Author: skye

May 8, 2020

It isn’t news at this point that COVID-19 has struck the black community disproportionately hard compared to other races, especially in Mississippi. Why? Between stories that I’ve read and the data that we as a country have collected regarding Coronavirus, I’ve come to the conclusion that this is indicative of a bigger problem in our […]

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April 27, 2020

I can’t tell whether this semester has crawled or flown by. When I reflect on the last couple of months, it sparks a few emotions, but chief among them is sadness. I keep finding myself wondering what could’ve been. Living in Oxford, I’ve got plenty of things here to remind me of that thought. I […]

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April 20, 2020

There comes a certain point for an individual when far-away issues, like a pandemic, become local and begin to invoke real, physical fear. Sometimes a single event can shift one’s paradigm completely. I was too young to remember 9/11, but my perception of it through my parents’ and others’ accounts is that for the first time […]

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April 13, 2020

For what seems like a year, I’ve been sitting inside, playing online video games, and watching COVID-19 updates pop up on my phone. One beautiful afternoon this past week, I had my window open and wondered what I could do to get out of the house and enjoy the nice weather. When my friend Tim […]

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