Kirtika Sharad, George Washington University
One could be ready for distribution before January 2021, but there’s still many Americans who would be unwilling to take it.
Alice Murphy, University of Maryland, College Park
The pandemic has made it unsafe to attend religious services, but people are finding other ways to stay rooted in their faith.
Haven Worley, University of Rochester
Callie Rosenzweig, University of Chicago
Lockdown might not seem very beneficial at first glance, but it turns out that depriving yourself of the activities you enjoy might actually boost your future happiness.
Be it your first, twentieth or two-hundredth, getting a tattoo during the pandemic comes with its own set of rules.
Juliana Fujii, Biola University
When creating content, some stars see disobeying government mandates as a small price to pay, proving not all influencers should be considered role models.
Katherine Brand, University of Michigan
The new TikTok trend has students documenting their daily lives while quarantined, but what bigger problems with reopening plans are revealed?
Abigail Adeleke, University of Miami
Some universities have already closed due to an influx of coronavirus cases, but the University of Illinois may have found a solution.
Emma Smith, Wesleyan University
I’ve come to understand the pandemic through a scientific lens, thanks to the medical insights of my parents.
The touching but heartwrenching World War II novel explores a Jewish girl’s hope-filled journey to find community in a war-ravaged Germany.
Reem Farhat, Fordham University
As universities plan to return to campus in the fall, it is clear that they have failed to consider the safety and concerns of students who live off campus.
The psychological realism of Laura van den Berg’s second book parallels the isolation many are feeling during the pandemic.
Instead of villainizing technology just because it’s trendy, Cal Newport makes a compelling case for satisfaction that runs deeper than pings and pixels.
The policy elicited its fair share of outrage, and although the policy may have been withdrawn, calls to have the controversial law enforcement agency abolished are on the rise.
Nora Markey, Wesleyan University
You don’t need a yard to start gardening. You can easily grow fresh, healthy produce from your counters or windows.
COVID-19 might affect the collection of U.S. population data, but the count suffers more because some communities are continually overlooked.
These options promote a quiet, wholesome lifestyle and an escape from reality that has been difficult to find during the pandemic.
A long history of unresolved issues, often stemming from the legacy of colonialism and systematic racism, only exacerbates the impact of the coronavirus on Native Americans.
The international database of organic farms paves the way for a hands-in-the ground learning opportunity amidst the global pandemic.
Cathleen Luo, Columbia University
Cutting off all your hair can be a statement, a declaration of freedom or a much needed change.
Karunya Bhramasandra, Stanford University
Even while the world feels unstable, it’s important to remain interested in it through knowledge, questions and creativity.
Nina Dutta, Occidental College
Pawnee’s Parks and Recreation Department reminds viewers about the importance of laughter and supporting one another during quarantine.
Emerson Holmes, Lindenwood University
Many college students have gone home because of the coronavirus, but happens when ‘home’ is a place of abuse?
Ian Nordin, University of Texas at San Antonio
There are hundreds of new coronavirus cases every day across the United States, and while those numbers are soaring, so are firearm sales.
Lauren Buchko, Michigan State University
Events that are months away are being canceled because of COVID-19, but many artists are stepping up to give fans something in return.
Lisa Lilianstrom, Northern Illinois University
This game isn’t just fun puzzles and a psychotic teddy bear. Its relevant mental health metaphors make it the perfect game to get you through a lonely quarantine.
A devastating pandemic just like COVID-19 has been predicted on multiple occasions, but the proper precautions were not put in place.
Kayla Placide, University at Buffalo
Maybe you’ve been wanting to pick up a new hobby or finally start that book. Now is the perfect time.
Sarah Stager, University of Pittsburgh
Classes are going remote nationwide. Who knew staying home for school would be harder than going to campus?
Vaishnavi Kalyana, College of DuPage
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