Animal Crossing games are known for their relaxing music, entertaining villagers, and addicting activities. Above all, this series helps players maintain a sense of normalcy especially during stressful times, which is particularly critical during COVID-19 and the current shelter in place orders across the world.
I’ve always really loved Harry Potter. The books absolutely defined my childhood, and I often return to them when looking for something to reread. This is why I am so disturbed by J.K. Rowling’s recent transphobic comments. I really looked up to her as a child, and it hurts to see her publicly rebuke a marginalized community.
Politics, pressure, school, killings, and now a pandemic. The year 2020 has brought upon us a new awareness of the value of life. Even in the midst of all this, there have also been flashes of hope.
Ever since I was a pre-teen, I always tried to be someone that everyone loved and admired.
Historic representations of gay relationships, often written by closeted gay men, provide readers with the knowledge that their community has always been there.
My friends and I were sitting outside when we got the news: There would be no school for a couple of weeks due to the COVID-19 virus.
Looking up at the building, I didn’t care that it was hot or that I couldn’t understand what the guide was talking about. I felt a powerful spirit flow through me. That was Lalibela church.
I haven’t had physical contact with anyone in at least a month and a half. I feel like Tom Hanks in Castaway… but with hours of The Office on Netflix. Before the COVID-19 quarantine, I never realized how impactful human contact was
Concerts have a special way of connecting fans with the artist. When COVID-19 first hit, I was heartbroken by the idea that I might not see or listen to my favorite artists in person for another calendar year.
I was pacing back and forth in my room. I had just received an email saying my college decision letter was just updated. For better or worse, I knew that my life was about to change.