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The Burr Magazine

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The Burr Magazine

Life After COVID-19: What I Expect We Should Be Expecting

Life After COVID-19: What I Expect We Should Be Expecting

Jacqueline Flickinger December 8, 2020

Illustration by Jocelyn Burton Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started, it’s been an ongoing struggle of fears and unknowns. We are all stuck wondering: will things ever go back to normal? Unfortunately,...

Playlist: Your Inner Teenager

Playlist: Your Inner Teenager

Jacqueline Flickinger October 10, 2020

Enjoy the social media team's playlist filled with punk, pop and everything else you can imagine to remind you of your teenage days. Make a game out of listening to it, try and not dance along! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6TrnGQPq8b79EZcEQOAa1J?si=SGYocVK8RnaSBESPs9REug

Losing RBG: One of America’s Greatest Activists

Losing RBG: One of America’s Greatest Activists

Jacqueline Flickinger October 9, 2020

Featured photo by Anastasia Lawrence Ruth Bader Ginsburg is easily one of the most influential social justice seekers of our time. In the wake of 2020, RBG’s death was shocking and stamped another...

Does My Vote Really Count? A “For Dummies” Summary Of The Election System

Does My Vote Really Count? A “For Dummies” Summary Of The Election System

Jacqueline Flickinger April 17, 2020

As we are slowly creeping up to the 2020 presidential election, the same question always seems to arise: Does your vote actually matter? The short answer is yes, but not directly.  The way our...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

Quarantined: 7 Ways College Students Can Tame Your Boredom

Jacqueline Flickinger April 8, 2020

Self-care Now is more perfect than ever to work on that one pesky thing you know you’re supposed to be working on, but just haven’t had the time or motivation. I’m talking about your own well-being....

Illustration by Katie Blazek

Being Alone, Protecting Yourself In Public Places

Jacqueline Flickinger April 1, 2020

Illustration by Katie Blazek With the overwhelming number of true crime documentaries flooding Netflix, it’s no wonder why we are more paranoid than ever about staying safe. In 2020, it’s vital...

Illustration by Dominica Hoover

How to Turn Yourself from a Night Owl to a Morning Person

Jacqueline Flickinger March 14, 2020

Illustration by Dominica Hoover Turning yourself from a night owl to a morning person, coping with early days Let’s face it. The most ideal job for many of us would be where we wake up at noon,...

12 Common College Courtesies You Need To Have As a Roommate  

12 Common College Courtesies You Need To Have As a Roommate 

Jacqueline Flickinger March 4, 2020

Illustration by Elliot Burr Do your dishes This should be common sense. However, some students just can’t muster up the energy to clean their own plates. No one wants to come home to a pile of...

America’s War with Iran: Should You Be Worried About The Draft?

America’s War with Iran: Should You Be Worried About The Draft?

Jacqueline Flickinger February 12, 2020

Featured image by Porapak Apichodilok from Pexels Point of view: It is 2020. Australian bushfires have wiped out the Outback, the coronavirus is spreading, Kobe has died in a helicopter...

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