Ways to stay social while social distancing

Rachel Dvareckas, Managing Editor

With students back on campus and gathering restrictions in place, it may be difficult to stay social with friends while keeping a six-foot distance. Here are some tips on how to stay social while social distancing during the pandemic.

  • Utilize video call platforms. Hang out with friends virtually from the comfort of your room.

  • Hang out with friends in outdoor spaces. Grab your masks and plan to meet with friends in open outdoor spaces on campus.

  • Have a game night. It’s important to keep yourself and your friends healthy and staying inside with minimal contact with others can help accomplish that. Playing board games or card games can be a fun way to bond with roommates and get your mind off stressful things.

  • Have a paint night. You can either do this in person or on a video call. There are many paint tutorial videos on Youtube that you and your friends can follow.

  • Find online games you can play together. There are many games online that you can play with friends and stay social with them while you play.