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Green dot petition

Students create petition for mandatory FYE Green Dot training

Mckenzie Jean-Philippe January 22, 2017

During the Fall 2016 semester, Elizabeth Garlinger, Haley Kashi and Emily Bragg were presented with a project in associate professor James Ponder’s communication influence course: create a meaningful...

A.L.I.C.E. Training

A.L.I.C.E. training tactics help in Florida library shooting

Hilary Crisan and Joanna Kamvouris November 20, 2014

Kelly Kalich was on the third floor of Strozier Library at Florida State University about midnight Thursday studying why school shootings happen when someone ran up the stairs and yelled out, "There's...

Neville Hardman is a sophomore magazine journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at

Opinion: Lockdown survival guide

Neville Hardman April 3, 2014

Wednesday night sparked anxiety and suspense across campus as a gun was shot into the ground near Bowman Hall and the Business Administration building. While there were no injuries to anyone but the shooter,...

A.L.I.C.E instructor Emily Ribnik teaches Kent State-Stark education majors distraction tactics to use against an active shooter, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2014. A.L.I.C.E, which stands for alert, lock down, inform, counter and evacuate, is a training program that teaches educators and students how to react if an active shooter is in the school.

Crises on campus: Is Kent State prepared?

Christina Suttles February 27, 2014

Two years ago, members of the Chardon community were rattled when one of their own confidently strutted through his school’s front door and indiscriminately fired 10 rounds of ammunition from a .22 caliber...

Our view: The gun generation

DKS Editors February 27, 2014

People currently attending college were alive during the tragedies at Columbine, Virginia Tech and Chardon, to name several recent incidents. It is a sad fact that today’s students are part of a generation...

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