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Silver Linings – Video Diary

By Karishma Patadia

June 1, 2020

Over the past two months, I have been documenting my time in quarantine. This is the third and final episode of my video diaries. For almost two months now, I have been living in Riverside with my family due to COVID-19. My life, as well as everyone in the world, has been flipped upside down. However,...

SFSU coach reflects on the current state of sports during COVID-19

SFSU coach reflects on the current state of sports during COVID-19

Diani Ellis

April 30, 2020

“Quarantine got me into the best shape of my life, but [quarantine] has also stopped me from showing off the shape I am in,” said Tom Lyons, a full time Cross Country and Track field coach at San Francisco State University. Since the beginning of March, all outdoor activities and sports have been pu...

News updates: Some stories you may have missed while in the midst of a global pandemic

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Story by Andrea Williams

April 24, 2020

Although it may feel like time has stopped and COVID-19 is the only thing on anyone's mind, the world still goes on turning. “Normal” life is drastically changing as millions of people cannot work and stay at home. Reading the news has almost become synonymous with checking COVID-19 case statisti...

What does it mean to be productive in a global pandemic?

What does it mean to be productive in a global pandemic?

Story by Fernando Martinez

April 21, 2020

The coronavirus is the most trendy topic in the world right now, and rightfully so. Thousands of people have died, millions are without jobs and the ways in which we have been viewing the world are being challenged. Questions of what and who is “essential” in our economy, and thus in our society, are ma...

Seeing rainbows through the storm

A lone runner jogs past a large rainbow near Haight St.

Story and photos by Andrea Williams

April 14, 2020

As the world attempts to cope with a global pandemic and many countries enforce social distancing, it is easy to feel hopeless and alone. But in the midst of it all, people are choosing to share messages of peace, love and hope- through the safety of their windows. Images of painted rainbows with...

Working in the midst of a health crisis

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Story by Diani Ellis

April 8, 2020

“COVID-19 started off as this little thing we took as a joke,” Taylor Pennington, 22-year-old San Francisco Emergency Medical Technician worker said. “But now, I can’t stress it enough, how real it really is. Pennington, like many other essential workers around California are risking their ...

Empty: San Francisco during COVID-19, A City on Pause

Video by Ryce Stoughtenborough

April 7, 2020

The streets of Downtown San Francisco are barren of the bustling city life after the recent shelter-in-place enacted in response to COVID-19. The ceasing of tourism and public activities has created a surreal scene of emptiness—a feeling seldom felt in the city. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRYUkRx69qk    

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