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Is Hawaii reopen for tourism?

Starting August, travelers coming to Hawaii who have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of arrival won’t have to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine. This comes as Hawaii slowly reopens for tourism. Hawaii Gov. David Ige established a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for all travelers back in March. Ige lifted the order for inter-island travelers […]

Police reform in Utah: What does it look like?

Since the murder of George Floyd, Utah has seen a number of protests asking for police reform. The Salt Lake City Police Department has responded by enacting the ban of chokeholds and tear gas on crowds. Officers were never taught these tactics, said Chief of Police Mike Brown; however, the policy has not explicitly prohibited […]

Here’s how Black Lives Matter protests are in Hawaii

Over 10,000 people on Oahu marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on Saturday, June 6. This was the largest Black Lives Matter protest in Hawaii so far. Shouts of “Black Lives Matter” and “No Justice, No Peace” filled the air as protestors marched from Ala Moana Beach Park to the State Capitol. […]

How self-isolation affects your mental health

Many states and countries have been under self-isolation for months, and there are hundreds of questions running through the minds of many. Self-isolation and social distancing measures have proved their effectiveness in slowing the spread of the virus, however, many raise concerns about the mental health toll. Shorter lifespans and worsening mental health are just […]

Black Lives Matter Utah founder condemns violence, presenting police reform bill

“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy.”Martin Luther King Jr. BLM protests broke out in Salt Lake City on May 30 after the police officer Derek Chauvi murdered George Floyd. Chauvi and other officers arrived at the scene after a 911 call […]
What it’s like to live as a high-risk individual during COVID-19 | LiveFEED
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What it’s like to live as a high-risk individual during COVID-19

Kaidence Stephenson is 13 years old. She received her first heart transplant in her first year of life. Her second heart transplant came just five years later. Despite her young age, Kaidence Stephenson has been officially considered a high-risk individual during the COVID-19 pandemic. “[My daughter] absolutely understands the seriousness of what is going on […]

Pandemic Memorial Day weekend brings out heat and crowds in San Francisco

While California maintains “Closed” signs on restaurants, bars, spas, and most of other holiday time-spenders, parks and beaches are two of the few things still left in the allowed spectrum. Despite a once-in-a-century pandemic, millions of San Francisco and Bay Area residents still showed up to meet the summer. All of the iconic Golden Gate […]

Oahu reopens beaches and stores: is Hawaii open for business?

Oahu reopens beaches right in time for those summer, surf-filled days. With crowds flocking to the waters and summer in swing, we talked with surf and swimwear stores about what it’s like to be open for business. On May 16, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell reopened Oahu beaches but with some restrictions still in place. Unlike […]

What’s it really like to be in “phase one,” in Reno, NV

With Nevada in phase one of reopening, businesses have begun to open their doors once again, while following the guidelines they have been given, including staff wearing mandatory masks and gloves, and plastic shields wherever feasible. What is Phase One?   Governor Sisolak’s phase one includes hair salons, barbershops, retail stores, brewpubs, and restaurants that can open […]