UB reported 1,060 on-campus cases of COVID-19 this academic year. That number could have been lower. I would know. I was one of the positive cases.
Over the course of the pandemic, droves of COVID-19 denialists have found every reason to break the rules. From anti-mask protests to vaccine skepticism, rallying Americans to comply with COVID-19 guidelines has not been easy.
I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I relented to going to the gym with a friend last September — lifting weights, running on the treadmill and doing crunches and pull-ups was not my definition of fun.
Many of our childhood memories are filled with nostalgia-packed episodes of our favorite cartoons. And we mainly found them in one place: cable TV. But times have changed.
Prioritizing our physical health over our mental health isn’t doing us or anyone else a service. If anything, it is reckless and irresponsible.
For weeks, players were told to expect five days of rest in lieu of the usual All-Star weekend, as a result of the pandemic and safety concerns surrounding gatherings like the ASG. But then, seemingly out of nowhere, the league switched its stance.
Four weeks ago, I sat down in front of my laptop to write this column.