The Wildcat Tribune

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

From xenophobia and racism a new virus is born

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.’”
American citizens in many major cities must now follow guidelines for wearing masks whenever in public areas.

Americans struggle during nationwide PPE shortage

Lauren Chen, Sarah Kim, and Thyra Beckley May 3, 2020
U.S. officials and experts have been recommending the usage of homemade alternatives for masks while addressing the most pressing uncertainties surrounding these protective measures.
Democratic pressure on top Republican government officials has helped pass legislation saving more lives than without politicization.

Politicizing the pandemic saves lives

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.
Singapores mistreated migrant workers have borne the worst of the nations resurgent COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 devastates mistreated migrant workers in Singapore

Soham Kinhikar, Sports Editor May 3, 2020
Due to Singapore’s inhuman treatment of its migrant workers, its COVID-19 crisis, which had previously been under control, has once again begun growing at an alarming rate.
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.

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

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief May 3, 2020
As people retreat into their homes worldwide, the earth takes a huge sigh of relief.
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