The Epitaph

‘You can’t keep everyone else warm by setting yourself on fire’

History teacher Andrea Yee plays with her kids in the extra time given by distance learning.

By Karuna Chandran, Xochitl Neely, Ritaja Subrahmanya, and Sahil Venkatesan

October 5, 2020

With the sudden and dramatic shift from in-person to remote learning, teachers have risen to the challenge and quickly adapted to online learning. However, issues arise for teachers who are also parents, as they have to simultaneously serve as both educators of their students and caretakers of their childre...

Home life, online school only pile on to preexisting stress

The brain can do amazing things, but keep in mind that the brain is as strong as you are when it comes to stress.

By Yukari E. Zapata

June 15, 2020

For many students, attending school is an anxiety- and stress-filled experience that gets more difficult as assignments and work start piling up.  However, once schools shut down, one main concern was how students would continue their education. Many schools quickly figured out that the best way for stude...