My childhood meant watercolor paints stuck to my skin, acrylics stained in my hair and the signature Crayola crayon scent surrounding my every movement. The art around me was connected to every facet of my body and soul.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake left the city shattered, but barely shook the neighboring city of Oakland. In the words of poet Bret Harte, the disaster acted more non-committal toward Oakland because “there are some things the earth cannot swallow.”
“The worst thing about prison was the... was the Dementors. They were flying all over the place and they were scary and then they'd come down and they'd suck the soul out of your body and it hurt!” ~Michael Scott
On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced restaurants across Pennsylvania will be allowed to reopen at 50% indoor capacity starting Sept. 21, according to a statement released by his office. Capacity was previously set at 25%.
On Wednesday, Sept. 2, Dr. Anthony Fauci advised universities on national television that they should not send students home amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
It may seem promising that Penn State has reported only 32 positive coronavirus cases at University Park as of Tuesday, but does that mean Penn State is properly handling its reporting?
The mental strain and financial struggles that Penn State students and their families experience — especially during these coronavirus-impacted semesters —should be met with compassion from the current administration.
On Wednesday night, dozens of mostly unmasked Penn State freshmen gathered in a mosh-pit-like group in East Commons — and the entire freshman class has faced backlash for it.