Getting in Touch With the Great Outdoors

Due to the abrupt move to remote classes for the rest of the semester after the outbreak of COVID-19, some students have relocated miles away from New York City, either in their home state...

Building a Home Away From Home

Although NYU has prematurely closed its doors for the remainder of the academic year due to the coronavirus outbreak, its students are not letting that stop them from continuing their lives in New York...

Virtual Hangout Apps for Social Isolation

It’s a Zoom world, and we’re all just living in it. Now that NYU has transitioned to remote learning, community members are forced to frequent the app as a pseudo-setting for classes and meetings....

A College-Friendly Homemade Delicacy

With COVID-19 calling for social distancing, being away from New York City is daunting for many students, so I’ve been trying to focus on the positives of this situation. The best part of being...

Viral Quarantine Activities I’ve Done and Why I Hate Them

Like all of us, I’ve been super bored in quarantine, so I tried a few viral DIY trends, but my experiences with them have been less than ideal. With every social media platform containing...

The Uncertain Future of Summer Internships

In the midst of COVID-19 and the uncertainties it has thrust upon the world, one of the biggest questions for students are the fate of their summer internships. Large media companies such as Buzzfeed, Sony...

Online Classes Find Difficulties in Engagement

Online education at home might be effective when it comes to catching up on sleep and spending time with family. When it comes to learning though, for many students, the benefits are far less...

How Student Takeout Habits are Altered by COVID-19

Using takeout and delivery services is a privilege that has shifted greatly in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The restrictions on in-restaurant dining in New York and beyond have caused food delivery services...

I Discovered the Joy of Bread Baking in Quarantine

If I could explain the phenomenon of baking bread during the pandemic, I would. Maybe it has to do with the primitive feeling of kneading a ball of dough. Or perhaps it's the patient...

Easy Three-Ingredient Recipes

With the COVID-19 outbreak transforming our ways of life. A trip to the grocery store is no longer a leisurely, somewhat-relaxing weekend activity. Instead, it is a high-stress, high-risk task that may take hours...

Yoga Adjusts to a Virtual Reality

As I’m lying on my living room floor with my laptop perched on the mantel on a Saturday morning. I try to empty my mind, keeping my eyes closed, a yoga instructor’s disembodied voice...

How These Students Celebrate Birthdays in Quarantine

Being with someone on their birthday in the age of the coronavirus may mean joining a Zoom party or celebrating at a safe distance. Though many traditional birthday celebrations have certainly been spoiled, many...
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