First-year of college, not exactly what I expected it to be. I knew stepping into college would be very different from high school but I did not know what I was doing at all. Jumping right into college was a little confusing. I did not know where the buildings were located and the classes itself […]Read more "A College Experience BY: Nafi Billah"
Quarantine sucks, I hate it here… in my room that is. It was not always like this (obviously) I used to actually like my room a lot but I got so tired of seeing the same thing over and over for almost two months now. I just wanna get out and play some basketball to […]Read more "Quarantine at Home BY: Nafi Billah"
Let’s be blunt, this is not like how things ended in High School Musical 3, it’s even worse. There’ll be no singing dancing or giant party, in fact, we might not even have graduation at all. Such is the fate of all the seniors such as myself who have to give up all their senior […]Read more "Class of 2020 – The Missing Year BY: Daniel Luna"
During the middle of March, it was announced that classes would be held online. Soon after, distance learning became the norm for the entire country. As someone who learns better in class with no distractions in reach, distance learning has become a challenge. During the past few weeks, there have been many obstacles for not […]Read more "Motivation During COVID-19 BY: Maria Bonilla"
For college students that were supposed to graduate this year– we are upset! College seniors worldwide have worked hard for the last couple of years to get to where they are today. Just to find out that our graduation ceremony has been CANCELLED! College is a big deal for a lot of students. This may […]Read more "College Seniors–Why Are We Upset? By: Monia Begum"
For many people, 2020 had already felt like it started rocky. Many tragedies have occurred and it seems like a constant flood of news that we don’t want to hear. About 2-3 months ago, the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, emerged in China. Many memes were spread throughout social media and no one took this […]Read more "COVID-19 Life Transitions By: Maria Bonilla"
by Jennifer Hernandez While during this pandemic, I am trying to remain as calm as possible and only think positive thoughts. I can’t help and notice the people around me. Many are losing their jobs, xenophobia on trains, people fighting over hand sanitizer and toilet paper. This pandemic isn’t bringing the best out in people, […]Read more "Pandemic Mayhem By: Jennifer Hernandez"
There has been a lot of panic due to the coronavirus. There are no longer any in-person classes and schools have been closed. People are no longer traveling to work if it is not necessary. Personally, I am now working from home and my college classes are now all online. I am supposed to graduate […]Read more "Change, Fear, and Self-Care By: Rachel Bai"
It is March 15th, 2020. Earlier today, while sitting in the car, my family and I heard Governor Cuomo announce on the radio that NYC public schools would be closing, possibly until April 20th, meaning more than a month without school. Upon hearing the announcement, I felt strange, not particularly happy or sad, just in […]Read more "Optimistic By: Anjali Temal"
Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you just want to stop thinking about all the things that are bothering you? Being quarantined may seem like a good idea but all the thoughts you were trying to get away from by going to school, work, gym, etc., is all rushing back to you. Now you’re thinking about […]Read more "Quarantine Self-Care By: Monia Begum"