Life in the 2020s started off rather rough, as I’m sure you are all aware. When COVID-19 struck, it seemed the world shut down. Questions abounded, regarding the nature of the illness, how it spreads, how deadly it is, and how to remain safe. In the face of immense uncertainty, various businesses closed, and schools were forced to haphazardly improvise online curricula. For me, this meant an early end to my freshman year of college.

Come Fall of 2020, however, my school was largely able to return to business as usual, save a few important changes. The obvious ones include masks and social distancing…