BY: CLAIRE KIM So, Who's First? When the coronavirus vaccine comes out, ready for public use, who's first? Who gets access to the initial limited supply of vaccines in the market? Who is considered a part of the "priority" batch, and who isn't? How are we going to distinguish individuals, categorize them so that the… Continue reading So, Who’s First?
BY: CLAIRE KIM Released back in 2011, yet arising in popularity this past March, the film Contagion is definitely a film to watch during this pandemic unless fictional paranoia gets the best of you. Firstly, I would like to point out how scarily similar the film and our current reality dealing with the coronavirus is; it's almost… Continue reading My Movie Review: Contagion
BY: CLAIRE KIM Due to the unique circumstances of the pandemic, within the past several months, hundreds of stores and restaurants have been forced to temporarily close across the nation. Hard for business owners themselves as they are unable to profit or maintain a steady stream of income during their "hibernation" period, this shut down… Continue reading Apple/Google Maps, Is It Open?
BY: CLAIRE KIM As stores and recreational activity centers begin to open up across the United States, health measures unique to each ground have been set in place for the sake of visitors' and workers' health. For the Magazzino Italian Art Museum located in Hudson Valley, the art center demands all museum-goers to reserve one… Continue reading Bzzz… You’re Not 6′ Apart
BY: CLAIRE KIM Stress can get the best of us. We begin to lose interest in pursuing things we love, we get anxious about the easiest decisions, but worst of all, we embrace a negative mindset on all things good or bad. It's unhealthy to suppress stress; in doing so, you're chemically exhausting your body… Continue reading Read for Stress Relief!
BY: CLAIRE KIM "A study, published in the journal JAMA, of 3,334 patients in four hospitals in a large New York City health system found that clotting issues — including blockages in a vein or artery, strokes and heart attacks — were reported in 16 percent of the patients’ records." (New York Times) "The authors… Continue reading ABC. CBA. COVID-19, Blood-Clots, Attention.
BY: CLAIRE KIM With coronavirus cases rising in Florida amidst the second wave of the pandemic, the prospect of reopening schools has triggered both the American Federation of Teachers and The Florida Education Association to fire back at the governor, Governor Ron DeSantis, arguing against his disregard for public health and safety. Suing the governor… Continue reading Florida School Districts Fire Back
BY: CLAIRE KIM “The bottom line is I have absolutely no faith in the F.D.A. and in the Trump administration,” said Joanne Barnes, a retired fourth-grade teacher from Fairbanks, Alaska, who said she was otherwise always scrupulously up-to-date on getting her shots, including those for shingles, flu, and pneumonia. “I just feel like there’s a… Continue reading When Releasing the Vaccine is TOO Rushed
BY: CLAIRE KIM Yay! Part III! Let's celebrate those brands that embrace their Africana culture and/or promote the Black Lives Matter Movement! (For those who have not read my previous posts, just for your information, I do not take credit for coming up with these ideas) 🙂 Huge credit to Refinery 29 for the inspiration!… Continue reading Africana & Advocacy. Apparel & Accessories.
BY: CLAIRE KIM As promised yesterday, here is a list of 15 black-owned small businesses, specifically clothing stores you can shop at instead of the typical Pacsun, Ann Taylor, or Brandy Melville brands. I hope this is helpful! (Again, I want to reiterate this, but I do not take credit for coming up with these… Continue reading 15 Black-Owned Fashion Brands You Should Shop At!