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The blessing and curse of COVID quarantines

The blessing and curse of COVID quarantines

When being forced to take a physical break reveals you needed a mental break
Aubrey Jackson, Arts & Entertainment Reporter October 6, 2023

I’m not someone who measures school by counting down the days until my next break from it, but recently, I’ve felt like the weight of this semester has been getting incrementally more heavy — and...

Harrison Hartman, Anna Miller, and Lauren Dotson studying in the CSI

Trinity is cautiously “opening up” as quarantine anniversary approaches

Two weeks after students, faculty and staff arrived on campus for the spring semester, Trinity is opening its grounds in a way that looks very similar to the fall.
Gloria Farris, News Reporter February 7, 2021

On Jan. 14, Danny Anderson, university president, announced in a mass email that for the first two weeks of Trinity’s spring semester, classes and activities would be conducted virtually. Anderson explained...

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Morning/night routine for unplugging

Yukiko Yamazaki November 4, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleOne of the things I miss most about living on campus is spending most of my time in proximity to others. Having a roommate and suitemates, the ritual of getting ready in the...

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News brief: 10/30

Dana Nichols October 29, 2020
Spike in COVID-19 cases, hiring committee for Dean of Students formed and more
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Coping with Comedy: Eh-eh-everybody gets that way

Mai Vo October 14, 2020
“Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has those days. Everybody knows what I’m talking about. Everybody gets that way.” Hannah Montana was not lying when she penned these lyrics in 2007 in “Nobody’s Perfect,” and her words ring truer than ever as we fend off this collective depressive social isolation.
Photo credit: Noelle Barrera

Blaseball: The only valid fantasy sport?

Noelle Barrera September 30, 2020
The surprising genre of futuristic dystopian sports games
Photo credit: Ren Rader

You don’t need somewhere to go to get all dressed up

Joshua Anaya September 23, 2020
Reclaiming a passion for style while social distancing
Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

Finding A Sense Of Normalcy Through Dressing Up

Mai Vo September 23, 2020
In quarantine, the self-expression of clothing has been somewhat lost to the monotony of sweatpants and T-shirts. Without being able to go out, with no one to impress and no reason to get dressed up, I struggled with the reality of quarantine.
Photo credit: Ren Rader

Inner peace in challenging times

Yukiko Yamazaki September 23, 2020
In today's overwhelming climate, sometimes you must prioritize yourself.
When in doubt, look to bread-baking for some comfort

When in doubt, look to bread-baking for some comfort

Noelle Barrera September 16, 2020
Quarantine baking began as a Twitter trend, but helped me manage my COVID anxiety
Students check-in at Laurie Auditorium for COVID-19 testing during move-in. Testing was provided free-of-charge by Trinity. Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Isolation vs. quarantine and everything else you need to know about COVID-19 treatment

Neha Kumar September 10, 2020
University health staff monitors symptoms, conducts vital signs checks, and contact-traces for students considered have had close contact with or tested positive for COVID-19.
Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

We shouldn’t be expected to be productive in isolation

Kayla Padilla March 19, 2020
Imposing high expectations on students and others affected by quarantine hinders one's ability to rest and recover
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