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Corona Life

Corona Life

Jason Cohen April 18, 2020

During this pandemic, I’ve developed a routine that I’ve grown to love. Staying in Florida with my grandparents has provided me with the opportunity to live a phenomenal lifestyle. Here is a typical...

Pray For The Best, Prepare For The Worst

Pray For The Best, Prepare For The Worst

Jason Cohen April 5, 2020

I don’t know what to do with my life. This is deeply concerning to me for more than the reason of choosing a career. More than that, it makes me feel as if I don’t know myself. That is so frustrating...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

Coronavirus and Me

Jason Cohen March 24, 2020

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz How has coronavirus affected me? I’ll start with school being canceled. The news broke right before my communication senior seminar class. I had a group presentation...

My Last Kent State Career Fair

My Last Kent State Career Fair

Jason Cohen March 10, 2020

My last Kent State career fair was a fine experience overall, but it started off rocky. I went by myself, because my friends already went earlier, so I was nervous. The first thing I did there was get...

My Social Media Journey

My Social Media Journey

Jason Cohen March 5, 2020

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz Until the middle of high school, I only had limited forays into social media. I think I only used Twitter and Facebook at that point. On Twitter, I had fun interacting...

Why I Came to Kent State from New York City

Why I Came to Kent State from New York City

Jason Cohen February 10, 2020

A lot of people hate small talk, and as of late, I am one of them. As a senior in my fourth year of college, it has lost its novelty. My least favorite question recently is: “Where are you from?”  Here...

I took Buzzfeeds How Privileged Are You Quiz

I took Buzzfeed’s “How Privileged Are You” Quiz

Jason Cohen January 25, 2020

I took Buzzfeed’s “How Privileged Are You?” quiz to check my privilege. The quiz consists of a checklist of 100 “privileges” spanning different areas such as race, sexuality, gender, wealth,...

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