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Covid Chronicles: Happy to be in the dorm

This is the latest installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Even though times are rough right now with COVID-19 and stuff, one thing that I enjoyed is just at least going back to a college dorm. I’ve […]

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Selective Streaming

Welcome, one and all, to Selective Streaming: a rundown of what YOU could be watching this week! Let’s be honest with ourselves. We’ve been watching more junk than ever. I’m guilty of it, you’re guilty of it. I mean come on, someone got Dreamworks’ Peabody and Sherman trending on Netflix. […]

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Covid Chronicles: TikTok trend turned new family tradition

This is the eighth installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. It was just another day in quarantine. Spent my day in pajamas, lying in bed, scrolling through Tik Tok until my brain melted. There was a trend […]

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Covid Chronicles: I wish they could see what I see

This is the seventh installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. As we look outside, we see a beautiful state, but as we look outside of this beautiful state, we see death, along with sadness and grief for […]

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Remembering Seb, through Grace

I have a dog named Grace. She’s actually my family’s dog, and is a big chocolate lab around 9 years old. She loves McDonald’s french fries and resting her head on your lap. She’s a master fishing companion and a master cuddler when you’re sad. She was my brother’s dog […]

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Covid Chronicles: I’m a resilient palm tree

This is the sixth installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Who am I? While being the title of one of the greatest Broadway musical numbers of all time, it is also a question I have asked myself […]

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Is simply caring about Black Lives Matter enough?

We all like to see Vermont as a liberal state because we vote blue and people have Black Lives Matter signs in their front yards. But there’s still a large group of people in Vermont on the opposite side of the issue. How many Trump flags and signs do you […]

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Covid Chronicles: Finally, phase four

This is the fifth installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. It was a dreary morning in March when Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared on my television. My mom and I are sitting on the couch having a late […]

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Covid Chronicles: Savoring sister time during pandemic

This is the fourth installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. COVID-19 became the cause of family reunions worldwide; my family was no exception. I returned home in mid-march from my study abroad being cut short. In the […]

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Covid Chronicles: When Covid-19 got personal

This is the third installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Waking up the day the pandemic started was like waking up in an alternate dimension. You see movies, and read history books about past pandemics, but they’ve […]