COVID-19 has drastically changed the landscape of our everyday lives. Many of us have been made to stay indoors risking our mental health, while others have been made to continue going to work and risk exposure. Two of the people closest to me are taking on each of these roles. Taylor Campbell, one of my oldest friends, was furloughed at her massage clinic – shortly after completing her licensing to become a certified esthetician. Another great friend of mine, Oralia Saenz, is a supervisor at Best Buy in the same store I work. Saenz has been steadily working her forty hours a week, adapting to the changes our stores have been going through, and still seeing customers on a regular basis. My goal in creating this timeline was to compare two personal timelines and contrast the designations of essential and non-essential worker.
Kaitlyn Anderson, a third-year student at Texas State, said she worries for what comes after college. As a digital and online media major, she feels that she will be most successful moving to a city. However, recent inflation has affected cities the most. According to KXAN, “The consumer price index, which tracks changes in consumer […]
By Sonia Garcia, Raegan Babb, Cheyenne Young, Alysia Whipple Making San Marcos laugh on Wednesdays is Buzz Mill’s Comedy Night. Buzz Mill is a local coffee house and bar that is open 365 days a year and all day. It is located at 194 South Guadalupe St. in San Marcos. It is a hot spot […]
Covid-19 Effects on Business While many music businesses had to either close temporarily or permanently during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sam Hinds had a business that capitalized on musicians’ downtime and song writing: a professional recording studio in his San Marcos home. Hinds, a Texas State alumnus, opened Soundlabs Studios in 2019, just months before the […]