Article and Photography by Samantha Cox | Owl Staff Having to adapt to curfews, quarantining, losing jobs, face coverings, and sick loved ones, Covid-19 has certainly made an impact on the world in such a short time. With all of the negative things going on, it’s hard to see the light at the end of … Continue reading A Free Spirit in the Pandemic
Not a Change in Direction, But a Redirection
By Cayden Hagy | Owl Staff Since birth, my parents and I both knew that my destiny was going to have some roadblocks and hiccups. Now you might be wondering why or how my destiny would have roadblocks. My destiny from the day I was born was going to be different than most people because … Continue reading Not a Change in Direction, But a Redirection
Tabbie Horner: A Pandemic Frontline Warrior
Article by Steven Hyde | Owl Staff Most people know someone who has been affected by the global pandemic, whether for better or worse. Meet Tabbie Horner, a local EMT and frontline worker for a private ambulance company in Parkville, Maryland. She has served her community for the past two years as an EMT and … Continue reading Tabbie Horner: A Pandemic Frontline Warrior
A New Normal
Article and Photography by Paige Clark | Owl Staff The COVID-19 pandemic has not been easy. In the beginning it was fine; there was no mask mandate, I got a break from school, and I thought that a few weeks of keeping our distance was going to do the trick. Until the realization hit that … Continue reading A New Normal
Expecting During a Pandemic
Article and Photography by Eric Shenk | Owl Staff The day I become a parent will be the best day of my life. Having a child is a life changing experience and I recently learned I will begin that journey this Fall. I've been imagining the moment that I get to meet my little one … Continue reading Expecting During a Pandemic
What is Essential?
By Adam Dorsch | Owl Magazine Essential is defined as absolutely necessary or extremely important. So, why then, with a statewide shut down of all non-essential businesses in Maryland, are liquor stores still open? With a global pandemic plaguing our country, one thing stays the same: people need alcohol to cope. On Monday March 23rd, … Continue reading What is Essential?
Isolation or Time to Rest, Reset, and Reprioritize
Article and Photography by Gabe Chiuli | Owl Staff Back in 2009, when I first deployed to Afghanistan, I was a young private without much experience in combat stress or being in such a hostile location overall. I slowly adapted, but it was inevitably a very isolating feeling. I was in the middle of nowhere, … Continue reading Isolation or Time to Rest, Reset, and Reprioritize