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How COVID-19 has impacted student sleeping habits

How COVID-19 has impacted student sleeping habits

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in many ways, from the expansive loss of life to the inability to do once considered everyday activities to millions of students having to resort to virtual learning. As students are adapting to this new way of life, how...

Reluctance, division and the COVID-19 vaccine

Reluctance, division and the COVID-19 vaccine

On December 18, 2020, Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were among the first Americans to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The Vice President reported that he “did not feel a thing.”...

Column: Being Asian American during COVID-19

Column: Being Asian American during COVID-19

“Do you ever feel like you’re treated worse because you’re Asian?” my oldest friend asked me the other day. A straightforward question, but one I had to think about. I’ve grown up in a non-diverse neighborhood in Los Angeles: 84.2% of the population is white, 6.5%...

The decision-making behind reopening American schools

The decision-making behind reopening American schools

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to reopen most schools, which have been moved to online or hybrid instruction because of the global coronavirus pandemic, in the first 100 days of his presidency. The announcement follows his first 100 days national mask...

Opinion: Time is of the essence — fighting COVID-19

Opinion: Time is of the essence — fighting COVID-19

Prevention of COVID-19 The United States is the most powerful country in the world, yet it is inferior when compared to others in combating the coronavirus. The mysterious and dangerous coronavirus pandemic brought confusion and chaos to many people. The outbreak not...

What’s taking so long for a vaccine?

What’s taking so long for a vaccine?

Just recently, the United States surpassed more than 200,000 COVID-19 cases in one day, according to CNBC, with no signs of the pandemic coming to an end soon. Although we’ve had preventative measures and testing in place to stop the spreading of the disease, our...

What’s taking so long for a vaccine?

The inside scoop on Operation Warp Speed

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Congress has spent nearly $10 billion on Operation Warp Speed. OWS is an effort to speed up the development of vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics for COVID-19, working closely with four OWS candidates who have already...