๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Finding Balance in Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: When quarantine began, I had recently turned 17. Tomorrow I will be 18. It has become really challenging for me to accept that I will be an adult tomorrow when I never had the chance to be 17. At first, I spent quarantine 3D printing face shields for my community, but eventuallyContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Finding Balance in Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Speed-Cubing Through Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: COVID has been really fun for me. I am still bored occasionally, but school keeps me busy, and then it becomes nice to have the luxury of boredom. I pass time by trying out new things. My family has been watching a lot of movies lately, and I have taken up speed-cubingContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Speed-Cubing Through Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Following the Rules in Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: In my area, the rules were put into place in mid-March, as that was when we no longer went to physical school. My parents immediately went out to many stores to stock up on large quantities of pasta, rice and canned foods and for toilet paper (for both my family and myContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Following the Rules in Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ New Skills in Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: Hello! My name is Kaiya and I am from Murrieta, California. Covid 19 has had many effects on my life. I have been doing school from home since March, I don’t mind it as much as many of the other students across America, but it is a different kind of stressful! One ofContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ New Skills in Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Reflecting on a Year with Coronavirus

Murrieta, California, USA: Itโ€™s surreal to think that COVID-19 has been around for over a year. I remember hearing about it last December, when cases were popping up in Wuhan China. I think I felt the virusโ€™s presence sooner than most Americans because I have family in Taiwan. When my aunt, uncle, and little cousinContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Reflecting on a Year with Coronavirus”

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Phases of Quarantine

Kanpur, India: Hi, this is Pratham from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh in India. I am presently in my senior year (12th grade) of high school. I aspire to be an entrepreneur and a lawyer and will be appearing for tests like the CLAT and the LSAT in the year 2021. My story in lockdown comprises variousContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Phases of Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Missing Interactions

Fullerton, California, USA: In the time of Covid, everyone needs a touch of solace which enlivens our mood. We need neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine to be released which are also called the feel-good neurotransmitters. So letโ€™s hear a story about me that will make you laugh and probably cause stoic expressions. It mightContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Missing Interactions”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Easing into Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: Quarantine has been, needless to say, a weird learning experience for all of us including me. The hardest part of the situation was adapting to a new style of living solely from home which was tough for me especially because I never really realized how much I rely on after-school activities andContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Easing into Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Shifting Perspectives

Murrieta, California, USA: My perspective of this current situation has changed completely with the changing of the times. In the beginning, I thought, like everybody else, that this quarantine would only last at most a month and we would be back in school and back to the normality of life. After a few months ofContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Shifting Perspectives”

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ A Stressful Quarantine

Berkeley, California, USA: While I knew quarantine was going to be tough, I never expected it to be so bad. At first, I just missed all my friends, and even school (which I didnโ€™t think was possible), but I eventually got used to staying home all day, not going to school, and not being ableContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ A Stressful Quarantine”