Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I moved to New York City almost three years ago with a strong desire to experience the big-city life something that my Midwestern upbringing lacked. But within two weeks of when the coronavirus hit, the hustle and bustle that drew me to the city seemed to completely evaporate. Only after leaving New York City and fleeing to Houston did I realize how much I missed the city. As begins phase one of reopening, I wonder if the New York I return to will be the same one I left.

Coronavirus helped me rekindle my relationship with running. But it’s complicated.

When I was younger, I loved to run but obsessed over my weight

I’ve survived working from home in a studio apartment for 6 months. Here’s how.

My boyfriend and I had some misadventures along the way

Being on social media is exhausting. Here’s how I’m balancing it with my well-being.

At times, it feels performative