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Stimulus package disappoints those who need it most: students with disabilities

Remote learning has caused special needs students to lose a critical part of their education: in-person interaction with their teachers.

Daniela Wise, Social Media Editor

May 3, 2020

Students with disabilities — perhaps some of the most vulnerable individuals in the education system — could be disadvantaged in the COVID-19 stimulus package.

Developing countries act more decisively against COVID-19

Across the globe, developing countries are taking more drastic actions to reduce the spread of COVID-19, compared to their first-world counterparts.

Mahika Arya, Copy Editor

May 3, 2020

The current COVID-19 outbreak has devastated the world, but based on its pattern of destruction, the virus appears to be affecting economically essential countries disproportionately.

From xenophobia and racism a new virus is born

From social media to real life, Asians have faced severely harmful prejudice related to COVID-19.

Jade Wang and Owen Spargo

May 3, 2020

“An older white man pushed my 7-year-old daughter off of her bike and yelled at my husband to ‘take your hybrid kids home because they’re making everyone sick.’”

Politicizing the pandemic saves lives

Democratic pressure on top Republican government officials has helped pass legislation saving more lives than without politicization.

Vivian Kuang and Kavin Kumaravel

May 3, 2020

COVID-19 has brought daily life to a halt in the United States. Accompanying this crisis is growing political backlash against the Trump administration’s response to the virus, particularly by the Democratic Party.

Social distancing reminds us of our privilege

Distancing poses more problems than only social separation for peoples of less developed nations.

Aditi Lappathi, Assistant News Editor

May 3, 2020

Schools have closed, and all non-essential workers and students are now working and learning from home. However, many around the world can’t practice social distancing or isolate themselves from large groups of people.

COVID-19 offers chance to revitalize the planet — or destroy it

Carbon emissions have plummeted due to shelter-in-place orders, but we must enact change now, before they are lifted — before it is, once again, too late.

Eva Shen, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 3, 2020

As people retreat into their homes worldwide, the earth takes a huge sigh of relief.

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