Year 1 — I awaken one morning to the sensation of empty space.
Grocery shopping is becoming a challenge as officials urge millions of New Yorkers to stay indoors during the coronavirus pandemic. But a Brooklyn-based nonprofit, People In Need (PIN), has become a helping hand for those who aren’t able to leave their homes.
The reality is no one is immune to the effects of COVID-19, regardless of status or reputation. The NBA made the right choice in suspending its season moments after Gobert’s positive diagnosis was reported.
There are plenty of variables that go into MLB’s decision to open their doors again. Does the season start with empty stadiums? Are they playing in infected cities? Does the season just begin in the spring training cities?
For the casual viewer, watching grown men kick a ball into a net and earn millions of dollars is just another game. But for the die-hard fan, it’s life. And to be held in soccer purgatory until further notice is mindnumbing torture, solitary confinement — an isolation that might be the bitter pill to swallow that will get the soccer world out of this pandemic.
Once the NBA suspended its season on March 11, other leagues including the National Football League (NFL) and XFL followed with updates of their own activities due to COVID-19.
After putting our thumbs up our asses for the past week, the administration has come to the following conclusion:
Stony Brook University’s athletics teams have felt the repercussions of COVID-19. We interviewed a few of the student athletes who felt the aftershock of this pandemic and recollected how everything changed starting Monday, March 9.
On March 11, hundreds of Stony Brook students protested in front of the Administration building, demanding answers from the board that has been silent.