Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, students around the world have traded their textbooks for laptops. Some countries have been able to return to campus, but the United States has been delayed in this process.
Q&A: Mental health in Quarantine
There’s no way to sugarcoat this, life sucks right now. And while everyones stuck inside with nothing to do and nobody to be with, many people’s mental health is falling like a car off a cliff. I wanted to know more about what’s going on from a therapist’s perspective, so I decided to interview Carla Vogel-Stone.
Q&A: Social Anxiety in the time of Covid-19
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, face-to-face interaction is limited and we depend on technology for the majority of communication, which takes a toll on your mental health. I’ve been silently struggling with social anxiety for years now. Only recently have I opened up about my social anxiety and gotten help. Unfortunately, Covid-19 means that making progress isn’t easy.
Covid-19 hits low income students harder
Many students including me, haven’t stepped foot in a school since March. Even though they have tried to level the playing field by providing computers, online tutoring, hotspots and etc, the disparity of learning between low income students and others is still drastic.
Q&A: The Impact of Covid-19 on Asian Americans
Eight months ago we went into lockdown because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Some people have even begun calling it the “China Virus”, or “Kung-Flu” after the virus was first identified in Wuhan, China last year. I’m Asian American, so these reports made me feel fearful, and disappointed. I was curious to see if Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged in my hometown of Berkeley, California.
How is bart doing?
An update on the condition of BART Luke Thomas With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on every aspect of our lives, I chose to focus on one crucial part that regularly goes overlooked. While BART […]
Photography as a Coping Mechanism
Luke Thomas This is not some profound statement about racism, income inequality, or poverty. It is just a story about a boy and a camera. I have been taking photos for as long as I […]
Eid in the era of Covid-19
Eid-al-Fitr is an exciting holiday for many practicing Muslims, commemorating the end of fasting for the month of Ramadan. This year, however, was different.
Animal Crossing And Its Continued Relevance
Animal Crossing games are known for their relaxing music, entertaining villagers, and addicting activities. Above all, this series helps players maintain a sense of normalcy especially during stressful times, which is particularly critical during COVID-19 and the current shelter in place orders across the world.
Q&A: Tutoring Through The Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered routines and quarantined millions of people at home. For kids and adolescents, this has disrupted their in-person education. Pratham Dalal recently spoke to Collen Schoenthal, a tutor at Dublin High School about how she has adjusted her tutoring style during this time.