Author Archives: Barb Slatin

The Race for The White House in the Midst of COVID-19

By Lira Bordoley, Highlander Staff Writer The nation is grief-stricken. Americans live in fear of an invisible virus every day. Economic rates go down while death rates only climb. The coronavirus has fully consumed America; there is a constant reminder of the death rates in the corner of every news show; people are scared to breathe outside of the safety

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American Life Under Lockdown

By Anna Broderick, Highlander Staff Writer As more and more restrictions and closures were made mid-March due to the spreading of COVID-19, many people were driven into isolation. So when Governor Whitmer announced the official stay-at-home order on March 23, people all over the state were faced with the reality that  they would be confined to only their home, and

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Animal Crossing: Your Virtual Escape

Written by Addison Rausch, Highlander Staff Writer, Images from A.Rausch- in-game screenshots If you haven’t heard of Animal Crossing, you probably have been strictly looking at the media about COVID-19. Let me do you a favor and introduce to you the virtual escape that everyone is currently obsessed with. Nintendo released the latest addition to the Animal Crossing franchise on

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