"Age does not grant anyone immunity to this disease. It’s a virus that doesn’t care who you are or what you do, but one that demands you care about it."
Going out-of-state comes with its fair share of pros and cons. In the end, I am so glad I did — MSU has become my home, and I wouldn’t want it any other way.
In the past two weeks, the ability for people around the world to interact with their communities has been severely limited. For some, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has helped fill that void for the time being.
When I heard about the $2 trillion stimulus package, I felt a small wave of relief. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am no longer able to work one of my jobs. Unfortunately, it was all too good to be true for college students.
"MSU needs to organize a fund to continue paying university staff and student employees who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19."
"I will remember the long speech from my general manager filled with an abundance of messages like, 'I’m sorry, everyone,' and, 'We will get through this, I promise.' But in all honesty, that didn’t mean anything to me, because words are not what are going to solve my — or anyone else’s — real problems."
"While we’re going to experience a summer without many of the festivals and cultural events we’re accustomed to, we won’t be without the music itself."
Student journalists from The State News received 27 awards in the Michigan Press Association's 2019 College Better Newspaper Contest.
"One belief that's been reinforced in me since the beginning of this pandemic is to be thankful for the things I've already experienced."
Despite all of the unknowns surrounding COVID-19's impact on the world, the key to getting through this crisis is remembering our humanity.
I long to tell the world about your accomplishments, your grit, your willingness to sit down and work through even the most complex problems. I want children to read about you and be gripped with inspiration about what you overcame — and how they, too, can overcome the obstacles they face.