Statement

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This week's Statement Magazine is focused on the 2020 Election.

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The election scenery is similar to what it is every election year: signs, flags, radio ads, television commercials, flyers, surveryers, polling.

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Every morning I wake up and realize that we’re one day closer to the general election on Nov. 3. Whether it be from a New York Times notification or a new mark on my calendar, the start to each morning feels like a ticking time bomb.

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My father jumped out of his seat the moment I entered the living room. With a glowing smile, he proudly announced that he had finished registering to vote for the upcoming presidential election.

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When it comes to voting and elections the most common question anyone gets is: Who are you voting for?

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I can’t stop listening to the news. I can’t stop reading the news. I can’t stop thinking about the news. Election Day is Nov. 3, and consuming any type of media about the dreaded date sends me spiraling into cycles of fear and doubt.

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In 2016, just four years shy of the hundred-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, Americans witnessed history as the first woman eve

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Photography, as a craft, feeds off of perfection. We take hundreds, if not thousands, of photos at a time just to keep two or three. If we’re not satisfied with those two, we’ll edit them for hours on Photoshop or Lightroom.

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This week, The Statement explored the various ways technology permeates our pandemic-ridden lives, in ways both sinister or connective.

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This past month, I’ve spent more days than not sitting in the same brown wooden chair at my desk, logging on and off Zoom, scrolling through Facebook, chipping away at articles, messaging and texting and emailing and attending more virtual meetings and FaceTime calls before realizing that t