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Josie Sydnor is a Life Columnist for The Cavalier Daily. 

How I celebrated my 21st birthday while quarantining

In some ways, it felt inappropriate to call for a celebration given the fear that so many people are experiencing right now. However, the elements that made up my birthday helped us contribute to controlling the spread of the virus and staying sane while quarantining.

Emma Keller is a Life Columnist for The Cavalier Daily.

Regaining perspective on the coronavirus crisis

We live in a world that is dominated by social media and in a culture that puts too much trust in its most-followed users. It is more obvious now — while the globe is battling COVID-19 — than ever just how dependent we are on “reliable news sources” like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.