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Kent Wired

 

Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

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“Solidarity Today For a Better Tomorrow:” Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum speaks to young activists on how to grow into their power

Brianna Camp Reporter May 7, 2021

Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum visited Kent State and spoke to how the pandemic has affected poverty and human rights and provided guidance on how young activists can take control of their situations...

Fabio Polanco is a associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and co-chair of the CARE committee. 

Kent State CARE committee members share insights on new Anti-Racism and Equity Institute

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

The Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity committee is a “permanent standing committee” within the School of Theatre and Dance, according to its website. The website states that the committee was created...

The Tent City panel on Sunday talked about what it was like living on Blanket Hill during the protest. Pictured, top from left to right: Bryce Schlenker, Chic Canfora, Hope Brustein. Bottom, left to right: Ken Hammond, Mark Webster.

May 4 anniversary sparks discussions on Tent City protests

Blake Westover Reporter May 3, 2021

Students for a Democratic Society brought together a panel on Sunday of former Kent State students who protested the Vietnam War and the building of the gym annex by the university over the site of May...

After the Fire in the Heartland screening, a panel consisting of Chic Canfora (top right), Ethan Lower (bottom left) and Tiera Moore (bottom right) answered questions given by moderator Stephanie Smith (top left). 

Activism in the heartland: May 4, 1970 film viewing and panel discussion

Blake Westover Reporter April 5, 2021

Students, faculty and May 4 survivors gathered via Zoom Monday night to watch and discuss the film "Fire in the Heartland" by Daniel Miller. Over 160 joined to watch the film and ask questions of a panel...

The Board of Trustees approved the Anti-Racism and Equity Institute in a Zoom meeting Wednesday. Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented the proposal at the Academic Excellence and Student Success Committee meeting March 4.

Board of Trustees approves Anti-Racism and Equity Institute, amid the racial climate

Kelly Krabill Reporter March 10, 2021

The university’s plan to establish diversity will be the new focus of an institution approved by the Board of Trustees in a Zoom meeting Wednesday.The Anti-Racism and Equity Institute will host faculty,...

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Author, activist Mimi Lemay reaches out to the Ohio LGBTQ+ community

Brianna Camp reporter February 1, 2021

During a virtual book festival event held by the Beachwood Ohio Mandel Jewish Community Center last Tuesday, author and activist Mimi Lemay shared the story of her family’s “journey of transformation.”As...

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 20: Parkland shooting survivor and activist David Hogg attends Womens March Los Angeles hosts March For Our Lives LA: Road to Change & the Parkland survivors & activists at St. Elmos Village on July 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Parkland shooting survivor calls for House GOP leader to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Chandelis Duster, CNN January 28, 2021

 (CNN) -- Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg called on Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Thursday to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has faced intense criticism this week over incendiary...

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Climate change student activists bring movement to Kent State

Chris Ramos Assigning editor September 18, 2020

The Green New Deal, combating climate change and creating social equality are at the core of the youth-led movement known as the Sunrise Movement. Founded in 2017, the Sunrise Movement is a coalition...

Screenshot from the Facebook Livestream of the Zoom call with Shelby Pratt (top left), Colt Hutchinson (top right), Bernardine Dohrn (bottom left) and Bill Ayers (bottom right).

SDS holds online event to discuss activism movements

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor May 4, 2020

As Kent State University works to remember May 4 and the lives lost, Students of a Democratic Society [SDS] works toward not only remembering what happened 50 years ago, but the student activism that was...

Film Friday: Black History Month creates a conversation about intersectionality and activism.

Kimmy Daniels Reporter February 9, 2020

Who organized the March on Washington? Easy — Martin Luther King Jr., right? Actually, it was his organizer and strategist Bayard Rustin. Rustin was a staple in the Civil Rights Movement and organized...

Chic Canfora and Daniel Miller speak to students about activism in the May 4th Visitor Center on Wednesday. 

May 4th witnesses discuss activism with Kent State students

Sara Crawford February 21, 2019

Witnesses of May 4, 1970, when four Kent State students were shot and killed and nine others wounded, talked to students about the importance of being activists for what they believe in.The May 4th Visitors...

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