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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...

Life After COVID-19: What I Expect We Should Be Expecting

Life After COVID-19: What I Expect We Should Be Expecting

Jacqueline Flickinger December 8, 2020

Illustration by Jocelyn Burton Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started, it’s been an ongoing struggle of fears and unknowns. We are all stuck wondering: will things ever go back to normal? Unfortunately,...

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...

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...

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...

Playlist: Its not goodbye, its see you later

Playlist: It’s not goodbye, it’s see you later

Elise Jennings April 14, 2020

Illustration by Sarah Riedlinger Wow, here we are. Never thought I would be here. At the beginning of the school year, I could not even imagine that this is how I would be completing my senior year....

Out With The Old

Out With The Old

Emma Andrus April 11, 2020

It’s been said that it takes approximately 21 days to form a new habit and rid yourself of an old one. It’s been more than four weeks since Kent State initially announced a switch to remote learning....

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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

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 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...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

Put A Spotlight On Your Mental Health, Too

Emma Andrus March 29, 2020

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz Now more than ever, the notion of maintaining strong physical health is heavily emphasized. Proper handwashing techniques. Hand sanitizer. Wiping down surfaces. Monitoring...

Illustration by Maryrose Ceccarelli

3 Peace Activists Who Are Better Than John Lennon

Grace Marie Burton March 28, 2020

Illustration by Maryrose Ceccarelli The past two weeks have shaped the entire world into a brand new claustrophobic ethos. We’ve all etched keeping hands clean, staying six feet away and working...

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