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What They Saw
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What They Saw

Penn State journalism students spent the second half of their semester not in the classroom but locked down in their homes. From there they recorded what they saw and what they and their families have experienced – the lockdowns, the fear, the boredom, the anxiety, and the joy that a whole world has confronted. Their…

Mom Guilt
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Mom Guilt

by Amelia Alexander Angela Alexander walked through the doors of Penn State Brandywine with a bump in her belly, feeling ashamed and defeated. Three years later she walked out motivated and empowered with a nursing degree in her hand.  “I was so embarrassed because of the stereotype surrounding young pregnancy. But once I had a…

Stretching the Supply
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Stretching the Supply

by Jenny Leader On March 12, 2020 the first patient with COVID-19 in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania was 55-year-old, Carmine Fusco. Six days later, his death would be the first recorded COVID death in Pennsylvania.  As of April 28, 2020, there have been 4,470 COVID cases in the valley and 105 deaths from the virus….

Notes to Themselves
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Notes to Themselves

Learning new skills while trapped at home is difficult for any student. For photojournalism students there is the added hurdle – how do you practice documenting the lives of people when it isn’t safe to get close to them? For this assignment, students were asked to produce their first video using themselves as a subject….

Finding Faith Safely
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Finding Faith Safely

by Delaney Flynn 4.5.2020 As a deacon, Rob Flynn assists the priests in holding most masses. He writes and gives homilies, explaining the gospel in modern terms with personal anecdotes. He also can perform most of the sacraments such as baptisms, marriage, and anointing of the sick. He spent eight years studying to be a…

When Sports Stop, It’s Real
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When Sports Stop, It’s Real

by Erin Campbell 4.8.2020 Julie Vilanova’s job has shifted drastically during what would have been the busiest time for her career. Just weeks ago, Julie was a News Producer at CBS Sports in Manhattan working in the control room. Now, Julie is a CBS Sports News Producer overseeing the coronavirus coverage regarding sports remotely from…

Parenting in a Pandemic
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Parenting in a Pandemic

by Jenny Leader 4.8.2020 On Monday, April 6, 2020, Erin Forney had five Zoom meetings on her calendar, but only one of them was for her work. Her 4-year-old son had a call with his preschool class, her 6-year-old daughter had a call with her kindergarten class as well as two calls with her dance…

Travel No More
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Travel No More

by Erin Campbell 03.24.2020 Bernadette Campbell hasn’t traveled for business in two weeks. For her, this seems like a lifetime. Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Bernadette has started adjusting to her new professional routine of working out of the house. She has been in the food service sales industry for over twenty-five years, and has never…

At This Moment
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At This Moment

Last week seems like an eternity ago. Last month was a different time history. How will today look to our future selves? Penn State journalism students are recording how they are feeling in the moment during the week of March 22nd. They will return to reflect on what has changed in their lives in a…