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10 Things I Want To Do Before Turning 20

10 Things I Want To Do Before Turning 20

Kaitlyn Finchler March 26, 2021

Photos by Kaitlyn Finchler and Taylor Gay While I would say I have had a decent amount of experiences and adventures, sometimes things are more fun or exhilarating if you set a time to them, a bucket...

My Journey With Mental Health

My Journey With Mental Health

Kaitlyn Finchler February 22, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall TW: depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts It’s too hard, you’ll never make it, someone else is already doing better, why even bother? These are thoughts that...

How Your Zodiac Predicts You Are Handling COVID-19

How Your Zodiac Predicts You Are Handling COVID-19

Kaitlyn Finchler December 19, 2020

Illustration by Samantha Schaffer It’s no doubt that no one expected the COVID-19 pandemic, but what if someone told you that your astrology chart could tell you how you were going to react? Each...

I Spent Money Unnecessarily On Amazon; Here’s What You Need To Know

I Spent Money Unnecessarily On Amazon; Here’s What You Need To Know

Kaitlyn Finchler April 28, 2020

Here are some of the things I’ve purchased on Amazon during quarantine. Keep reading to find out if they were worth it or if it was a major flop. TCHH-DayUp Waterproof Zipper Tote Bag - $28.99 This...

Keeping A Schedule Will Improve Your Quaran-Time

Keeping A Schedule Will Improve Your Quaran-Time

Kaitlyn Finchler April 19, 2020

I’m a procrastinator at heart. I wait until the last minute to do everything. It usually works in my favor, because I produce better work under pressure, but I know it won’t always work. During this...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

Coping with coronavirus: Freshman edition

Kaitlyn Finchler April 5, 2020

It’s easy to say that classes being transferred online for the remainder of the semester isn’t anyone’s ideal situation. It’s also easy to assume that everyone has their share of positive and...

Learning to Trust is Hard, but Necessary

Learning to Trust is Hard, but Necessary

Kaitlyn Finchler March 12, 2020

Trusting people is an obstacle, it’s something I have struggled with for as long as I can remember. It comes with small things, such as a friend watching your stuff while you fill up your water bottle....

Mini-Series: Group Leaders of Kent

Mini-Series: Group Leaders of Kent

Kaitlyn Finchler March 3, 2020

Meet the Presidents Illustration by Katie Blazek For this week, here are a few profiles on the presidents of various campus organizations. Kaitlyn Jones Kaitlyn Jones, junior psychology major,...

Kent State junior becomes TikTok famous

Kent State junior becomes TikTok famous

Kaitlyn Finchler February 10, 2020

A Kent State junior has over 36,000 followers on TikTok. Jake, also known as @sir.mclovin, has been making TikToks since Oct. 2019.  Jake has videos ranging from Fortnite dances to his most recent...

No more do it laters: set your goals now

No more ‘do it laters’: set your goals now

Kaitlyn Finchler January 24, 2020

New Year’s resolutions have been around for as long as anyone can remember, but who decided they were effective? People nowadays are coming to realize that they are not as practical as they are made...

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