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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

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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