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Exterior of Bowman Hall on April 24, 2024.

People reflect on Bowman Hall shooting 10 years later

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter May 7, 2024

On April 2, 2014, Quavaugntay Tyler fired a shot from his 9mm Ruger gun into his hand while two females who suspected him of cheating confronted him in Bowman Hall parking lot. Ten years later, those...

Fighting Games Club members.

Fighting Games Club celebrates fourth anniversary

Adam Kring, Reporter February 20, 2023

The Fighting Games Club turned four years old, a big achievement for any club on campus. In celebration, a tournament was held Saturday in Bowman Hall and included games like Dragon Ball FighterZ, King...

Racist threat found in Bowman Hall bathroom

Editor's note: The video portion of this story was published Feb. 2, and the written portion was published Feb. 5. A racist threat toward Black people and a swastika were carved into a plastic partition...

Photo of rocks from the “Civility Rocks” campaign.

Bateman Competition teams prepare for judging phase after engaging audiences

Austin Monigold Reporter March 15, 2021

The annual competition for PR students is reaching its final stretch after COVID-19 presented the participating teams with challenges not unlike last year when an abrupt transition moved the competition...


Win McNamee January 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Jake Angeli, center with horns, and others confront U.S. Capitol police outside the Senate chamber on January 6, 2021. A pro-Trump mob confronts U.S. Capitol police at the...

Sophomore Riley Danielson does a split in mid-air on the balance beam at the annual pink meet against Bowling Green, the College at Rockport and Ursinus College at the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

Gymnastics seeks to continue momentum from lost season

Sean Blevins Sports reporter December 7, 2020

A few weeks ago, the Kent State gymnastics team practiced with only two of its 22 players due to so many players being quarantined for short periods of time because of contact tracing. The team has not...

Witches on campus, Black Squirrel Coven starting up

Emily Powell Reporter February 14, 2020

Interested in the practice of magick, witchcraft, or just being a part of a group of open-minded individuals? This semester marks the first that Black Squirrel Coven has been on Kent State’s campus....

Emily France uses color pencils to color during a destress activity. 

Student organization Active Minds fights against finals week stressors

The Active Minds event welcomed Kent students, staff and faculty to Bowman Hall on Dec. 2. for its meditation event.The hour-long event briefly included a 15 minute meditation with the Director of Kent...

Spectators cheer on runners at the Run the World 5k on Saturday, September 7, 2019. 

Run the World 5k hosts its fifth annual run

Sydney Ford September 8, 2019

International and local students at Kent State participated in the fifth annual Run the World 5K and International Festival Saturday, Sept. 7 to raise money for study abroad programs.The 5K started approximately...

Bowman Hall set for HVAC overhaul

Colin Baker September 15, 2017

Next year, Kent State students will have an easier time listening to their professors in classes held in Bowman Hall.Starting in summer 2018, Bowman Hall’s failing two-pipe heating, ventilation and air...

Kent State Women’s Empowerment Conference participants “squirrel squat” for a group photo on Saturday, March 18, 2017.

Women’s Empowerment Conference sparks discussion, inspires women

Lyric Aquino March 18, 2017

The Women's Empowerment Conference, sponsored by the Panhellenic Council, rocked Kent State on Saturday in Bowman Hall.The event focused on empowering and inspiring women while engaging them in discussions...

11/10/16 Golda Meir Bowman Hall

Bowman Hall wall decor draws student criticism

Cameron Gorman November 9, 2016

Kent State's administration has responded to the unease expressed from student organizations about a wall display featuring a quote by Golda Meir, the former prime minister of Israel, in Bowman Hall.The...

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