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Margaret McKinley delivered her director of athletics candidate presentation Thursday, April 1. 

Margaret McKinley delivers candidate presentation for Kent State Director of Athletics

Emma Andrus Reporter April 1, 2021

Margaret McKinley was announced as one of three final candidates for the position of Kent State Director of Athletics Wednesday and delivered her virtual candidate presentation Thursday morning. A native...

Brennan poses with Anne Lamotts author photo on the back of a copy of Bird by Bird.

OPINION: Leave politics out of this? No thanks.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

I didn’t used to be a political person. Ten years ago, as an undergraduate in college, I idolized the author Anne Lamott for her writing about spirituality. I bristled, however, any time she veered...

Student files class action lawsuit against Kent State to recoup tuition and fees

Paige Bennett News Lab August 2, 2020

A Kent State student has filed a class action lawsuit against the university for not fully refunding tuition and fees after in-person classes were canceled in spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Graduate students showcase research in annual symposium

Jacob Runnels April 5, 2015

The Graduate Student Senate hosted the 30th annual Graduate Research Symposium in the Student Center on Friday, showcasing research projects conducted by graduate students of varying majors.Scout McCully,...

Living in residences halls provides academic and social benefits to students

Lauren Biertempfel February 8, 2015

Kent State University’s Residence Services offers many programs and services to help students’ transition into life on a college campus.  Students have the option to request to live in communities...

Departments across campus to adopt online evaluations next year

Marissa Barnhart April 29, 2014

With the end of the semester approaching, students will fill out paper evaluations to rate their professor and overall experience in their courses, but some departments will permanently switch to electronic...

Online enrollment on the rise

Marissa Barnhart February 25, 2014

Assistant physics  professor Jonathan Secaur teaches two classes and a lab online at Kent State.He is the man behind the online versions of Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe and Physics in the Arts...

Rachel Godin is a junior magazine journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at 

Opinion: Finding a happy medium

Rachel Godin January 21, 2014

Multiple times this week, while trudging along familiar paths to class, I caught myself imagining whether a pilot from the vantage point of a helicopter zipping across a grey skyline might ever look down...

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