BY: CLAIRE KIM Given the intense amount of screen-viewing, online material, and use of technology for my classwork, I am excited to see my school take on a hybrid learning model in the coming months of the school year. As many people have probably stated, distance learning is basically online learning. Thus, under such circumstances,… Continue reading My Thoughts on My School Going Hybrid
BY: CLAIRE KIM Another late night talk with my father has inspired me to write a blog post this afternoon. In regards to the recent controversy regarding teachers and the COVID-19 vaccines, I found it quite shocking how the public, parents in particular, has placed so much pressure on teachers to get the vaccines for… Continue reading COVID-19, Teachers, Utilitarianism
BY: CLAIRE KIM As of recent, official distribution of the coronavirus vaccine has begun in the United States, a prospect that seemed close to impossible in 2020. With a limited supply of vaccines and medical personnel, the vaccination process ushers a challenge that we have yet to consider seriously: though we have a tentative plan… Continue reading Coronavirus Vaccine On Site: Eventbrite?
BY: CLAIRE KIM So, if the USPS is at risk of getting defunded, what can you do to minimize such a risk? Firstly, you can purchase stamps either from their online website or in-store at a local USPS office. Buying stamps is our method of paying USPS for sending mail, so, if you have the… Continue reading U Can Help USPS
BY: CLAIRE KIM As a result of the impending coronavirus pandemic, businesses across the United States have filed for bankruptcy or lost federal support. It's not shocking that mainstream businesses such as Home Goods, California Pizza Kitchen, J.Crew, and Sur La Table have filed for bankruptcy within the past few months as consumerism has dropped… Continue reading USPS is a Service NOT a Business
BY: CLAIRE KIM Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of companies have been producing hygienic products with two potential hopes: to help those in need or to help their brand because of the high demand. Essentially, for those companies following the latter sentiment, they are more interested in profiting than actually giving back to the community,… Continue reading Reference this list to see if your hand sanitizer is safe!
BY: CLAIRE KIM Yesterday, my father asked me a supposed difficult question: "Claire, do you think people will change or revert back to their normal ways of life once the coronavirus pandemic ends?" Well, from my perspective, the obvious answer is that people will NOT change once everything falls back into place. The simple explanation… Continue reading After the Pandemic: Change or No Change?
BY: CLAIRE KIM As quarantine continues to prolong, the stress of staying at home 24/7, losing opportunities for social interaction, can be depressing at times. To help cope with such adverse effects, I've compiled a list of four types of meditations you can pursue in the comfort of your home. Based on how you're feeling… Continue reading Stop and Meditate
BY: CLAIRE KIM Week 17: Well, well, it's the second week of July! From what I remember, I spent a lot of time together with my family this week. From family-improvised Korean BBQs on our outdoor patio to afternoon visits to Shoreline Park, we not only embraced one another's presence but also the nature that… Continue reading A Change in Lifestyle, COVID-19 (Pt. V)
BY: CLAIRE KIM "On Monday clinics around the country began a Phase 3 trial of the vaccine candidate from Moderna, a biotech company based in Massachusetts, with the aim of enrolling 30,000 people to test for safety and effectiveness." (New York Times) Currently, the coronavirus vaccine, Moderna, is undergoing the Phase 3 examination period, a… Continue reading Moderna Might Work