Everything feels impossible right now. We are striving for normalcy with no hope that it is coming in the foreseeable future. With this, we crumble under the weight of uncertainty. This is the easiest thing to do. We mourn what we have lost. That graduation we were working towards, the wedding you spent hours upon hours planning, the vacation you already packed your bags for and the list can go on and on. All of
During this quarantine, I have had a lot more time to catch up on new shows and subscribe to new streaming platforms. Here is a list of all the new shows I have binge-watched and their platforms! Disney + I have been feeling super nostalgic, so instead of catching up on the latest Marvel films, I have been watching old school Disney. I recently watched season 1 of Lizzie McGuire and That’s So Raven. I
By Tyler Compo Even though April Fools is a pretty well known day throughout the world, there isn’t much known about its origin or history. There are many different links that historians make to its origin. One theory is that the holiday began back in 1582 after France switched to the Gregorian Calendar. The new year began with the spring equinox around April 1. Many people didn’t know that the this change happened and continued
Group of college students in the university amphitheatre, they are sitting and listening to a lecture. Rear view. Sign up now! Campuses around the world are shut down until further notice with leaders taking precautions due to COVID-19. All students have one question: What is distance learning?  Distance learning is essentially instruction away from campus as opposed to face-to-face contact. For those that have never enrolled in an online course, this can be confusing and
By Tyler Compo After being inside for a couple of days, I’m sure everyone is starting to go a little stir crazy. It’s easy to get bored sitting around waiting to go back to school or work so I thought I would post a couple of ideas for things to do while you’re stuck inside. If you’re a student you can use this time to study, catch up on homework and adapt your schedule to
In the light of hard times, focusing on the positive can be difficult. I am the first to agree with you. Getting swept into negativity is so much easier than looking at negativity in the eyes and smiling your brightest smile. But in times of extreme despair, smiling is the only way we will get through.  Your birthday may fall into all of the chaos. It is extremely easy to wallow in self-pity. It is
With the State of New York at a standstill, our growing boredom can lead to negative thoughts. Taking a shower to get back into pajamas can get a little depressing. In these trying times, it is easy to focus solely on what we lack. Let’s look at the bright side of things. Restaurants are closed, but we can order take out. Social distancing is in effect, but we have social media to connect. New York
By Tyler Compo The Corona Virus is scary in many different ways, especially how it has the potential to cancel yearly plans you may have had. One question that I have seen asked a lot during these times is how can I go about selling my home during the virus? How do I market my home and get people to see my house? This may seem like an impossible task, but there are ways you
Recently we have had no use for planners and alarms! It is easy to lose our routines when there is nothing open to do. Here is a list of what I have been doing to stay busy,active and informed! 1)Podcasts! Podcasts are great if you want to multitask at home but still stay up to date. My favorite podcast is Encyclopedia Womannica,  5 minutes of information about different incredible women from throughout history. Listening to
Corona Virus is impacting everyone’s lives differently. My heart goes out to anyone who has the virus or knows somebody with it. No matter who you are, your life is directly being impacted by this virus. I wish the families of those who are infected the best of luck and I am praying for speedy recoveries. I hope everyone who has been temporarily laid off can use this time to not stress out. Personally, my
Take a moment and breathe. Take a moment and look at the people standing next to you, even if they are 6 feet from you. Take a moment to hug that furry friend cuddled at your feet. Most importantly, take a moment and tell that college student that you are proud of them.          Every college student began this year with hope and excitement. That freshman who moved into the dorm away from their family
Last week changed the lives of millions of people across America. Supermarket shelves are empty, all classes are canceled nationwide and social distancing has Americans stuck at home. COVID-19 has changed our way of life, for the time being. In my case, the disruptions started the day I found out all of the college classes are going to transition to an online format. This news wasn’t brought to my attention through a formal email from