Immunocompromised During a Pandemic

Anonymous Author – My experience with the pandemic has been varied. Some days, there was immense fear. How would I fare if I got it? How would my mom? I had to have hard conversations with her. What would happen if she got sick, or worse? I couldn’t talk about wills or life insurance withoutContinue reading “Immunocompromised During a Pandemic”

The Future: Uncertainty, Hope, and Change

Ansley Bilyeu – The future is something I have found myself pondering more than ever over the past few months. The future being this enormous, abstract, terrifying, yet exciting aspect of life. A part of life that seems to have so much control over each of us, not offering much control in return.  We, asContinue reading “The Future: Uncertainty, Hope, and Change”

My Experiences with Covid-19

Dean Khan – Around mid-March I left Tallahassee and drove down to see my family in Orlando, Florida, where I expected to only stay for a few weeks. Fast forward 2 months later and I am still home, and still waiting out Covid-19. Initially when coming home I was excited to see my family andContinue reading “My Experiences with Covid-19”

A Change in Perspective

MacCarthy Baker – Reflecting on the changes these past few months have brought, I am overwhelmed by the events that have brought our country and our world to where it is today. Looking back, I am embarrassed to realize how naïve I was regarding the severity of COVID-19 and the events to come. As theContinue reading “A Change in Perspective”

Getting Home from Jordan

Maddy Johnson – I had planned to be in Jordan studying Arabic for seven months, but the coronavirus had other plans. In early March, I learned that I could spend one more week in the country before evacuating only two months into my time abroad. With a week left I wanted to see it all, beginningContinue reading “Getting Home from Jordan”

Social Distancing as an Introvert

Anonymous Author – Originally, my plan was to write about my lack of motivation, but ironically, I wasn’t really motivated to do that! Instead, I thought I’d share how the quarantine has affected me, specifically as an introvert. I’ve seen a lot of people joking about how the quarantine must be an introvert’s dream comeContinue reading “Social Distancing as an Introvert”

Cooper Shapiro: Sustainable Production Practices on Small-Budget Films

Cooper Shapiro is a 2020 IDEA Grant winner who is majoring in Motion Picture Arts and Production. His project is tentatively titled “Sustainable Production Practices on Small-Budget Films”. Cooper’s faculty mentor is Prof. Lisa Tripp of the College of Motion Picture Arts. My IDEA Grant project has been a learning experience to say the least.Continue reading “Cooper Shapiro: Sustainable Production Practices on Small-Budget Films”

Social Reform with Social Distance

Mia Seabrooks – George Floyd’s gruesome murder by three officers in the Minneapolis Police Department was seen throughout the nation. Don Lemon, following the murder, stated that “there are… two deadly viruses killing Americans. COVID-19, Racism-20,” (CNN, May, 2020). This is the current state of affairs in this country and many Americans young and oldContinue reading “Social Reform with Social Distance”

Video: FSU to Silicon Valley

Hey all! If you were unable to attend our speaking event on July 21st that featured Garrett Johnson and Zach Segal as they discussed the future of cryptocurrency and the tech start up scene in silicon valley, you can do so here! FSU alumni Garrett Johnson (CARE 2002, Rhodes Scholar, and All-American in Track andContinue reading “Video: FSU to Silicon Valley”