May 12, 2020

Stay at home orders have caused people to cease from frequently pretty much all public spaces. Although maybe not something at the forefront of most people’s minds as being affected by lack of visitation, museums have lost their crowds of visitors. Even so, as I found...

May 12, 2020

With all of us having to socially distance in our own homes these days, there’s very little structure to our daily lives. I no longer have classes to walk to, a bus to catch every day, or meetings to attend that cannot be attended on my laptop for the comfort of my bed...

May 12, 2020

Recently, in an effort to stay entertained through my lectures that somehow seem to last longer and longer as the weeks go by, I’ve picked back up things that haven’t been used in a long time. One of these items that has seen a lot more interaction is my old Nintendo D...

May 12, 2020

The love he gives me is the kind of love I hope everyone has the privilege of knowing at least once in their life. That kind of love— how he asks me to send him old photos from before I met him because “I want to see everything I missed.” A Sunday kind of love, the typ...

May 12, 2020

The continuation of life in quarantine has led me to begin many different crafting projects. I began with making friendship bracelets, and then my roommate taught me to knit. Working on a small project with a movie or tv show playing in the background is sort of a mind...

April 7, 2020

What a weird time. I can’t really put into words how I have been feeling. As you know, at least I hope you know, coronavirus has somewhat taken over the world. College classes have gone online, events have been cancelled, we have been ordered to stay inside and so many...

March 30, 2020

Now that my econ professor is a pixel-formed, 2-D blur; my classes are incomplete virtual gatherings; and social events are split-screen marriages between online Pictionary and Zoom; the footprint of the corona virus is seen to have stamped quarantine into all of us. A...

February 25, 2020

Five chords in and you already know the song. You know the next four words and immediately think of that person with whom you want to be singing along. The lyrics and rhythm seize control of your mind and all you can focus on for the next three and a half minutes is th...

February 24, 2020

I have a confession to make, and it’s that I’ve never actually read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. I know what you’re thinking: that I’m a creative writing major and a feminist, and the main character is a spitfire feminist author! How have I never read it? The ans...

February 23, 2020

Different people write and make art for different reasons. Sometimes it’s an escape, and other times it’s to express an idea. Some people create without ever planning on sharing their creation with others. This can stem from the use of artistic activities as a de-stres...

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