While we advocate vaccination for all people for whom it is available, the decision, ultimately, is yours. But for university students, safety in education depends on a commitment to following safety protocols.
"Decisions at the highest levels of leadership are both difficult and consequential: difficult because they often involve choices between bad options and consequential because their impact will be felt in very tangible ways."
Wednesday was the 22nd Denim Day. It was also four months and 18 days since I became part of the 97 percent.
We know that getting vaccinated isn’t the only solution for a post-COVID world as our reality is much more nuanced than that. But it’s the right step.
With mental health awareness now at the forefront of contemporary society and movements like Black Lives Matter taking the world by storm, Markle’s bombshell revelation has shattered the very bedrock and foundation of the British establishment.
It is not far-fetched to say that the most recent attack on the community on March 16 in Atlanta, where eight people were shot in a massage parlor with six of them being Asian women, was a culmination of months of hatred and demonization of the Asian community coming to a boil.
Though he has the executive power to do something that could radically change the lives of Americans in a positive way, his fierce unwillingness to do so gives us a glimpse of what the next four years will look like.
A community cannot function correctly with half of its population unwilling to follow emergency guidelines as that community faces serious hardship.
If we forget the materialistic gains and the capitalistic outlook that has permeated the meaning of Valentine’s Day, we can find that this day can be one of healing.
The situation is dire and can get so much worse. With so many more students back on campus, there is a higher risk for infection and a higher need for responsibility.
From the lack of accountability for fraternities and sororities continuing to party, to the university's mishandling of the polarizing tension of the election, last year’s affairs aren’t done with.
The country will breathe a collective sigh of relief as we all move on from the Trump-era of American history.