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Samantha Cynn is a Life Columnist for The Cavalier Daily.

Rediscovering reading in 2020

After weeks upon weeks of social distancing, staying indoors and taking necessary safety precautions, I think every person alive has come to the same, nagging question — what am I supposed to do now?

Suddenly, the phrase “hug the people you love a little tighter today” hits differently.

I miss hugs

With social distancing, we aren’t able to hug those people, and that is a difficult reality. If I — as a hug hater — think that, I can’t imagine how people who are huggers are feeling.

Emma Keller is a Life Columnist for The Cavalier Daily.

A hate letter to 2020

 Over the past few weeks, a question has continued to resurface in my head — If the year 2020 was a tangible form that I could see and talk to, what would I say to it? 

If you are so passionate about a hobby, it feels almost wrong to not do the thing you love.

Is reader burnout real?

Personally, finding myself with nothing but time and a growing book list, quarantine presented itself as the perfect opportunity to read.