My initial response to learning of COVID-19 was blasé fear. I knew it would end up being a big deal eventually, but I felt it would be a longer time before it really made an impact here.
When my place of work started cutting hours, and changed from normal shopping to curbside pickup only, reality started to set in. I remained optimistic about social distancing because I’m usually a homebody, as are my sister and boyfriend whom I live with.
After a few days inside, it started getting ridiculous.
The fear brought on by work instability (my sister and I work at the same store and neither of us has worked in two weeks as of my writing this) was enough to drive us crazy. Pile that on top of cabin fever and you have a recipe for three mental health crises in one apartment.
I acknowledge that these photos aren’t the most compelling, but I believe that speaks to the current situation we’re all in.
Every year people decide to go and buy a dog from the local pet shop and these animals are given as a Christmas gift. Nationwide there has been a 25% increase in of animal returns to the shelter by February. However, what many people don’t stop to think about is that many of these poor […]
Citizens of San Marcos give their insight on arcade culture, and video game culture in general. Video story by Isaac Thomison. Owner of Texas Games Lounge, Imran Acosta, gives insight on how arcades are changing for the next generation. Video story by Mason Thayer
By Amanda Forbes Texas State University students had mixed reactions to the election of Republican Donald J. Trump as president on Nov. 8, 2016. The election left the entire nation in shock after polls across the country that predicted an easy win by Trump’s opponent Hillary Clinton were proved wrong. Contrary to the predicted outcome, […]