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Kent Wired

President of Kent State for Bernie 2020 Adam Schroeder hands out a flyer during their “Knock for Bernie” event on March 8, 2020.

Students supporting presidential candidates face different realities

Chris Ramos Reporter April 14, 2020

A monumental election awaits and students have been connecting their voices in support for who they think is the best fit for the future. There are two presidential candidate organizations on campus....

Kent State students remember Martin Luther King Jr.

Jesse Gettemy January 31, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential social activist who played an important role in the American civil rights movement. He was inspired by advocates of nonviolence, which sparked his desire to achieve...

Denise Harrison, lecturer of English at Kent State, speaks during the Native American Panel Discussion in Oscar Ritchie hall on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Pan-African Studies hosts discussion on African-American, Native American violence

Sabrina Scott April 22, 2015

The Department of Pan-African Studies hosted its last panel discussion of the year on Tuesday night in the African Community Theatre at Oscar Ritchie Hall.The department’s panel discussion was “Physiological...

Gabrielle Cooper, Directory of Minority Affairs of PRIDE!Kent, considers herself a double minority as an African American bisexual.

Students on campus identify as double minorities

Daisha Overstreet April 8, 2015

“Double minority” is a term used to reference someone who represents two minority groups. One who identifies as LGBTQ, or a sexual minority, and also black, Latino or any other ethnic minority is considered...

Professor sparks discussion on violence in the Pan-African world

Daisha Overstreet February 18, 2015

An African-American male is criticized constantly at his job. Barred by his own silence in the public world, he releases his stress and frustration by striking his wife. This is the scenario that Pan-African...

Courtesy of Kasia Gibbs, Senior Fashion Merchandising major.

The Black Experience at Kent State

Felicia Guadagni February 3, 2015

Kent State is home to more than 27,500 students.However, the undergraduate ethnicity profile breaks down to only 13 percent minority students. Included in that 13 percent are the 1,949 African-American...

Our View: It only takes one class

KS Editors September 21, 2014

For all students, college is a time to learn about more than math, English and science. College is a time to learn about culture, historically and presently.At Kent State, some classes, such as Black Images...

Students reflect on Black History Month, how it has faded since inception

Michael Lopick February 13, 2014

Students agree Black History Month is important but believe it has lost meaning since its inception by Kent State’s Black United Students in 1969.“I was the only female African American in my school...

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