Sept. 4, 2020 — On Aug. 10, College of Ga senior Jessica Martin rang in her 21st birthday with a “miniature party” — a cell order from a local liquor retail outlet and a tranquil accumulating with her roommate and two shut buddies at her apartment in the vicinity of campus.

In pre-COVID times, it would have seemed substantially distinct, she says. Martin’s buddies would have probable designed her 21st birthday signals — maybe in the shape of Texas, her property point out — and a large group would have headed in a festive gaggle downtown to bar