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As 2021 comes to a close, one big question looms: What just happened?

Here at CU Times, we actually listed “What Just Happened?” on one of the early drafts of our 2021 editorial calendar as a potential title for our final print issue of the year. It was a sort of knee-jerk reaction phrase that came to mind when we began working on the calendar in late 2020 and contemplated how we might be feeling at the end of the following year. We didn’t know what 2021 had in store, but we knew it wouldn’t involve nonstop smooth sailing, and imagined our future selves trying to make sense of what we just experienced.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as an editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta FCU) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 16 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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