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The Burr Magazine

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The Burr Magazine

Chapter 5: Mastering the Reading Block

Chapter 5: Mastering the Reading Block

Mariah Alanskas, Blogger November 22, 2022

No matter how much you may love something in life, you are bound to experience a lack of motivation or creativity towards it. “Writer’s block” isn’t just a phenomenon that happens to writers, it’s...

My Top Three Concerts of All Time

My Top Three Concerts of All Time

Ashley Caudill, Blogger November 22, 2022

Concerts have played an important role in my life since I was 5 years old. Specifically my first concert, Hannah Montana and the Jonas Brothers. If you know, you know. The excitement, joy, and happiness...

Album Review: Taylor Swift Midnights

Album Review: Taylor Swift “Midnights”

Ashley Caudill, Blogger November 7, 2022

A masterpiece made by a true mastermind, each track bejeweled with meaningful lyrics and the perfect album that we all needed. “Midnights'' is a whimsical journey through Taylor Swift’s biggest fears,...

Chapter 4: 3 Books Id Sell My Soul to Read for the First Time

Chapter 4: 3 Books I’d Sell My Soul to Read for the First Time

Mariah Alanskas, Blogger November 7, 2022

There are times in every reader’s life when you read a book that moves you so deeply that you wish you could experience it all over again. Although finishing a book you felt connected to can be bittersweet,...

Horror & Feminism

Horror & Feminism

Faith Fistler, Blogger October 24, 2022

Similar to Taylor Swift, horror has a bad reputation. The genre has faced many criticisms over the past decades because of its less-than-favorable portrayal of women and its promotion of purity culture....

The City of Splendors

The City of Splendors

Nathaniel Hedington, Blogger October 24, 2022

.. and then I told him ‘I don’t care if you’re a masked lord or the avatar of the Lightbringer, that’s not going in m-’ Oh hey! Rolled up a character, did you? Not bad stats, not sure I’d have...

Harry Styles Chicago Concert Review

Harry Styles Chicago Concert Review

Ashley Caudill, Blogger October 24, 2022

The United Center was packed with people of all ages and the floors were covered with colorful boa feathers as soon as you walked through the doors. Everyone is dressed as if they are ready to take on...

Chapter 3: Digital Versus Print

Chapter 3: Digital Versus Print

Mariah Alanskas, Blogger October 24, 2022

Book lovers everywhere have extreme stances on the digital versus print book debate. While some say the digital age has brought forth a form of reading that is easy on the earth and wallet, others believe...

Delvers of Dungeons, Slayers of Dragons

Delvers of Dungeons, Slayers of Dragons

Nathaniel Hedington, Blogger October 14, 2022

“-and as soon as he gets up on top of the statue he starts prying at the giant gems set into the eyes! We’re all at the base of the feet, telling him it was a bad idea, but he was a stubborn one, but...

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