Articles by Audrey Wells


Students Weigh in on the Burnout “Epidemic”: What We Can Do 

In 2019, the World Health Organization categorized burnout as “a syndrome. . . resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” Burnout can manifest in a number of different ways: loss of energy or perpetual exhaustion, increased negativity and “mental distance” from an individual’s job, or “a sense of ineffectiveness and lack…


Hopping into the Year of the Rabbit

Celebrated by many Asian cultures and Asian-Americans, the Lunar New Year falls between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. In the United States, the Lunar New Year has been widely popularized as the Chinese New Year. The Pew Research Center explains that “Chinese Americans are the largest Asian origin group in the U.S.” Therefore, they hold…


Recent Mass Shootings Shake California

Early on Saturday, Jan. 28, a shooting occurred in a Los Angeles neighborhood, killing three and injuring four people. While little information about the victims or motive behind this act of violence has been released, this tragedy follows two other mass shootings in California that occurred this week: the Monterey Park Massacre and the Half…