The Standard: Worry Amidst Thanksgiving


By Dan Zapata ‘21

Beep. Beep. Beep.

That’s all that’s heard walking into the grocery store at any time of the year, but in the week of Thanksgiving, this sound is heard endlessly thanks to the long lines of people waiting to check out their purchases.

Stores usually get packed around this time, but this year’s different, or at least that’s how it’s supposed to be. Unsurprisingly, the COVID-19 pandemic is still here, and while I wish I could say that the numbers are dwindling, they’re actually growing more and more as winter approaches. This week alone, the New York Times reported an estimated […]