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My Online Learning Experience with Yulia S.

As a social butterfly and active learner in group settings, sitting at home, zooming into all of my classes at school, and staying on mute is not an ideal situation. My own house that used to be a place where I could have a break from all of my responsibilities became...
Addiction/Dependent

Addiction/Dependent

“Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there” – Robert Downey Jr. Those who suffer from addiction, whether it is to drugs or other impulsions, may feel as though they are completely alone in this world. It can be tough to come to...

An Inspiring Story

By Angelica V. I have always had a soft place in my heart for kids; in high school I was President of the Key Club, the school’s volunteer club, and partook in many activities geared towards helping children. As a group, our club would volunteer to operate the game...
Seniors

Seniors

Older populations are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation. According to a Time Magazine article published in 2019, “Research shows that chronic loneliness can impact older adults’ memory, physical well-being, mental health, and life expectancy.”...

COVID, Social Media, and Loneliness

By Angelica V. As I gaze at my boyfriend over FaceTime video chat, I sigh deeply and say “I miss you”. Seeing him over video chat is some semblance of small relief, but remains inadequate all the same. Ever since my COVID-19 diagnosis, I have been unable to see him in...