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Self Care While Online

Helpful Hints
November 2, 2020

According to the American Psychological Association, Self Care has never been more important than it has been throughout this pandemic. While being quarantined at home these past months, it has been...

The Coronavirus Has Altered Our Lives

The Coronavirus Has Altered Our Lives
November 2, 2020

As we all know, CoVid-19 has affected all our lives in drastic ways. We no longer attend school in person, and we must constantly wear masks. This virus has changed the way that we live. And probably will...

Reprioritizing While Remote

November 2, 2020

In the first few weeks of school I found myself using the limited time in between classes along with my free periods  to catch up on sleep. With my sleep schedule still suffering from this past summer,...

Advice from a Senior

Advice from a Senior
May 23, 2020

Senior year is supposed to be legendary. I guess you can say that mine was. While it was far from perfect, I still managed to enjoy my senior year, even without Field Day. Here is what I wish I knew before...

Time Moves On and So Will We: A Personal Essay

These are the trees outside my window that continue to make me feel alive during lockdown. Recently, I have been sitting near my window and listening to the birds while I  do schoolwork.
May 12, 2020
Whether or not I'm doing "important things" or being productive, time goes on. The clocks don't stop but they also aren't here to judge you. Whether or not you're in bed all day or up at dawn working out, time and life won't judge you. This time to ourselves is ours.

How College Students and Mercy Girls are Coping with COVID-19

How College Students and Mercy Girls are Coping with COVID-19
April 29, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, school has moved online, and our normal lifestyles have changed dramatically. Anxiety has risen due to the uncertainty of the current situation, and boredom has filled...

Coronavirus: Social Distancing and Anxiety

Coronavirus: Social Distancing and Anxiety
April 26, 2020

If you go to Giant, Food Lion, Costco, or wherever you get your groceries, you’ll notice that empty shelves which used to be overflowing with toilet paper are now empty. You’ll notice that milk, eggs,...

Seven Things to Do While You’re Stuck at Home

Seven Things to Do While You're Stuck at Home
April 5, 2020

With COVID-19 keeping us all indoors, one thing we can all relate to is the copious amount of daily boredom. Here are 10 different and exciting things to do while you're stuck at home. 1. Craft Craft...

Parasite – A Modern Classic

Parasite - A Modern Classic
March 18, 2020

On February 9, 2020, Bong Joon Ho's Parasite made history as the first foreign film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture; needless to say, it was well deserved. There has not been a single moment...

Sharenting: Where Is The Line?

Sharenting: Where Is The Line?
March 18, 2020

"Sharenting," or oversharing your child's life on social media, has become more and more of an issue as our years online grow. We all have that family member known to share every second of their child's...

What Senior Retreat Meant To Me

What Senior Retreat Meant To Me
February 12, 2020

This year, Mercy seniors were told to pack our things, drive forty minutes to Sparks, Maryland, to the O’Dwyer Retreat House for senior retreat. Although I hate to admit it, sometimes I live for retreats....

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