Until this point, a female has not served in either highest office that this nation has. There have been women at these balls, but they were not leaders within their political party or government. Harris will be the woman all future Madame Presidents and Vice Presidents look to for precedent — and that’s a powerful thing.
A couple of days ago, we exited 2020 and ran straight for 2021, hoping to leave behind the mess of a year we had just lived through. But, just for fun, let’s take ourselves back to the start of 2020, when the clock struck midnight and we all entered a brand new decade.
A few months later, my grandfather collided with a truck while on that same moped. He suffered from a severe concussion that marked the onset of his Alzheimer’s disease. At first, I ardently believed he would “just get better.” He would just wake up out of the haze that sometimes afflicted his thoughts. It wasn’t like he was confused all the time – he would go days acting completely fine.
I grew up riding the commuter rail into Boston, being a Patriots fan and walking to school wearing a huge coat with the snow up to my waist. In other words, I grew up in Massachusetts and New England for my entire life until transferring to UNC-Chapel Hill in the fall of 2019.
Abundant are the questions of “how easy is this class?” thinly veiling the deeper, truer inquiry of “just how much can I ignore this class?” I know the people asking these questions have no ill intent, but whenever I come across them I cannot help but feel a twinge, actually maybe more than a twinge, of hurt.
If you are lucky enough to get close to your roommate, you will have someone to vent to and share secrets with. There will be sleepless nights, where instead of studying, you both decide to tell your life stories. You will learn so much about each other within the first month of living together that you would think you have known each other your whole lives.
With no customers and no other means of staying afloat, many well-established community businesses had no other option than permanent closure. People were losing their jobs and struggling with deteriorating mental health. While so many businesses and people were facing bleak prospects for the future, one industry was doing its best to spread joy and positivity: dog adoption.
It is no secret that Zendaya is an enigma in Hollywood. Fresh off of an Emmy win from this September, where she snagged the award for best lead actress in a drama series as Rue in the hit HBO show “Euphoria,” she has become not only a leader but a voice for positive change in her industry. But since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, many have been left wondering when they will see her on-screen again.
If Erin Campagna, the Digital Director at Coulture Magazine, has learned one thing through this ‘dumpster fire’ of a year, it is resilience.