The Epitaph

Quarantine Protests: Ill aimed discontent

 A system like quarantine is heavily reliant on the efforts of its participants. As residents of the country with the highest number of COVID-19 infections, Americans have a heavy responsibility to participate in the quarantine. Protests against the quarantine, which have flared up across the U.S. only help to prolong the virus’s stay in the U.S. and put the lives of many at risk.

By Dexter Tatsukawa

May 16, 2020

With over 1 million Americans infected, the U.S. now has the highest number of COVID-19 cases according to NPR. Even so, these numbers have not stopped some from protesting the measures used to keep them safe. According to The Orange County Register, between 2,500-3,000 people turned up in Huntington...

Students and staff use their free time to pick up new hobbies

Trying new things can be a positive distraction from being at home constantly.

By Karuna Chandran and Madhavi Karthik

April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreaks can be stress-inducing for many people, according to the CDC. However, according to the Australian Government Department of Health, learning a new hobby can offset this stress and improve mental wellbeing.  Freshman Elizabeth Kunz said in a phone interview she started learning t...