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Kent State’s environmental studies major is growing

Aaron Cousin, Reporter May 8, 2023

Kent State University’s environmental studies major is growing by adding new courses and accepting more students interested in the field. The major has expanded since its creation in 2017, said Director...

Dee McCall speaks to Students for a Democratic Society  about the importance of community activism at Kent State May 1, 2023.

Akron-area activists speak about “Justice for Jayland” movement at Kent State

Erin Sullivan, Reporter May 2, 2023

Akron-area activists discussed the Justice for Jayland movement and organized demonstrations in response to alleged crimes committed by members of law enforcement at a Students for a Democratic Society...

Electric guitars for sale display inside Woodsys music store.

The Woodsy’s way: Music store in downtown Kent plays important role in local history

Chloe Cornely, Reporter May 1, 2023

Woodsy’s Music has been a staple in the Kent community for over 40 years, offering musicians and music lovers a vast array of musical instruments and accessories since 1972. The Woodsy’s team has played...

Models of the 40th Annual Kent State Fashion Show presented by Dillards making their way off the runway on April 27, 2023.

Annual Fashion Show highlights student work during Kent State Fashion week

Sage Mason, Reporter April 30, 2023

The Kent State Annual Fashion Show is known for highlighting the work of fashion merchandising and fashion design students on the main stage, but behind the scenes over 180 students come together to put...

Kent’s first cake pop shop opens downtown

Erin Sullivan, Reporter April 28, 2023

On North Water Street, bright balloons and a large pink cake pop-themed van brought color to downtown Kent's rainy spring day as Daisy Pops, Kent’s first cake pop business, opened its doors to the public.  Amy...

An ‘unofficial’ parents’ weekend takes over Kent

Chloe Cornely, Reporter April 25, 2023

This past weekend, parents from all over came to visit their college students for an “unofficial” parents' weekend. While the university did not officially endorse the event, it provided an opportunity...

Models complete one last walk of the runway during the finale of the Kent State Fabric Pantry Fashion Show April 21, 2023. The shows theme this year was Royal Court.

Royalty reimagined at Fabric Pantry Fashion Show

Sage Mason, Reporter April 24, 2023

Fifty models took the runway in original designs created by Kent State students at the second annual Fabric Pantry Fashion Show on April 21. “We are a student organization that provides fabric and...

The LGBTQ+ Center is located on the lower floor of Kent States Student Center and is open to any and all students.

LGBTQ+ Center panel discusses navigating professional world

Faith Fistler, Reporter April 19, 2023

A diverse panel of speakers shared their experiences on how to navigate the workplace authentically at the “Being LGBTQ+ in the Professional World” virtual event Wednesday. The LGBTQ+ Center presented...

The line went around the corner to get in to Barflyy in downtown Kent during Fake Paddys 2023.

‘The atmosphere is great’: Kent State parties into top 10 party school in Ohio

Chloe Cornely, Reporter April 18, 2023

With rowdy music and the drinks flowing, hundreds of students grab their friends and head out to Kent State's party scene every weekend. Barstool and Niche released their lists of top party schools...

Recreated outfits line the wall at an art installation in the Center for Visual Arts. The What Were You Wearing exhibit will be on display through April 14, 2023.

Art installation raises awareness for sexual assault awareness month

Zoe Finley, Reporter April 14, 2023

“What were you wearing?” This is one of the most common questions someone is asked after opening up about sexual assault. It puts the blame on the victim as if the assault would not have happened...

Reproductive justice teach in creates community and awareness

Faith Fistler, Reporter April 12, 2023

The Reproductive Health to Reproductive Justice Teach In unites groups across Kent State’s campus to shine light on the current state of abortion rights in Ohio after the overturning of Roe v. Wade last...

House Bill 83, new programs discussed at Faculty Senate

Sage Mason, Reporter April 11, 2023

The Faculty Senate discussed topics including Ohio House Bill 83, electing new officers and voting on new college programs April 10. During the Chair's Remarks, Tracy Laux, the faculty senate chair...

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