By: Evan Whatley
The COVID-19 pandemic has plagued the world and the United States over the last year. The pandemic has vastly changed the lives of almost everyone on the planet. After the challenges of 2020 and the struggles of overcoming the nationwide pandemic, there tends to be belief that the return to normalcy is trending upwards. News of a COVID-19 vaccine being approved by the FDA and released in December of 2020 has given hope for regularity.
By: Vivian Conteras
As we’ve started to move into the fall and winter months, many who struggle with seasonal affective disorder, also known as seasonal depression or SAD have begun to see the changes in their mood, social lives, eating patterns, sleep changes, behavioral changes, and other common symptoms that occur. The seasonal change complied with COVID can also cause symptoms to worsen.
By: Ben Lahmann
William Sanford Nye, better known for his work as “Bill Nye” on PBS, is still educating the public 22 years later. Recently, Nye has taken his content to both TikTok and Netflix in hopes to educate the young and old on current topics in the world. Talking about the science of aging to COVID-19 and the effectiveness of masks, Nye remains a source of credible information.
By: Avery Ahlquist
Virtual learning provides students with a whole host of new issues, a main one being staying focused while in Google meets. Turning cameras on is highly encouraged to help students engage. However, most students refuse to use the camera feature for a number of reasons.