An international divide: COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Across the world, thousands of individuals have chosen not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine shot. As of October 27–the time I am writing this —3 billion people worldwide have obtained the vaccine. Many countries have sat back and waited, including President Joe Biden, who recently lost patience with anti-vaccine activists. Many people have split opinions … Continue reading An international divide: COVID-19 vaccine mandates

The confusion of post-quarantine education

With the two-week reprieve from school in March of 2020 finally ending months later, educators are forced to confront the future of the US school system. With the future uncertain, who can we turn to? What were the benefits, if any, of online learning? What struggles did it pose? What was best for educators, and … Continue reading The confusion of post-quarantine education

How will the COVID-19 vaccine be distributed?

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com As we progress into the winter months, and people stay indoors longer, this likely means the Coronavirus will be easier to spread. We are in need of a vaccine and fast. Luckily, the government has received doses of the vaccine. Now it’s just a matter of distributing the vaccine to … Continue reading How will the COVID-19 vaccine be distributed?

Living In quarantine: Reflecting on the era of the mask

Quarantine has been a period of uncertainty and confusion for millions of people across the country, and even across the world. The drastic changes that occured have affected everyone’s day-to-day life and have contributed to a new way of life that will continue to have its effects even after the restrictions are fully lifted. During … Continue reading Living In quarantine: Reflecting on the era of the mask

Why doesn’t everyone wear a mask?

These past six months I have spent a lot of time observing the different ways people have responded to COVID-19, and I noticed that there are two kinds of people: those who care about the fact that we are in the midst of a pandemic, and those who simply do not. Among those who don’t … Continue reading Why doesn’t everyone wear a mask?

A Freshman’s Guide to Quarantine

Chapter 1. Life Before Quarantine To introduce myself, my name is Danny Palmer. I’m writing this based on my experiences with this quarantine to hopefully help those who read persevere until life returns to normal.  Speaking of normal, for me life was good up to quarantine. I had just begun to really enjoy my freshman … Continue reading A Freshman’s Guide to Quarantine