"One belief that's been reinforced in me since the beginning of this pandemic is to be thankful for the things I've already experienced."
Despite all of the unknowns surrounding COVID-19's impact on the world, the key to getting through this crisis is remembering our humanity.
I long to tell the world about your accomplishments, your grit, your willingness to sit down and work through even the most complex problems. I want children to read about you and be gripped with inspiration about what you overcame — and how they, too, can overcome the obstacles they face.
Sometimes, living with a roommate requires compromise. State News reporters wrote letters to their roommates — one from the perspective of a messy roommate and one from the perspective of a clean roommate.
"I never took the time to act selfishly and think about what I needed in the moment. I never took the time to just breathe. So, this is a friendly reminder to do just that. Breathe."
Historically, every time something like this happens, the university gives out a generic apology that is reactive instead of proactive. This time, that wasn’t necessarily the case.
As an adult, it is astounding how the celebrities I idolized have allowed me to feel more secure in my sexuality, identity and who I am — and it’s even more remarkable how many more figures young, gay kids have to look up to now.