We have passed the 90th consecutive night of Portland protests for Black Lives Matter. That’s three full months. That’s a whole summer.
There have been over 25,000 COVID-19 cases and 438 deaths in Oregon. The number of infected individuals total the entire population of Forest Grove, Happy Valley, or Wilsonville.
And yet, somehow, the students and staff who did research with me did phenomenally. Let me be clear: our success as a research group was driven by the collective effort of everyone involved.