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The Joy of Juicing

The Joy of Juicing

Mackenzie Shaffer December 15, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall Hello again, friend. I’m so glad you’re here. In this last post of the semester during my time here at The Burr, I want to talk to you about the joy of juicing.  Juicing...

Weight Watchers History

Weight Watchers History

Jenna Bal November 1, 2021

Illustration by Tiffani Nelson Eat any food you like but only five bites. Fast according to the lunar cycle.  Eat cookies for every meal of the day.  Believe it or not, all of these...

Challenge #2: Strep, Cold or Covid?

Challenge #2: Strep, Cold or Covid?

Sophie Young September 30, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall Of the many firsts this semester, my least favorite is my first cold. Driving back to Kent after a visit home on Labor Day, my throat felt the tiniest bit sore. A...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

Put A Spotlight On Your Mental Health, Too

Emma Andrus March 29, 2020
After the university cancelled classes for the rest of the semester and Ohio was put on a “shelter in place” order to stop the spread of COVID-19, The Burr became a remote entity. We decided to create a series of blogs, documenting this time, how we feel and how we’re coping. Please enjoy Blogs from Six Feet Away, and remember to wash your hands.
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 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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