Racial Disparities in Coronavirus Care

Amber Syed Scene Editor The Coronavirus is affecting the whole world but it is showing racial disparity throughout the United States. According to the New York Times, “The epidemic has hit African-Americans and Hispanics especially hard, including in New York, where the virus is twice as deadly for those populations”. The reason for the disparities … Continue reading Racial Disparities in Coronavirus Care

Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

Amber Syed Scene Editor “Fun fact: the word ‘quarantine’ comes from ‘quarantena’, meaning ‘forty days’, used in 14th-15th-century Venetian language (the period that all ships were required to be isolated before passengers and crew could go ashore during the Black Death plague). So, 2020, or 20+20= quarantine,” -@axmxz on Tumblr. With any major event, or … Continue reading Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

Palatine Helping People During These Hard Times

Amber Syed Scene Editor The Covid-19 virus, or coronavirus, pandemic is affecting everyone around Illinois. The residents at Palatine have taken advantage of the free time they have, because almost everything is closed. They formed a volunteer group, Helping Neighbors Around Palatine (HNAP). According to Patch, these volunteers help assist people in their area with … Continue reading Palatine Helping People During These Hard Times