Nostalgia inspires hope

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Caroline Hohner

Throughout the pandemic, students turned to childhood favorites like Nickelodeon’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender” for the comfort and escapism offered by nostalgia.

Ashley Husain, Reporter

What makes nostalgia so powerful? Why do we find ourselves going back to it? COVID-19 has placed us all in quarantine over the school year. During this time the rise of cartoons watched during this time as skyrocketed, but why?