It is no secret that college students living away from their families may feel pressured to make holiday visits, but with the restrictions and risks Covid-19 has given the perfect excuse to skip the trip this year.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and any family-gathering holidays bring stress to most people, especially college students. Students can use quarantine and the stricter restrictions to take a step back and reevaluate their priorities.
While a portion of society is wrapping presents, preparing turkeys and singing christmas carols in November, there are people who know that the holidays suck. Overspending money, fighting with family and friends and, of course, feeling the holiday blues are just a few of the reasons it might be that holiday gatherings are being limited in scope due to COVID-19.
California State Universities provide a week-long break during Thanksgiving week, while most UCs and community colleges, ELAC included, only give their students two days off for the holiday.
The Kinesiology department had its 5th Annual Husky Turkey Trot Drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Quad yesterday.
The 21st Annual Film Freak Thanksgiving Food Drive is gathering food for the hungry. Quinones said that if people were planning to donate that they should look for large #10 cans of items. Quinones also talked about how large bags of vegetables were also key. Adding that there are items that are always sought after by food banks.
By Marcus Camacho The holidays are making their way to campus as the Kinesiology Department host the first Husky Turkey Trot and Thanksgiving Food Drive on Nov. 25. The Kinesiology department came up with the idea of the event last month. The event was a project designed by the Kinesiology Department to create a fun environment for the students, faculty and staff to participate in. The event is to promote…