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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

Dear Past Self,

Dear Past Self,

Lillianna Difini June 1, 2020

Writing for The Burr Magazine has truly been an amazing opportunity that I encourage for all students regardless of their past writing experience. I first heard about The Burr from a friend who was involved...

A (Modified) Daily Routine

A (Modified) Daily Routine

Lillianna Difini April 20, 2020

Although the majority of us made major adjustments to our daily lives, I still believe it’s extremely important to maintain a sense of routine. Not only will a routine motivate you to be more...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

Coping With COVID

Lillianna Difini April 6, 2020

For the most part, the majority of us have been dealing with the new shift in our lifestyles for a few weeks now. During this time, several of us have already found new ways to reconnect with our families,...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

“Dear Extroverts”

Lillianna Difini March 28, 2020

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz Dear extroverts, This is a special letter dedicated to my fellow friends, former classmates, peers and other students on campus who identify as “extroverts.”...

Illustration by Alice Leach

A Broad Perspective

Lillianna Difini March 24, 2020

Illustration by Alice Leach With mounting pressure towards the end of the semester, it is no doubt that students feel overwhelmed by their courses and pressured to finish the semester in great academic...

The Importance of Random Acts of Kindness

The Importance of Random Acts of Kindness

Lillianna Difini March 10, 2020

Illustration by Alice Leach As the month of March is quickly approaching, many students may have already begun to notice their course loads for the semester have dramatically begun to increase. With...

Surviving the Middle of the Semester: Tips for Organization, Studying and Self-care

Surviving the Middle of the Semester: Tips for Organization, Studying and Self-care

Lillianna Difini March 5, 2020

As many college students are aware, course loads in the spring semester tend to increase in volume much sooner than most people realize. The start of the spring semester begins slowly and reintroduces...

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What love language best describes you?

Lillianna Difini February 5, 2020

Valentine’s Day is a special day dedicated to proving to your loved ones just how much they mean to you. Oftentimes, love and value on Valentine’s Day is demonstrated through decorative cards, special...

Responding to a Daunting College Inquiry

Responding to a Daunting College Inquiry

Lillianna Difini January 25, 2020

Every student has been asked the same daunting question before, regardless of whether they are an incoming college freshman or a third-year student coming back home to visit family members on a holiday...

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