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The Student News Site of Kent State University

The Burr Magazine

The Student News Site of Kent State University

The Burr Magazine

Stop Your Sobbing: A Look At Music And Tragedy

Stop Your Sobbing: A Look At Music And Tragedy

Noelle Grimm May 4, 2020

Fifty years ago, four Kent State students died in a shooting initiated by the Ohio National Guard. This tragedy led to a large shift in the surrounding culture of Kent and rippled throughout the rest...

Newbie Noelle:  How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges Into My Week

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges Into My Week

Noelle Grimm April 29, 2020

The Final Task: Reflecting on my freshman year My freshman year at Kent could not have come with more surprises. Within the first month at school, I was saying goodbye to my roommate who decided Kent...

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Newbie Noelle: How I incorporate new, fun challenges into my week

Noelle Grimm April 10, 2020

There have been too many changes recently that I am struggling to wrap my mind around. This pandemic has been a tragic start to the new year that no one was prepared for. I certainly didn’t expect to...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

Newbie Noelle’s Quarantine Routine

Noelle Grimm March 28, 2020

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz With the recent shutdown of the university and increased measures being taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the extroverts of the world are left wondering...

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges Into My Week

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges Into My Week

Noelle Grimm March 16, 2020

Health and Wellness Task: Follow a 10 minute yoga instruction video each day. Pre Task Thoughts:  I used to be a gymnast, but after sustaining a significant injury to my elbow, I was forced...

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges into my Week

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges into my Week

Noelle Grimm March 4, 2020

Health and Wellness Task: Take at least a 10 minute mental health break each day.  Pre-Task Thoughts:  Whenever I receive a new assignment, I write the due date in my planner and make sure...

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges into my Week

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges into my Week

Noelle Grimm February 12, 2020

Since the spring semester is starting to pick up, I wanted to focus this week’s tasks on the activities I really enjoy but don’t have a lot of time for. I have found that when I deliberately set aside...

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges into my Week

Newbie Noelle: How I Incorporate New, Fun Challenges into my Week

Noelle Grimm February 1, 2020

The average college week is usually mundane. For me, it’s just a constant cycle of going to class, drinking coffee, sleeping, and—if I’m feeling adventurous—walking in the cold to get an unsatisfying...

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