Articles tagged: quarantine


Voices

On Burning Bread

Exchanging the Hilltop for the stovetop, Matt Phillips reflects on the labor of love it's been to learn the art of cooking during quarantine.

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Quarantine birthday

I turned 20 a few weeks ago and, damn, was it weird. There is something unsettling about turning another year older after you’ve spent the past six months doing absolutely... Read more

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Return of the tent: My knight in shining gingham

Spoilers for GBBO Series 11 (Netflix Season 8), Episode 1 Ahead! Let me set the scene: it is September 2020. Times are bleak. Instead of wallowing over my first midterms... Read more

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Best books from a quarantined summer

During a summer that was not quite as we expected it to be, many Voice staffers rediscovered their love of literature, while others—well-established book nerds—appreciated the extra time to read.... Read more

Voices

On falling in love with a dead author

I did not expect to fall in love with a dead author amid a global pandemic and a social revolution. Yet here we are. And how beautiful it is to be here.

Voices

How to grow your own digital best friend

How my best friend and I got so close despite just having the internet—and how you can grow yourself a digital best friend, too.

Voices

Learning what it means to be alone

"It was naïve of me to assume that I could avoid being alone on campus forever, and now, preparing for completely virtual classes, I’ve had to reflect on how I will deal with loneliness this semester."

Voices

Carrying On: Becoming friends at a distance

Amanda Chu and Natalie Chaudhuri tell the fabled story of their friendship—from proseminar classmates to Voices editors to quarantine best friends.

Two Cents

Two Cents: Episode 4 – Roommate Rendezvous

Eli and Sky are joined by special guests Abby and Sienna as the four discuss hypothetical roommate romances and navigating abstinence at Georgetown. To submit your own request for advice,... Read more

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Quarantine mindfulness for generally flawed, very scared people like me

I’ve rarely studied meditation in a formal sense, but the basis of mindfulness critical to its practice have always been an important part of my personal philosophy. For someone who has often struggled to feel in control in uncontrollable environments, mindfulness is an essential tool.

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A brief list of TV shows to watch instead of Tiger King

With COVID-19 having upended our lives, forcing us to stay home and practice social distancing, it’s important to find ways to relieve the stress of not knowing what’s in store... Read more

Two Cents

Two Cents: Episode 3 – Quaranteens

In this episode of advice podcast Two Cents, Sky and Eli discuss how quarantine can affect relationships and give recommendations on movies, TV shows, and music to enjoy while social distancing. To... Read more