Isabel Arcellana has been writing for the Observer since spring 2018 and has been creating fake newspapers for her mom since she was 8. She graduated from SMU with a double major in journalism and fashion media. Her five guitars are named after High School Musical characters.
1 month ago | Architecture and Design
It’s been over half a year since the coronavirus hit the world like a truck. Maybe you’ve baked banana bread, dabbled with TikTok and forgotten what jeans feel like. But whatever your life has looked like in the last few months, chances are y...
1 month ago | Coronavirus
After the SARS pandemic in 2003, a study was conducted on 129 quarantined people to find out the effects of the pandemic on their mental health. 28.9% of subjects were found to have PTSD, and 31.2% had symptoms of depression. And the longer the qu...
1 month ago | Politics
Rock the Vote, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering young people to vote, is coming to Legacy West, the shopping and entertainment district in Plano. Because of COVID-19, young people are more likely missing out on t...
3 months ago | Arts & Culture News
COVID-19 has been wreaking havoc in almost every area of human life on a global scale, but trends show that the virus is hurting some areas more than others. Take the arts, for example. So far, the coronavirus pandemic has caused almost $34 millio...
4 months ago | Arts & Culture News
Is it just us, or has the content quality of Instagram significantly declined since the pandemic started? Let’s be honest, we know all our daily screen time reports are skyrocketing, but what are we even looking at on Instagram? It’s not like peop...
5 months ago | Arts & Culture News
Protests have been ongoing in North Texas since last weekend, and the issues behind this surge of activism are nothing new. Though the fight for racial equality and against police brutality has been ongoing, there are many who may be participating...