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

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 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...

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 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...

February 7, 2020

Now that I have reached week three of the spring semester, I’ve come to the point where I begin to feel like I need to be reoriented again. Classes are starting up and the busyness is beginning to fill all my evenings and free time turns into twenty-minute nap time bef...

November 7, 2019

At a university known for its engineering program, the arts on campus can seem to fade into the background. Perhaps not the object of most students’ studies, the arts can seem to be far from the central theme of Virginia Tech campus life. Where is the connection to the...

October 29, 2019

Whether sitting on the floor of my room and staring at the white paint on the wall while listening to a catchy folk song or singing out loud to throwback pop songs in the steam of a scalding hot shower, music influences and affects me. Through the ups and downs of coll...

October 21, 2019

Now a quarter of the way through the semester, it seems a routine has begun to manifest itself in the daily attendance (or skipping) of classes and in anxious attempts to complete assignments, causing chaos to emerge in the rush of over-commitment. Thinking of all the...

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