YU Observer Writer Spotlight: Bluma Gross

By: Features Staff  |  April 26, 2020

By Features Staff

Name, Age, Year in School

Bluma Gross, 18, Freshman

Where are you currently quarantined, and with whom?

Crown Heights with my family and backyard cats

How are you feeling?


Currently reading

Kaddish by Allen Ginsburg

Currently watching


Currently listening to

Sublime, Lou Reed, and Carti Leaks

Favorite quarantine snack/drink?

Been eating a lot of oranges

Favorite class to attend over Zoom?

Ivrit with Morah Goldwicht

Favorite way to social distance with friends?

FaceTime/sending letters

Any interesting hobbies or habits you’ve picked up since beginning quarantine?

Yes, I’ve learned how to ruin my hair through cheap hair dye!

What non-quarantine activity do you miss the most?

Thrifting and going to museums

What’s a thought/quote/piece of advice that’s helping you get through these trying times?

I can’t remember the context but a footnote from The Myth of Sisyphus:“A healthy attitude also includes faults”