Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

When I got sick in March, I quickly realized that I had contracted coronavirus. I lost my sense of smell and battled seemingly never-ending symptoms for three weeks. Life on the other side of infection isn’t as easy as I’d hoped, but recovering from it has taught me a lot about myself and about what over 2 million people in our country have been through.

A world of opportunities arrived in my small town during the pandemic. I’m worried that will vanish.

Please don’t forget about us

I suffer from Zoom phobia. Here’s what that looks like.

‘Ugh, awkward pause! When did I last speak?’

It’s not my job to absolve your white guilt

It should not take our deaths for people to realize our worth