But what happens now? COVID vaccines are being distributed, and everyone is excited to travel and party once all of this is over. Air travel is expected to increase, along with travel in general.
We may not see our impact on the planet directly, but it is essential to know what helps our planet in order to avoid hurting it. Over the past few years, both university faculty and students have created programs, services and projects to strive for a more sustainable Carolina.
If Erin Campagna, the Digital Director at Coulture Magazine, has learned one thing through this ‘dumpster fire’ of a year, it is resilience.
Being a college student in the current world is not an easy task. Balancing exams, papers, internships, mental health and a pandemic with no light at the end of the tunnel is exhausting. Let us not forget that we just witnessed one of the most crucial elections in American history. But being an international student – pandemic or not – brings a unique set of challenges.
Over 35 other academic institutions, including UNC-Chapel Hill, have collaborated to understand the effects of lockdown practices on sexual and reproductive health in the International Sexual Health and Reproductive Health (I-SHARE) Survey. The survey addresses issues of contraceptive use, access to reproductive healthcare, sexual/gender-based violence and STI prevalence.
A few months ago, Givenchy announced their new creative director, Matthew Williams. He took over the world-renowned French fashion house when ex-creative director Clare Waight Keller stepped down in April 2020.
Natalie Mering, who uses the stage name Weyes Blood, released “Titanic Rising” in April 2019. It is the 32-year-old’s fourth studio album. Since its release, the aforementioned problems associated with climate change have worsened, but the COVID-19 pandemic began as well, bringing with it fundamental changes in society and contributing to worsening mental health across all age groups.
I think everyone can agree that COVID-19 has impacted their relationships. Whether it is platonic, familial, professional or romantic relationships, the pandemic has affected the nature and quality of these connections.
But with time, we gave into the chaotic nature of life during COVID-19. By doing so we opened ourselves to the facets of life that get lost when we move at such a fast pace we can barely keep our feet beneath us.