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Porthouse Theatre is back and better than ever

Sam Wright Reporter August 1, 2021

Porthouse Theatre is Kent State’s summer professional theater located at Blossom Music Center. The theater has reopened its doors to the public but not without rules and regulations never before seen...

CCI Dean Amy Reynolds (left), CCI Student Recruitment Specialist Debra Lamm (top right) and CCI Assistant Dean Matt Rollyson (bottom right).

Arts, Communication and Information undergraduate programs see decrease in spring enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 22, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 have led some students to take a semester off and some have considered other options, overall leading some programs to see a decrease in enrollment. The College of Communication...

Louise Valentine, new Fashion School director

Bob Christy September 22, 2019

The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University announced the appointment of Louise Valentine as its new director. Valentine will hold the Peg’s...

A sketch of the female conductors jacket designed by Christelle Tucker.

First female conductor outfit to be made by fashion and music students

Rachel Karas February 3, 2019

We all know the age old stereotype that women can’t find anything to wear, but for Sarah Kois this is a very real problem.As a master’s of music student with a concentration in wind band conducting,...

Beyond the Beat

Beyond the Beat

Assata Imani Cheers October 2, 2018

Dominique Gordon is a renowned MAC Makeup Artist and MUA Kent State Founding member. In this episode, she reveals her truth. Dom elaborates on her passion for makeup and her pain which lies beyond what...

Coachella-inspired music festival to takeover Rec Center Friday

Madeline Crandall March 7, 2017

Kent State's Student and Recreation Center will make way for a diverse crop of performers Friday for the first ever “Kentchella.”Steven Langdon, marketing coordinator for the Department of Recreational...

Film festival showcases international talent

Alex Kamczyc January 29, 2017

It was a packed house at the Kent Stage Saturday as people showed up to attend the 14th Annual Standing Rock International Shorts Festival.The event is run by Jeff Ingram, executive director and co-founder...

Kent/Blossom Music Festival brings international artists to campus

Kristen Kobe July 3, 2014

World-renowned violinist Ida Kavafian will perform at the Kent/Blossom Music Festival at 7:30 p.m. on July 3 in the Ludwig Recital Hall located in the Center for the Performing Arts on Kent’s campus. Each...

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