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Bright-er Side: Social distancing helped me find myself

By: Marco Ovies, Features Editor Before COVID-19 and social distancing, I was filled with social anxiety constantly. I always thought that everyone around me was...

Bright-er Side: Too much free time has led to new hobbies

By: Meera Eragoda, Editor-in-Chief This pandemic has undeniably brought isolation, uncertainty, stress, and precarity for many — and still continues to. While none of this should...

The Bright-er Side: Isolating introduced me to some of my dearest friends online

By: Paige Riding, Copy Editor It seemed the more weekends I went out drinking pre-pandemic, the faster my socialization meter would run out. If I...

The Bright-er side: Pandemic binge-watching is an unlikely learning opportunity

By: Dev Petrovic, Opinions Editor Since the start of the pandemic, I have been on a never-ending streaming service marathon. From binge-watching corny shows like...

The Bright-er Side: Hallmark movies are showing more diversity

by Sara Wong, Arts & Culture Editor I usually refer to watching Hallmark movies as my guilty pleasure. Not because they’re super cheesy, but because...

The Bright-er Side: Staying home is an opportunity to save money

by Brianna Condilenios, SFU Student The pandemic has brought an onslaught of financial hardships for many. Job loss to small business struggles only skim the surface...

The Bright-er Side: TikTok boredom spotlights youth creativity

by Madeleine Chan, Opinions Editor I don’t have TikTok. So it says something that I’m still very impacted by the constant innovation that comes from...

The Bright-er Side: Greater understanding from professors has been amplified by the pandemic

by Meera Eragoda, Arts & Culture Editor Remote learning has been good at times, but the transition has also been stressful at times. Many of...

The Bright-er Side: A shoutout to stuck-at-home parental figures and guardians

by Juztin Bello, Copy Editor The other day I was in my “office” (my bedroom) getting some work done. I hadn’t realized that time had...

The Bright-er Side: I would have never become a plant dad if it weren’t...

by Marco Ovies, Editor-in-Chief When we shut everything down my work at The Peak quickly moved online. In addition, my part-time barista job at Starbucks had...