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Reminders for the Kent State community this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 11, 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is visible at Kent State University with numerous reminders for students and staff. On campus, a mobile mammogram truck allows employees to get tested as a part of their benefits....

Madison Trott finishes her floor routine at the Beauty and the Beast match on February 10, 2019.

Gymnastics riding wave of momentum heading into annual Pink Meet

Sara Al Harthi February 28, 2019

At the Kent State gymnastics team’s first conference meet at Northern Illinois in January, the Flashes scored a disappointing 192.075.Five weeks later, they recorded a 197.800 against George Washington...

Senior Michaela Romito suspends upside-down on the uneven bars during Kent State’s annual Pink meet. 

Stypinski ties career high in Pink meet loss

Libby Schrack February 25, 2018

The Kent State (5-4, 2-3 Mid-American Conference) gymnastics team fell short to Eastern Michigan (5-5, 1-3 MAC) at its annual Pink meet (194.875-193.925).Despite the loss, senior Rachel Stypinski came...

Katherine Mohnacky, a senior early childhood education major (left), Samantha Hunker, a sophomore fashion merchandising major and Zoe Katz, a sophomore fashion merchandising major, enjoyed the opportunity to spend time with one another and help create knitted goods for the homeless Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.

Knitting for Those in Need makes unique gifts for breast cancer survivors

Emily McMahan October 9, 2017

A student organization is using needles and yarn to help combat the effects of breast cancer.Knitting for Those in Need works hand-in-hand with Knitted Knockers, a breast cancer awareness organization...

Women’s Center to provide mammogram screenings for breast cancer awareness

Hannah Sheridan September 28, 2017

Kent State’s Women’s Center will offer digital mammogram screenings for Breast Cancer Awareness Month from Oct. 10 to Oct. 13 at the DeWeese Health Center.This marks the fifth year the Women’s Center...

Local yoga boutique to hold female empowerment workshop

Emily Fulmer October 12, 2016

Downtown Kent’s local yoga studio, One Love Yoga, will hold a female empowerment workshop on Friday as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.The Female Warrior Workshop is one of three workshops the...

Kent State University freshman Michaela Romito runs through a tunnel of pink balloons held by young gymnastic teams from around Portage county during the Flip for the Cure gymnastics meet in the M.A.C. Center on Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015. The Flip for the Cure event included a Pinkest fan competition, breast cancer survivor recognition, and various other promotions and activities all to raise money for the COSA Comprehensive Breast Center - COSA CARES program.

Kent State gymnastics raises awareness for breast cancer

Elise Kogelnik March 2, 2016

Breast cancer has affected a number of the Kent State University gymnasts, making Friday’s Flip for the Cure meet even more meaningful.Senior Rebecca Osmer’s mother, Michelle Osmer, fought breast cancer...

#NoBraDay supports breast cancer awareness

Erin Zaranec October 13, 2015

October has been reserved for all things pink since 1985. Pink ribbons usually flood social media in the form of Twibbons, images and informational articles about breast cancer. Since 2011, a controversial...

Maggie Wachtel is a sophomore public relations major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: NFL’s money from “Pink October” doesn’t go toward breast cancer research

Maggie Wachtel November 20, 2014

Every October, the NFL goes pink for breast cancer awareness. Everything from player’s jerseys to coach’s jackets has the pink ribbon logo symbolizing breast cancer awareness. The NFL heavily markets...

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