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Members of MEN put in flooring for a house they helped build for Habitat for Humanity on Sept. 28, 2019. 

Get to know your MEN: Male Empowerment Network

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter October 8, 2019

MEN, or Male Empowerment Network, is one of the most well known black organizations on Kent’s campus. Spearheaded by NJ Akbar, assistant dean in the University College, in 2010, MEN has made a name...

10 apps to enhance college students’ lives

Maria McGinnis March 9, 2019

There are several apps students can use in college to get deals, help study and organize their classes. In no particular order, these are 10 apps recommended by Kent State students to help ease college...

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REVIEW: Budgeting apps

Aaron McDade November 20, 2018

Budgeting is arguably one of the most important parts of living on one’s own, but it can also be the trickiest. We're living in the digital age and there are hundreds of budgeting apps to choose from. To...

Better budgeting: College students make use of financial apps

Francesca Barrett January 25, 2018

With the iPhone App Store flooded with thousands of finance apps to help budget incomes and expenses, it can be hard to know which apps are worth time and money. Kent State University students share some...

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Opinion: My issue with Tinder

Samantha Karam November 11, 2015

Social media seems to be all anyone talks about, and rightly so. Apps are constantly evolving to give out information at a faster rate than before. With smartphones we have the whole world in our hands....


Top apps to download before coming to Kent State

Brittany Anderson August 27, 2015

Incoming freshmen will need to use up-to-date mobile applications to help aid them to a successful college career. From storing your documents to checking your GPA on-the-go, these five apps will help...

Download newest dating app, Bumble

KSUBuzz Editor’s Picks

Lily Martis January 27, 2015

Take a peek at our recommendations for this week's pop culture trends.App to download:BumbleOn Bumble, the ball is in the ladies’ court. Similarly to the popular dating app Tinder, two people must swipe...

Skyler Chill is a sophomore organizational communications major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Do apps help or hinder?

Skyler Chill October 30, 2014

When browsing the iTunes App Store, you can find thousands of apps to download to your phone. Everything from Map My Run to Yoga Studio is available for download at any time. However, many people argue...

Smartphone Tactics: Apps you’ll need to succeed

Taylor Williams August 23, 2014

Most college students these days have a smartphone. Whether you’re an incoming freshman looking for a way to connect with your fellow classmates or an upperclassman wanting to stay in shape or jam to...

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