The Spectator

Our Stories: Rachael Claxton–“You realize just how much of a value and luxury it is to just go out”

Rachel Claxton

May 17, 2020

“Before, with me away at a boarding school and my sister a senior in high school, the grocery stock in my house remained pretty constant. Now, with four people (and a dog) under a single roof 24/7, eating breakfast, lunch, and...

Our Stories: Jelani McGregor–“I’ve never felt so lazy in my life!”

Jelani McGregor

May 17, 2020

Since I’m a student who lives in Illinois, time hasn’t changed for me. I still wake up and go to my e-classes like I would on campus. The expectations from teachers haven’t changed too much, and their expectations have gotten...

Our Stories: Jake Powers–Lollapalooza and the magnitude of positive thought

Jake Powers

May 17, 2020

Although thus far, I rather like e-learning, I bet that will change quickly. I do honestly hope that is not the case. I'd say that the only added expectation I have for my teachers is that they respond fast to emails, as it’s...

Our Stories: Tory Welch–Family bonding becoming “a bit obsessive”

Tory Welch

May 17, 2020

Personally, I don’t mind not being able to leave my home; I sort of enjoy it. That being said, I don’t think this is having a positive mental effect on anyone, even if they enjoy it. The only positive I can see from this...

Those who depend on school lunches could go without unless major logistical feats are arranged.

Hardships at home

May 5, 2020

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