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My Journey With Mental Health

My Journey With Mental Health

Kaitlyn Finchler February 22, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall TW: depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts It’s too hard, you’ll never make it, someone else is already doing better, why even bother? These are thoughts that...

SURVEY: What Does Your Pandemic Look Like?

SURVEY: What Does Your Pandemic Look Like?

The Burr Magazine February 19, 2021

Everyone has a different story of how the last year has gone. Take this survey and tell us how you have spent yours. Click here for the survey. [Featured image courtesy of Daria Shevtsova from Pexels]

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...

How Quarantine Helped Fuel Creative Projects

How Quarantine Helped Fuel Creative Projects

Grace Christopher December 17, 2020

ILLUSTRATION BY MIRANDA SEPULVEDA Last semester in March when quarantine hit and Kent State closed down, many students found themselves with a sudden abundance of time. Classes moved online, everything...

Coffee; the warmest hug Ill get in quarantine

Coffee; the warmest hug I’ll get in quarantine

Sara Borkman September 15, 2020

Illustrations by Jocelyn Burton Coffee: the warmest hug I’ll get in quarantine Exactly one year ago today, I sat down at my usual seat in my favorite coffee shop. I ordered the same drink I ordered...

Artists Struggle As Coronavirus Takes Toll On Music, Touring Industry: How Fans Can Help

Artists Struggle As Coronavirus Takes Toll On Music, Touring Industry: How Fans Can Help

Augusta Battoclette April 30, 2020

“Only one more week until I get to hug you!” my best friend Macie exclaimed as soon as I accepted her FaceTime call at the beginning of March. In exactly a week I would leave behind my shoebox...

I Found Me

I Found Me

Emma Andrus April 29, 2020

To My Relatives: My freshman year at Kent was riddled with change. Everything I did and sought to do was a distinct reflection of my personal pursuit to find the true “Emma.” I asked myself a lot...

I Spent Money Unnecessarily On Amazon; Here’s What You Need To Know

I Spent Money Unnecessarily On Amazon; Here’s What You Need To Know

Kaitlyn Finchler April 28, 2020

Here are some of the things I’ve purchased on Amazon during quarantine. Keep reading to find out if they were worth it or if it was a major flop. TCHH-DayUp Waterproof Zipper Tote Bag - $28.99 This...

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...

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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...

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