Season Over but Questions Remain for the NBA

The NBA faces a plethora of unanswered questions as they enter an extraordinary offseason.

Three ways to Regenerate and Combat Stress and Anxiety

Who out there feels as if they have time for everything? Time to take a vacation, have fun, explore your hobbies, lean new skills, read a book, get all of your work done, meditate, exercise, spend time with friends and family, go shopping, cook a five-star meal, go dancing, go to the museum, enjoy a…

10 Tips to Enjoy Your Next Beach Getaway Safely

Are you craving a beach getaway? Are the coronavirus statics preventing you from putting a plan into action though? Staying healthy should always be your top priority. Although getting away from the house and getting some vitamin D would be beneficial to your mental and physical health. You can’t deny that all negative emotions quickly…

Good Cause: why isn’t fear of COVID-19 a valid excuse to refuse work?

As of June 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 11.1% of American civilians were unemployed. This is the largest percentage of unemployed Americans since June of 2000. The cause, of course, is the unprecedented global pandemic known as COVID-19. Countless businesses were forced to close their doors in an attempt to slow…

Shopping in Sephora and Ulta After Quarantine

Since the mandatory quarentine has ended and now beauty stores like Sephora and Ultra are now opened. No more buying online. Here is my personal experience shopping at both Ultra and Sephora in a now a post COVID-19 World in America.

Living in Washington D.C. With a Pandemic

So, if you live here like I do, then you know well the dangers of when the riots were at their peak. The streets were alive with it; the night was lit up and the days were packed with protestors. The pandemic wasn’t any different either, with the eerie quiet of the city that’s normally bustling.

The Forgotten Children of Quarantine

As the world is panicking over toilet paper and making large shopping trips to stock up on the essentials, some children fade into the background as the forgotten children of quarantine. In my county alone it is estimated that due to the rise in unemployment there are an additional 1,748 children at risk for child…

I Learned The Hard Way That You Can’t Be Too Safe In A Pandemic

If I’m doing my math correctly, we should have been in quarantine for over three months by now. Keyword: should. I know each state is different, but in my home state of Illinois, non-essential businesses such as hair salons, golf courses, and tattoo shops have been open since the beginning of the month. After two…

Fired Florida COVID-19 Data Scientist Fights Back

Amidst the chaos and confusion in Florida, one ousted data scientist decided to stand up for science and help the people it can save. Florida Health data scientist Rebekah Jones was fired in mid-May after she refused to resign from her official position with the Florida Department of Health. Jones was responsible for the creation…

UFC Sets Standard For New Era Of Sports

On Saturday, UFC 249 took place in Jacksonville, Florida. The event was the first televised U.S. sporting event since early March. All participants in the event were tested for COVID-19. No fans were present at the event. Including media members, family members, and participants, there were less than 200 people in the arena. The guidelines…