As an international student, I was frightened when I saw the pictures of empty supermarket shelves on my social media feed because it was at that point that I realized I was all alone in this and that I had to survive and take care of myself. 

It’s hard to say anything original about the state of the world at the moment; it’s terrifying, confusing, upsetting and discouraging. I’ve felt this quite hard myself, like the majority of the world’s population at the moment. The area of my life that has been affected the most by this was …

In a time of crisis, when every news outlet both big and small are reporting around the clock, it can become difficult and overwhelming to not only keep track of all the information, but to make sure it’s accurate as well. However, amidst all the stories about the COVID-19 outbreak, the Kent…

I’ll cut to the chase: I’m scared of the coronavirus.

I will never forget the first time my brother Mitchell and I walked into Jason’s Barber Shop in Acorn Alley in Kent. 

Every year, from the start of the new year to the middle of February, stores are flooded with red and pink, urging consumers to buy mass-produced gifts to make their special someone feel, well, special.