Spotlights: Images and Stories from the Archive
What Does it Mean to be in a State of Emergency?
Photo from Kylie Harrison’s journal. The words in the background are headlines from articles that came out in a variety of newspapers on March 12, 2020.
Aftermath of George Floyd Protests
Smoldering gas station convenience store on Lake Street in Minneapolis, MN. Photo taken by Lia Harel on May 31st, 2020.
Part of a mural on a burnt building on Lake Street in Minneapolis reads “Stop Violence”. Photo taken by Lia Harel on May 31st 2020.
Painting of the San Francisco skyline by Daniela Corona. Art was one way interviewees said they coped with quarentine.
Given that a graduation ceremony was postponed for the class of 2020, the family of Kylie Harrison held a zoom graduation instead. Photo taken May 16, 2020.
Virtual Learning Workspace
Picture of Daniela Corona’s workspace. This desk became her classroom when classes moved online during the 2020 spring semester.
Starbucks Requiring Masks
As stores began to reopen, shops displayed different ways of reminding customers that masks and social distancing were required. Photo taken July 7, 2020 by Kylie Harrison.
Moving Out of the Dorms
Photo of CMC senior Isaiah Tulanda’s dorm room completely cleared out as he had to leave the dorm due to the school’s shut down.
BLM Rally in front of Minnesota State Capitol
State Patrol officers and Minnesota National Guard stand in front of the barricaded State Capitol building during a BLM rally. Photo taken by Lia Harel on May 31st, 2020.
Graffiti in Honor of George Floyd
Writing on the side of a building at the intersection where George Floyd was murdered. Photo taken by Lia Harel on May 31st, 2020.
Digital BLM Watercolor
This image, created by Kylie Harrison, is a digital reproduction of a sketch she had made in her journal when she watched BLM protests on the news.
Nobody Fails at CMC
Cover of the report created by the team behind Nobody Fails at CMC. This initiative was championed by some students and members of ASCMC during the Spring 2020 semester.
Healthy Shopper Guidelines
Stanford Shopping Mall’s list of rules for ensuring shopper safety in the midst of a pandemic. Photo taken by Kylie Harrison on July 19, 2020.
Respect Existence or Expect Resistance
Stencil art on the sidewalk of Lake Street in Minneapolis. Taken by Lia Harel, May 31st 2020.
Thank you Heros
Denver street mural dedicated to nurses and doctors operating at the frontline of the pandemic. Photo taken by Kylie Harrison on July 24, 2020.
Digital Stories by Summer 2021 Fellows