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H2O Church invites students to in-person men’s and women’s retreat

Hannah Mayer Reporter March 16, 2021

This month, H2O Church is offering a socially distanced version of their yearly men’s and women’s weekends. Women’s Weekend and Manmaker are one day, in-person retreats that give students the opportunity...

Matthew Knabe (center) speaks with members of Cru and people attending the Cru mental heath event On Feb. 25. At the event, Knabe spoke about the intersection of faith and mental health. 

Kent Cru workshop hosts counselor to share his experiences, resources to combat virtual distress

Hannah Mayer Reporter March 1, 2021

When a Kent Cru member witnessed a Kent State freshman cry from loneliness and loss of community, the Christian student group was encouraged to take action and initiate a conversation on mental health.Since...

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...

Hand sanitizing station at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

How to exercise at home

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home order has changed daily lives and routines for everyone. Without the gym environment or equipment to use, it can be challenging to work out regularly and...

Students sit six feet apart at the Kent State Newman Center during a church service on Tuesday, Feb. 2. 

Newman Center offers virtual Mass, works to reintroduce in-person services

Hannah Mayer Reporter February 3, 2021

Editor's note: This is the first of a five-part series that looks at how local places of worship are handling the pandemic. Part two, part three and part four can be found here. Participating in community...

Religious organization connects Kent State students at home

Emily Powell Reporter April 9, 2020

With campus closed and all student events cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, students across Kent State campus have been forced to adjust to cancelled meetings and plans.H2O Church Kent is a Christian...

Faith and Sexuality, A Conversation about Homosexuality and Christianity

Keri Richmond April 1, 2016

Photo courtesy of Alante JonesImpact Movement, a christian organization on campus, hosted a conversation about homosexuality and Christianity in the KIVA on Tuesday, March 29. An internationally known...

Sam Karam

Opinion: So much hatred, too much time

Samantha Karam October 21, 2015

Albert Einstein defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. That’s exactly how I would describe the religious activists frequenting the Kent State campus.Time...

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Opinion: A few words for Indiana

Zachary Downes April 1, 2015

Discrimination has been in the news recently, starting with the Ferguson incident. It has always been an unspoken problem in our country. Just so everyone knows, discrimination means unjust or prejudicial...

Robert Fowler, Ph.D., a Professor of Religion at Baldwin Wallace University, speaks in the Student Center on Monday, September 6, 2014 about media influence on readers understanding of the bible throughout history. Fowler said, Electronic media allows old media, like the bible, to exist in many new ways never thought possible.

Baldwin Wallace professor explains ‘why everything you know about the Bible is wrong’

Olivia Young October 6, 2014

The vast history of the Bible is more complicated than most people realize. At the annual fall symposium for the Center for the Study of Information and Religion, Bible professor Robert Fowler presented...

Alfreda Brown, author of Word Up. Photo courtesy of Kent State University.

‘Word Up’ spreads faith-filled inspiration

Kara Taylor March 3, 2014

At 5:30 a.m. everyday, Alfreda Brown, vice president of Kent State’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, emails her children daily inspiration she found in Scripture.“I have three adult children...

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