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Where Do We Go From Here?

As our atypical, disrupted semester comes to close, it’s hard to believe a mere four months ago the world of social media looked drastically different. COVID-19 has altered every aspect of our lives, and our online habits are no exception. … Continue reading

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Finding the Silver Lining

I am lucky to be employed right now, but my job has turned into an endless stream of virtual meetings punctuated by other calls. I sit in the same uncomfortable chair for hours at a time, oftentimes forgetting what day … Continue reading

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Penn Relays Goes Digital!!…?

On Friday, April 24th from 12PM to 5PM, over ten thousand people tuned in for the first-ever digital Penn Relays event hosted in partnership with gaming company Gen.G. And while it wasn’t the typical three days of constant races and … Continue reading

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Love in the time of cholera coronavirus

From viral Tweets about social-distanced first dates, to Facebook’s launch of virtual dates, I find myself wondering if the dating world will be impacted forever. A few weeks ago I came across a Twitter thread of an NYC resident who … Continue reading

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Determining public opinion

“We are all in this together against an invisible enemy”. Somehow this does not seem right when there are protests across the country against the Coronavirus restrictions. While some people are not leaving their home at all, some people live … Continue reading

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The “Live or Die” Decisions for Seniors During A Global Pandemic

  The intensity and stress level on health and social workers have reached an all-time high. Not only because they are in the front line, physically fighting virus and be closely exposed to the virus while treating people. But more … Continue reading

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Telling Stories: A Personal Reflection

As we near the end of the semester and our class, I thought I would share my own reflections on a topic that we covered previously on my own storytelling experience and journey. The Republic of Singapore Navy has traditionally … Continue reading

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Exposed

Ever since Singapore imposed its version of a national lockdown, I’ve had far too much spare time on my hands. I’ve wisely chosen to spend the bulk of it on Instagram, refreshing the explore page and scrolling through the curated … Continue reading

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Face it!

Without speaking, your face often says it all.  Now amid COVID-19 your ability to pass a red-face test or hold your poker face maybe not as important with much of your expression being hidden. In the past, Hollywood’s masked superheros … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Shopaholic

The introduction of the Instagram Shopping tab last year was devastating for my shopping habits. The function allows brands to feature items in their stories and posts, and by tapping on the product tag, users can purchase the item directly … Continue reading

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