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Essential and Nonessential Businesses Through the Pandemic

RKA Gun Gallery in Plano remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses are still up and running despite current health concerns.

By: Sophie Opp

May 16, 2020

In any community there’s a countless number of people fulfilling different jobs to keep things running smoothly. Each worker is important in his or her own way. Due to recent events, these people have now been placed in two categories: essential and nonessential. For many businesses, especially tho...

Everyday Heroes

Phil Hardin (left) and Patty Sampson (right) play together on Sampson's porch. They enjoy working together to raise money for charity.

By: Sophie Opp, Reporter

April 28, 2020

As 2019 came to an end, 2020 looked to be a bright future for people around the world. Not very far into the year, COVID-19 quickly destroyed these hopes. Faster than most could imagine, it took over not only the country, but the world. Understandably, this global pandemic has caused some panic; in times...

Things I’ve Learned During Quarantine

During quarantine, many people have picked up new hobbies like indoor gardening, exercising and reading. Sophomore Sarah Janito's latest hobby is painting.

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

April 22, 2020

Everyone has (hopefully) been in quarantine for around five weeks now, and may be running out of things to keep themselves busy. I have effectively drained my creative spirit and have learned and come to terms with plenty of things I would not have been able to honestly address head-on without this mu...

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the Entertainment Industry

A location that is usually packed, Randall 15 movie theater is completely empty.

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

March 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is no secret to the world by now, with the total number of confirmed cases surpassing 350,000 as of March 23, according to statistics collected by Johns Hopkins University. As this number rises, many have been questioning what will happen to the entertainment industry, as content...

Resisting the Urge to Hoard Supplies

Empty isles after panic buyers at North Aurora Woodmans.

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

March 22, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, stores are selling out shelves of just about everything: bread, water, cleaning supplies and the most popular item, toilet paper. These items seem like a necessity in the midst of a mass panic like this, but stocking up on cases of water and multiple loaves of bread at...