How are Today’s Youth Fighting the Pandemic?

UAEM student leaders Devika Shenoy and Sapna Ramappa second-year undergraduate students at UCLA published an op-ed on the Medium on how today's youth are fighting the pandemic.

“If I get corona, I get corona. At the end of the day, I’m not going to let it stop me!” We all heard about Brady Sluder, the 22 year-old infamous Spring Breaker responsible for a viral video that amassed over 40 million views. With critics including news anchors and public health officials, the careless image painted by Sluder and other Spring Breakers has been, and will continue to be, widely cited as evidence that youth are ignoring social distancing protocols. Nevertheless, our generation is taking unprecedented, often overlooked steps to combat the pandemic. Continue reading...