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Zoom offers access to world amid Covid-19

Zoom offers access to world amid Covid-19

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor March 14, 2021

Before last March, “Zoom” was once just a nostalgic American live-action children’s show on PBS. But the name is now used in everyone’s daily life in reference to the video communications platform...

This photo provided by Charles Timtim shows his daughter, name withheld by parents, doing schoolwork from home in Waipahu, Hawaii, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Timtims mother doesnt think its safe for her daughter to be back at school but she also doesnt want her exposed to an online learning program called Acellus that misspelled and mispronounced the last queen to rule the Hawaiian kingdom. Parents spotting questionable content on Acellus is forcing some school districts across the country to reconsider the program or stop using it. (Charles Timtim via AP)

OPINION: Zoom fatigue is already an issue. Seasonal depression will make it worse.

Jocelyn Soto, Contributing Writer October 11, 2020

For a lot of us, having to turn our bedrooms into our office or classroom during the Covid-19 pandemic has been among the most emotionally and physically draining moments in our lives. It’s been seven...

Cabin fever and the impact of decreased human connection

Cabin fever and the impact of decreased human connection

Madeline Brown, Contributing Writer June 16, 2020

Food, shelter and water — the three basic necessities of life, but as humans, do we need more? Now that face-to-face human interaction has been taken away, or at least heavily restricted, it is becoming...

How DePauls clubs, organizations are handling virtual meetings

How DePaul’s clubs, organizations are handling virtual meetings

Tommy Virgl, Contributing Writer April 8, 2020

DePaul’s Richardson Library, which was once full of students collaborating and working vigorously, now stands abandoned amid the coronavirus pandemic. DePaul’s various clubs no longer can take advantage...

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