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Michael Marquess

May 19, 2020

Side Hustles during Quarantine

Malavika Santhosh, Reporter

May 19, 2020

Being in quarantine is a tough experience, especially for the many that have lost their jobs. With more than 26 million people having filed for unemployment, according to The New York Times, shutdowns and layoffs have hit minorities and those with low income jobs the hardest. Those in our age group usually...

Fun Things to do with your Friends

Malavika Santhosh, Reporter

May 18, 2020

  With all of us stuck inside our homes for what feels like an eternity, we’re all yearning to go back before the time of a global pandemic, where going out and spending time with friends was something we took for granted. Being in quarantine has left many of us feeling bored and isolated. ...

An Accurate Apple Rating

Téa Schmid, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2020

Let’s be real here: quarantine has made us all go crazy. So when it came time to determine what I would like to write about for this month’s ~online exclusive~ issue of The Catamount, naturally I wanted to write about something that would be interesting and fun, something that would pull people out ...

Effects of COVID-19 on the Elections

Jane Wang, Reporter

May 8, 2020

Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., it’s been difficult to find any news channel or journal covering topics that don’t have to do with the novel coronavirus. However, despite all the buzz around this disease which has already killed over 40,000 in the U.S. and over 172,000 worldwide...

Trump’s Response to COVID-19

Diya Anoop, Reporter

May 8, 2020

On January 21, 2020, the first COVID-19 case in the US was identified. Since then the virus has spread a rapid rate, killing hundreds of thousands and severely crippling the economy.   As more cases began to emerge, on January 29th the Coronavirus Task Force was formed by White House officials as...

Mental Health during the Pandemic

Aya Long, Reporter

May 8, 2020

So we’re all cooped up at home-or at least we should be-but what does this mean for mental health? According to the CDC, this abnormal time in our lives can lead to change in sleeping and eating patterns, worsening of chronic and mental health conditions, increased substance use, and, not surprisingly, fea...

What is “Heno Heno Moheji”?

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Ethan Yamamoto, Reporter

May 8, 2020

Supreme, Off-White, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, BAPE. All these companies have made names for themselves in the fashion business and are well known within several countries and communities. However, before these companies achieved their “high-fashion” status, they all started with a simple idea, a hope, and...

Wrong Place to Hate

Jane Wang, Reporter

May 5, 2020

As an Asian-American woman living on the west coast, I think it’s likely that the racism I’ve experienced is small compared to many who live in other parts of the country, where the concentration of Asian populations is relatively low. I’ve gotten the “ching chang chong,” the “you people eat...

Positivity during Pandemic

Ethan Yamamoto, Reporter

May 3, 2020

  In a world where a microscopic organism has taken over all of humanity and has stricken fear within all beings on planet Earth, the positive stories of the world have been overcast by the commotion this virus has created and it feels as if all is lost! However, The Catamount has come to save ...

How Viruses Work

Diya Anoop, Reporter

May 3, 2020

A virus is a tiny particle, typically even smaller than bacteria, with the ability to infect humans/animals. Virus particles (virions) come in many shapes and sizes and consist of nucleic acid —which contains the virus’s genetic information—  cased in protein and sometimes surrounded by a lipid...