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A group kayaks in local river.

Adventure Center works to provide affordable outdoor equipment, trips, sustainable practices to community

Ella Katona, Reporter October 3, 2023

The Adventure Center works to rent affordable outdoor equipment, offer trip options and teach courses on the importance of sustainability to all students interested in nature.  The Adventure Center,...

OPINION: Why one size fits all needs to become extinct

OPINION: Why one size fits all needs to become extinct

Hannah Bulgrin, Opinion Writer October 2, 2023

As a fashion-centered campus, I’m sure many students continue to stay up to date on the nuances of the “one size fits all” trend that is continuously displayed by large corporations.  Stores...

Informative signs about OCD and related subjects were on display at the Akron Zoo for the third annual One Million Steps for OCD Walk on Oct. 1, 2023.

OCD Midwest holds third annual One Million Steps for OCD Walk at Akron Zoo

Kayla Gleason, Reporter October 1, 2023

OCD Midwest held its third annual OCD Walk Sunday morning to raise money and awareness for obsessive-compulsive disorder.   The organization, which is affiliated with the International OCD Foundation,...

Students gather for Black Squirrel Festival on Sept. 29, 2023.

FEATURED GALLERY: Black Squirrel Fest

Anthony Scilla, Photographer September 30, 2023

One of the three wetlands at the Franklin Bog Preserve on Sept. 20, 2023.

Preserve Peek: a look into the Franklin Bog Preserve

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter September 30, 2023

People driving on State Route 43 near Ravenna Road recently might have noticed a sign advertising a new park courtesy of the Portage Park District.  The sign indicates the Franklin Bog Preserve, which...

Wendy Weng presents her line to designer and show host Jeremy Scott Sept. 7, 2023.

Graduate competes in New York Fashion Week’s Supima Design Competition

Kelsie Horner, Reporter September 30, 2023

Kent State graduate Wendy Weng represented Kent State’s School of Fashion in the 2023 Supima Design Competition at New York Fashion Week Sept. 7-13. The Supima Design Competition, launched in 2008,...

Fashion group Modista announces ‘paradox’ theme for this year’s show

Fashion group Modista announces ‘paradox’ theme for this year’s show

Kelsie Horner, Reporter September 29, 2023

Kent State fashion group Modista announced its 2023 fashion show will be inspired by the theme “paradox.” Junior fashion merchandising student Rileyanna Karić works as the group’s president this...

Students use chalk to write messages on the Risman Plaza during Active Minds at KSUs suicide awareness walk on Sept. 26, 2023.

1.7 miles for 1.7 million lives: Walking to raise suicide awareness

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter September 27, 2023

A group of students met at Risman Plaza Tuesday evening to begin a 1.7 mile walk around campus to raise awareness for those who have either attempted suicide or lost their lives to suicide. The event...

A phishing message received by a student on July 30, 2023. (Courtesy of Anthony Zacharyasz)

Phishing, not fishing: Campus community remains on the lookout for online fraudulent practice

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter September 25, 2023

Several students received phishing emails in July and August about changing their university-affiliated email passwords.  Now, the university’s Information Technology department is working on educating...

Kent State students come to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center to cast their votes on Nov. 8, 2022.

Voting regulation causes concern for newly registered college students

Addison Foreman, Digital Tech September 23, 2023

First-time voters will have to vote with a provisional ballot in the Nov. 7 election if a confirmation postcard is not removed from their mailboxes within three days. Newly registered voters are receiving...

Verder Hall, located at 150 Midway Drive, re-opened as an option for student housing in fall 2023.

Students in Verder Hall left without water this morning

Andrew Bowie, Reporter September 22, 2023

Students living in Verder Hall were told their water would shut off from 5 a.m. Friday to Saturday evening – and potentially longer – due to needed repairs to the building's main sewage line.  Early...

Kents City Council meets Sept. 20, 2023. The public can watch a live-streamed video of the meeting on the citys YouTube page.

Kent City Council must meet again to settle potential changes to ward maps

Grace Springer, Managing Editor September 22, 2023

Kent City Council has yet to resolve disputes around the city’s ward maps. It is routine for the city to revise ward boundaries after each U.S. census, but three years since the last census in 2020,...

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