Tag Archives: Life

Life as a sickle cell warrior: How advocates are changing the face of the disease

Loading the player… “It saddens me that when I tell people I have sickle cell the most common reply is ‘what is that?’” sickle cell advocate Shamonica Wiggins shares with theGrio. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of red blood cell disorders occurring when a child inherits the sickle cell gene from both parents… Read More »

Campus Life in the COVID Era: ‘We’re Missing Out’

Jessica Martin, senior, University of Georgia. Gary Sachs, MD, psychiatrist, Harvard University. George Diebel, sophomore, Hamilton College. Charlie Hunter, sophomore, University of Kentucky. UGA.edu: “UGA reports COVID-19 cases for first full week of class.” Twitter: @universityofga, Sept. 2, 2020. LoHud.com: “Syracuse University suspends 23 students, warns of COVID shut down after large gathering.” SC.edu: “COVID-19… Read More »