As an adult, it seems to only take a few differences for us to decide we’re not destined to be friends with someone: They don’t share our political leanings, they don’t laugh at the same jokes, writes Cindy Yu.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced students to adjust some aspects of their lives, and their careers are no exception.
As other parts of life remain in motion — the quarter races by, the virus continues to spread, the election nears — I find sanity and stability in the blur by fixing my gaze on this point of gratitude for as long as I can.
As the election nears, let us not forget that the status quo only stands to gain from the fissures we create amongst ourselves. When we blame each other for outcomes, we distract from the root of the problem: systems that fail to inspire confidence in the citizens they were supposed to serve in the first place.