Not having to worry that my parents will die from a trip to the grocery store is a huge burden off my shoulders.
Remember Korean is more than “funny sounding” words or memes that go viral on the Subtle Asian Traits page on Facebook.
We had midterms, exams and papers that weren’t going to write themselves, but it didn’t matter until we were certain that America could finally begin to heal.
My interactions with “Karens” while working retail have been quite the circus because it appears that common sense and humanity is nonexistent inside the store.
My experiences overall starkly contrasted with most of what the news stories and exposés would have you believe.
COVID-19 wrecked every event and idea we had envisioned, forcing us to rethink how we fundamentally exist and operate within the GW community.
I noticed that each airport except for my stop at John F. Kennedy Airport took precautions to protect people from COVID-19.
A few years ago, the prospect of abruptly ending my college life would have scared me. But now I am prepared to graduate, even without the ceremony.
The waiting and uncertainty of GW’s response to the virus were difficult to manage while I was abroad.
We may not see improvements as visible as an Academy Award, but we can still continue pushing toward a more inclusive campus.