The Way Back to School
How a House of 80 Students in Texas Has Stayed COVID-Free Since March
In the middle of an Austin neighborhood designated early on as a coronavirus hotspot, one co-op house has successfully turned itself into a bubble.
How to Argue With Your Parents Like a Fellow Adult
If something's important enough to one or both of you enough to get heated about it, it's probably important enough to get to the bottom of it together.
How to Talk to a Friend Whose Posts Have You Worried
It can be hard to know the best response when jokes and cries for help sound so similar.
Students Share How They Made Their Remote Classrooms Actually Cool
Try to create a dedicated space, get near a window, and consider an under-desk spinning machine.
How to Have a Successful Argument With Yourself
When you're considering a life-changing decision, figuring out what to do can be overwhelming. Here's how to think through it.
VICE Readers’ Back-to-School Outfits Made Us Care About Clothes Again
Not even COVID-19 and remote classes via video chat can put a damper on the joy of a great first-day-of-school outfit.
How to Argue With a Friend Over Text
Take this opportunity to present the composed version of yourself, rather than word-vomit your emotions into a text box.
Students Are Taking Gap Years to Avoid the Mess of College During COVID
Universities are receiving way more deferral and gap requests from students who see no point in paying full tuition for a remote semester.
'This Isn’t What I Signed Up For': RAs on the Huge Burden of Student Health
Being a residential advisor means taking on extra responsibilities. But in the time of COVID-19, schools are asking RAs to do work that’s way above their pay grade.
How to Argue With a Debt Collector
You might want to ignore their calls, but that will only make things worse. Instead, here's how to address your financial situation head-on—and potentially make it more manageable.
How to Finesse Any Deadline
Will they know you're lying? Thanks to technology, it might not matter.
How to Fit in a Real Workout When You Have Only 20 Minutes
When you can't dedicate as much time to training as you might like, here's how to keep your priorities straight—without feeling guilty.