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Chloe Robertson is a Kent State student studying abroad in Florence, Italy.

OPINION: Lopsided towers are more than just architectural mistakes

Chloe Robertson, Opinion Writer March 20, 2024

I hate Times Square in New York City. It’s crowded, people in costumes try to touch you for fun and no one understands the art form of walking on the right side of the street.  Tourist destinations...

In the Prentice Hall parking lot holds the spots where Allison Krause, Jeffrey Miller, Sandra Scheuer and William Schroeder lost their lives. A vigil has been set in remembrance of them on May 4, 2023.

OPINION: Kyle Rittenhouse’s presence on campus desecrates the memories of those who perished on May 4

Leah Shepard, Reporter March 19, 2024

On the morning of May 4, 1970, my great grandmother, Terri Rattai, went to work in the Kent State administration office like every other day. By that evening, she would have to leave late and be escorted...

The LGBTQ+ Center located in The Kent  Student Center (KSC).

Ghana passes bill making LGBTQ+ activities illegal

Kaitlyn Sanders, Reporter March 18, 2024

Ghana’s parliament unanimously passed legislation last week that imposes a prison sentence of up to five years for LGBTQ+ supporters and members of the community.  The Human Sexual Rights and Family...

A sign on a bin shares details about the university’s recycling system.

How to actually recycle on campus

Alton Northup, Campus Editor March 18, 2024

When making an effort to recycle, not everyone does it right. “Sometimes, people do something that's called ‘wishcycling,’” said Melanie Knowles, the sustainability manager for the university....

Horoscopes: March 18 — 23

Horoscopes: March 18 — 23

Mikayla Kamm, Digital Tech March 18, 2024

Aries: House of Assertiveness, Appearance and Drive. Ruled by Mars. (March 21 — April 19) This week, Aries, you're in the spotlight, and it's your time to shine. Your natural charisma and enthusiasm...

The Kent location of LeeAngelos pizzeria is located in MapCap Brew Co. at 1422 Mogadore Road.

‘Driven by gratitude’: LeeAngelo’s pizzeria opens third location in Kent

Lauren Bischof, Beat Reporter March 17, 2024

With a “community over competition” philosophy, LeeAngelo’s pizzeria co-owners Angelo Gonzales and LeeAnn Greitzer have created a family-owned business focused on giving back. “We know we’re...

Talent Acquisition Leaders from Crossroads of Mentor, Ohio made an appearance at the 2019 Kent State career and internship fair. “Our CEO is passionate and is locked into the mission,” said Kenyon Mau (left) on why he loved working for the company.

Students discuss struggles with finding an internship

Julia Cumley, Reporter March 16, 2024

According to Forbes, getting an internship is more competitive now than ever. Since the pandemic, layoffs have continued to rise affecting the amount of internships available.  After three years of a...

Bows gain traction across social media and beyond, as the hair accessory symbolizes female empowerment.

Bow trend ties symbol to feminine empowerment

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter March 16, 2024

From one’s hair to social media posts and in Raising Cane’s orders to toilet paper rolls, people added little bows, primarily pink, to these things, generating the bow trend. Lauren Copeland, an...

Panelists discuss the evolution of womens sports at the Wednesday is FOUR Women conference at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse March 13, 2024.

MAC’s sixth annual ‘Wednesday is FOUR Women’ conference highlights gender equity

Emilee Cardani, Reporter March 15, 2024

The Mid-American Conference's sixth-annual “Wednesday is FOUR Women” conference Wednesday had the goal of creating a conversation of gender equity within the sport and business realm. This year,...

The Brain Health and Research Institute.

Biology department’s new findings link spinal cord injuries to reproductive system dysfunction

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor March 14, 2024

A researcher at the university’s Brain Health and Research Institute has made unique discoveries about the spinal cord and its connection with the reproductive system. Lique Coolen is a professor...

OPINION: Great moments in revolutionary culture: Blood stains, shame and life after death

OPINION: Great moments in revolutionary culture: Blood stains, shame and life after death

Sophia Swengel, Opinion Writer March 14, 2024

I woke up on February 25 to a headline pulled straight from 1963: a man had set himself on fire in political protest. Instead of a persecuted Vietnamese Buddhist monk, it was a serviceman who considered...

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