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It’s the Little Things

Molly Heideman June 1, 2021

Embracing the everyday during challenging times Words by Molly Heideman, Illustration by Paige Gaskins On Jan. 19, 2020, the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the United States. Life as we...

Small Business Central: A Peek into Downtown Kent

Julia Duanetto May 30, 2021

Words by Julia Duanetto and Kaitlyn Finchler Photos by Hayley Vitale and Kaitlyn Finchler In 2020, COVID-19 escalated with alarming speeds, infected masses and halted the economy. Small business...

Year of the Introvert

Year of the Introvert

Maria McGinnis May 29, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall When the COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to shift to working, learning and living life remotely, it was hard for some people to make the adjustment. Those who were...

Letter From The Editor: Spring 2021

Letter From The Editor: Spring 2021

Sara Crawford April 9, 2021

Heading into 2020, we all joked that we had 20/20 vision and were looking forward to starting a new decade fresh — with new opportunities and new journeys. 2020 brought us quite the opposite, with fewer...

The State Of The University

The State Of The University

Lillianna Difini April 9, 2021

The Rock PHOTO BY ANNA LAWRENCE Located on Hilltop Drive, the rock has been a part of Kent State’s campus for decades and is the touchstone of campus expression. Typically, the rock has been painted...

Move Over Jeans, Its Joggers Time To Shine

Move Over Jeans, It’s Joggers’ Time To Shine

Maria McGinnis April 9, 2021

Take a second and think back to January of 2020. You are waking up in the morning and getting ready for school or work and picking out your clothes. Maybe it is a formal day that calls for slacks and...

The Burr Spring 2021 Issue: Greetings From The Burr Magazine

The Burr Spring 2021 Issue: Greetings From The Burr Magazine

Sara Crawford April 9, 2021

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Black Lives Matter: Moving Forward

Black Lives Matter: Moving Forward

The Burr Magazine April 7, 2021

Black Kent students share reaction to social movements that shaped summer of 2020 In Collaboration with Uhuru Magazine Words by Zaria Johnson, Editor-in-Chief of Uhuru Magazine Photos by...

How One Event Changed Two Lives: May 4 Through My Grandmas Eyes

How One Event Changed Two Lives: May 4 Through My Grandma’s Eyes

Augusta Battoclette May 4, 2020

Written by Augusta Battoclette for Spring 2020 print issue of The Burr Magazine Sandra Scheuer. When most people hear her name, they think of May 4, 1970. They think of how she and three others were...

Letter from the Editor: Spring 2020

Letter from the Editor: Spring 2020

Maria McGinnis May 4, 2020

Spring 2020 Editor in Chief Maria McGinnis When time passes, sometimes it’s easy to forget or overlook things both big and small. Days, months and years pass more quickly than we can comprehend....

Stop Your Sobbing: A Look At Music And Tragedy

Stop Your Sobbing: A Look At Music And Tragedy

Noelle Grimm May 4, 2020

Fifty years ago, four Kent State students died in a shooting initiated by the Ohio National Guard. This tragedy led to a large shift in the surrounding culture of Kent and rippled throughout the rest...

Whats Left Unsaid

What’s Left Unsaid

Amanda Levine May 4, 2020

Written by Amanda Levine for Spring 2020 print issue of The Burr Magazine After the events on May 4, 1970, the students were ordered to leave campus. They were told to gather as many of their belongings...

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