What I’m Hearing About the Virus in Iran

What I’m Hearing About the Virus in Iran

Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is a celebration of life. The holiday falls on the Spring equinox and celebrates light triumphing over darkness. Only this year, it did not feel quite this way.   On March 19, en route to my family’s celebration in San Diego, the state of California announced a stay-at-home order commencing at […]

On the Frontlines: A Home Healthcare Worker Fears for Her Patient and Herself

On the Frontlines:  A Home Healthcare Worker Fears for Her Patient and Herself

The Honduran native is up before the sun and gets ready for work. Six days a week, her mornings are exactly the same, even now in the time of COVID-19. She rides the 6 train from her home in the Bronx to the 103rd Street stop and then walks another two blocks to her workplace. […]

Bernie Sanders Stays in the Race Despite Primary Losses

Bernie Sanders Stays in the Race Despite Primary Losses

On Tuesday March 10, former Vice President Joe Biden won primaries in the states of Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, Montana and Washington.  His opponent, Senator Bernie Sanders, won in North Dakota. Despite recent losses, Sanders announced Wednesday that he would stay in the race.  Sanders faced a blow to his campaign that only two weeks ago […]