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Students painting pumpkins during an Honors College pumpkin decorating event.

Socially distanced events planned on campus for Halloween

Megan Becker Reporter October 20, 2020

Campus organizations are trying to keep students safe and COVID-19-free this Halloween with socially distanced events and activities.In the past, Kent State’s Halloween has been a celebration drawing...

Students voice opinions on city of Kent’s mask mandate

Troy PiersonReporter July 21, 2020

Kent City Council passed an ordinance to mandate face coverings in the city, both in public and private businesses on July 15.The new measure comes after COVID-19 cases began to rise throughout the summer,...

Spectators cheer on runners at the Run the World 5k on Saturday, September 7, 2019. 

Run the World 5k hosts its fifth annual run

Sydney Ford September 8, 2019

International and local students at Kent State participated in the fifth annual Run the World 5K and International Festival Saturday, Sept. 7 to raise money for study abroad programs.The 5K started approximately...

LGBTQ Student Center hosts 3rd 5k fundraiser for emergency fund

Sierra Campbell September 22, 2018

The LGBTQ Student Center held its third annual 5K in support of an emergency fund for members of the LGBTQ student community this Friday.Those who have financial difficulties or no support system can benefit...

Participants start the Black Squirrel 5K outside the Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center Saturday, April 14, 2018.

450 participants wake up early for eighth annual Black Squirrel 5K

Shelbie Goulding April 14, 2018

The Student Wellness and Recreation Center lobby could not have been more crowded Saturday morning, as approximately 450 participants arrived at 7 a.m. to register for their spots in the eighth annual...

Annual Run the World 5K race to offer $1,000 scholarship

Eden Kraus September 7, 2017

The third annual Run the World 5k race is set to kick off at Risman Plaza Saturday, Sept. 9.Anyone is eligible to sign up for the race, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants have a chance to win a...

Run the World 5K awards scholarships to study abroad students

Mariah Helaney June 14, 2017

Students and faculty united in the Run the World 5K: Florence on June 7.This 5K is the only Kent State fundraiser with the specific intent to provide scholarships for study abroad purposes. Andrew Wyatt,...

Health and Wellness Expo promotes healthy living on campus

Crystal Smith April 12, 2017

0412_NC_VIMEO from KentWired.com on Vimeo.The Center for Undergraduate Excellence held a health and wellness expo on Kent State's campus on Wednesday.Many groups, teams, and organizations came together...

Mark Buzzy , a junior business management major, crosses the finish line during the first race of the Freedom Run Series on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Buzzy placed first with a time of 18:37.

5K honors former ROTC student killed in Afghanistan

Jessica Barone May 1, 2016

Kent State’s ROTC program hosted its first race of the Freedom Run Series this past Saturday. The White Hot 5K serves as a race to honor and celebrate the life and service of Ashley White-Stumpf, a...

Greek Life creates 5k race to honor deceased member

Gabby Lavere April 12, 2016

Delta Gamma recently teamed up with Phi Delta Theta for the Anchor's Aweigh 5K to raise money for its new scholarship in honor of their late sister Ali Fuhrman.The 5K will take place on May 8 at 9:00...

Sixth annual Black Squirrel 5K on Saturday

Alexis Amato Downtown and Neighborhoods April 8, 2016

The Kent State University Department of Recreational Services is hosting the sixth annual Black Squirrel 5K Race this Saturday. The race starts at 8 a.m. and is a loop course beginning and ending near...

Runners stand poised at the starting line of the 15th annual Bowman VCup 5k race during Homecoming Weekend on October 3, 2015.

Bowman Cup 5K kicks off Homecoming Festivities

Elizabeth Randolph October 3, 2015

  The 15th annual Bowman Cup 5K took place on Saturday as a part of the Homecoming events.    Named after the fedora-loving former Kent State University President George Bowman, the race follows a...

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