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Cars Are Not the Enemy

By Miriam

The last couple years, Miriam has heard a large amount of anti-car rhetoric in the news, during town halls, and in everyday conversation. They give their perspective on why it's simplistic to blame cars for many problems. They also share their experiences with public transportation.

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Ways Finding Research Studies Could Be Made Easier

By Miriam

Miriam writes about their search for a research study on their undiagnosed health conditions. They go into detail about how difficult the process of looking for a study is for them.

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The Administrative Roadblocks to Receiving Medical Care

By Miriam

Miriam writes about their experiences in seeking medical treatment. They talk about all the behind the scenes work that they needed to do before they could get medical services.

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Remote Work is Necessary

By Miriam

Miriam discusses the pros and cons of remote work as the transition back to in-person work continues

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Rough Start to a New Year

By Miriam

Miriam talks about the rough start of their year and what was in and out of their control

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Please Do Not Forget the Pandemic

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Miriam talks about how their concerns with how people have become less cautious despite COVID numbers rising

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Feeling Stuck at Home

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Miriam reflects on the precautions they have been taking by staying home due to the pandemic

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Feeling Like I Have Nothing to Write About

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Miriam talks about how they have felt like they have nothing to write about, how they handled creative slumps in the past, and their worries of publishing their work online

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Shopping for a Bed

By Miriam

Miriam discusses the process of buying a bed and the difficulties they encountered doing so

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We Still Need Retail Stores

By Miriam

Miriam discusses the value that retail stores, movie theaters, malls, and restaurants provide to people

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Feeling More Stuck at Home than Last Year

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Miriam talks about how they still felt isolated at home even though they were vaccinated

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The Awkwardness Masks Now Carry

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Miriam discusses their feelings regarding the end of mask mandates

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Ways Finding a Job Could Be Easier

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Miriam discusses their difficulties in finding a job that will fit their needs

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Philadelphia Needs Better Transportation Options

By Miriam

As a Philadelphia native, Miriam talks about the different forms of transportation available in the city and what works best for them

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Representation: Major Plot Point vs Casual Mention

By Miriam

Miriam discusses how it can be beneficial to see LGBTQ representation in media - whether it be a major plotline or a casual mention

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