheum advertising its closure on Saturday afternoon.

  • A man skateboards on the west side of the Main Quad on Saturday afternoon.

  • Two people toss a frisbee around the Main Quad on Saturday afternoon.

  • A sign showing the closure of the Illini Union sits on the Main Quad on Saturday afternoon.

  • Three people walk on the pathway between the Henry Administration Building and the English Building on Saturday evening.

  • Nathan Seiler (left), junior in LAS and Litzy Bucio, sophomore in the College of Media, embrace each other to watch the sunset on Wright Street on Saturday evening.

  • The 100s Yellow and 100W Silver pass by each other on Wright Street on Saturday evening.

  • A rubber glove sits on the corner of Wright and Daniel streets on Saturday evening.

  • A man walks down Wright Street with a McDonald's bag on Saturday evening.

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