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Story by John Cantor Joe Wesley, a Kentucky rental business owner, brought a “winter wonderland” to the students of Middle Tennessee State University in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day 2021.  Wesley wondered how he’d be able to keep this business going after a year when nearly all of his plans had been cancelled …

Story by Naffie Nije Before the novel coronavirus swept through the world and claimed the lives of millions of people, KC was a second semester freshman at Middle Tennessee State University. He was studying sociology and philosophy and learning to connect his area of study with real life. “What I’ve come to realize is that …

Story by Bethany Porter Alexis Dove found herself jobless when the store she had worked at for nearly two years told her she could not come back to work until she turned 18 years old. Dove has worked as a sales associate at a local shoe store since November 2018.  The store had to shut …

Story by Shelby Seamans In early January 2019, the United States documented its first case of the coronavirus.  From that moment onward, the lives of many in our country were never the same.  Jobs were lost and businesses had to change the way they were run.  Schools were shut down and kids were sent home.  …

Story by Ashley Norman Since starring in her first play at age six, Nashville-based actor Corinne Leidhecker has known exactly what a life spent onstage and on-screen looks like. The art of performance is her calling, but the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into the life she had always known. With the live theatre industry …

Story by Alicia Patton Glove’s? Check. Mask? Check. Oh, and don’t forget the face shield!  Those are just some of the few thoughts that run through Deja Thompson’s mind as she heads to work every morning. Work isn’t in an office instead work is being on the frontlines facing the deadly virus known as COVID-19.  …