On the edge
Spent my savings when I got COVID-19, and the university support systems weren't there for me. Got $25, which ain't even mind cause I'm in debt for services rendered. Can't afford new masks. Can't afford rent. Can't afford a birthday present for mom. My clients ain't paying anymore, and if they…
Winds of Protest
With the exception of George Floyd and Stone Foltz, there haven't been many protests on campus during the pandemic. Those protests were also vastly different in format and aim.
Today there was a pre-pandemic style protest (At least the local pre-pandemic style protest) going on in the Union Oval.
Second years Struggle to Adapt
As second-years step on to campus for the first time, many say they are struggling to adapt. Many feel as if they have lost out the crucial first year to make friends.
Last week on September 9th, I tested positive for COVID-19. Experienced diarrhea twice, as well as an occasional sore throat, but overall I have it good - I've remained basically asymptomatic most of the time, likely thanks to being fully vaccinated. I even tested again recently, which came back…
Bay to Brooklyn Fundraising
Firefighter table at Rally BG on Main. They were collecting donations for Bay to Brooklyn 2021, for the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Even in a pandemic, we never will forget what happened that day.
Backstreet Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter flag in the Back Streets of Bowling Green, Ohio. Black Lives Matter signs in town have expanded quite a lot since the death of George Floyd last year.
Outdoor Event Space
Outdoor seating and bar in downtown Bowling Green, Ohio. I'm pretty sure this didn't exist before the pandemic, but can't say for 100% sure.
An Anti-Mask Pamphlet at the Hancock County Republican Party table at the Hancock County Fair.
BGSU ITS Student Support Services
The new appointment system used by the BGSU ITS Student Support Services avoids walkups, and focuses on appointments. A system like this makes contact tracing easier since a paper trail is made.