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Local bookstores remain undefeated

It's walking through an aisle filled with books that bring back memories from an easier time. I grew up reading because my mom said so. There was no grand prize for learning to read, no one goal to achieve. In fact, many of the prizes were a finished book with fun sequences to play out in my head. Read more

OPINION: Who would we rather complain about?

 Since Bernie Sanders announced the end of his public campaign on April 8, I have been torn about where to cast my vote come November, or if I should even vote at all. That Wednesday left Bernie supporters disheartened and outraged that our party’s presumptive nominee is now Joe Biden. Although Bernie will remain on the ballot, the end of his campaign has led him to fall back and endorse Biden to prevent another four years of Donald Trump. Read more

OPINION: Staying sane over video calls

Like everyone else right now, I’ve been spending an insane amount of time video chatting with my friends. I miss them more than I thought was possible, and what I wouldn’t give for just an hour laughing on the couch with them. Read more

OPINION: My experience being zoombombed

On Wednesday, April 1, I logged into my Zoom meeting for my advanced reporting class. For the first 15 minutes or so, everything was normal.  The teacher was assigning homework, and then suddenly out of nowhere a name I didn’t recognize appeared on the screen and was yelling in a language I didn’t understand.  Read more

OPINION: The future of telemedicine looks promising

In the past few weeks we have seen drastic changes in society, not only in terms of social distancing, excessive hand washing and online classes, but physicians have started transitioning to an online platform of seeing patients, sometimes called telemedicine. Read more

OPINION: Close everything

Coronavirus isn't the flu. It's a whole different beast. It has been almost two months since the first confirmed coronavirus case in the United States was announced on Jan. 21 in the state of Washington. Read more

Local bookstores remain undefeated

It's walking through an aisle filled with books that bring back memories from an easier time. I grew up reading because my mom said so. There was no grand prize for learning to read, no one goal to achieve. In fact, many of the prizes were a finished book with fun sequences to play out in my head. Read more

Let's invest in literature

I recently asked a friend and former professor of mine if it was worth it to pursue a Ph.D. in English. He replied, “I would compare the job market to a dumpster fire, but a dumpster fire can be contained.”   Read more