As the semester comes to a close, the pandemic seems to be nearing its end too. Vaccines are going into people's arms, and a return to normal life is on the horizon.

Here, we take a look at how Yale's heads of college, or HOCs, and administrators talked to students about this defining moment in history. We gathered a collection of the emails they have sent since the start of the pandemic to analyze the words they used.

Words on the left were used more frequently by HOCs, and those on the right were used more by administrators.

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