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A map demonstrating the multiple moves the dependents had to make over the course of their childhood.

Military dependents find strength in change

Troy Lee May 22, 2017

The transition from high school to college can be a struggle for some students, but for military dependents, like sophomore English major Ollie Swasey, it was the easiest transition of their life.“Making...

An original picture of the drug store on East Main Street, where both Captn Bradys and Starbucks would stand.

Community remembers Capt’n Brady’s, hopes to preserve history

Sarah Lorenz May 5, 2017

Kent State students have gathered on the East Main Street corner for coffee for almost a century.As Kent’s culture and students changed with the times, Capt’n Brady’s was always there.Capt’n Brady’s...

CNN episode shows history of May 4 through music

Linda Stocum May 4, 2017

People of all ages gathered in the Kiva Wednesday at 9 p.m. to view an episode of the CNN series "Soundtracks: Songs That Define History" in order to commemorate the May 4 Shootings."Seeing it with all...


Caelin Mills May 3, 2017 The politics of May 4, 1970: What does it mean today?Following the shootings at Kent State on May 4, 1970, the political support felt by Americans for the ongoing Vietnam...

Resident Assistants combat finals week stress among on-campus students

Linda Stocum May 3, 2017

Residence halls help students prepare for finals week by mandating 24-hour courtesy hours and planning hall events to help students destress.Beginning May 4 after 8 p.m., students living in residence halls...

Dining Services ranks No. 1 in country for second consecutive year

Linda Stocum May 2, 2017

For the second year in a row, Kent State Dining Services was ranked as the number one college dining experience according to, surpassing universities such as Yale, Harvard and Brown. The...

Kent gets paranormal

Sarah Lorenz April 30, 2017

The Kent Stage hosted its third Paranormal Weekend this past Saturday and Sunday.The building is rumored to have several ghosts lurking through its hallways, basement and main theater.Richele Charlton,...

3D printers on campus have a large interest with students, but collaboration needs help according to those involved. April 24. 2017

3D printer use gaining popularity

Troy Lee April 29, 2017

Inside a box and on sheet of glass, a mechanical arm prints layer after layer. About an hour later, a small figurine rests on the glass — all thanks to a 3D printer.While 3D printing has taken off among...

Mentor Julie Appel and CCS student Erin Hawley at the Council for Exceptional Children beach-themed dance, photo courtesy of Julie Appel.

Career and Community Studies provides opportunities

Hannah Wagner April 29, 2017

In room 203 in White Hall, Jack Hemmelgarn sat near the door and away from the other students. He works on his homework for a math class, scratch paper to the side and a look of concentration on his face.Hemmelgarn...

PRIDE! Kent hosts first prom for LGBTQ community

Alec Slovenec April 28, 2017

On Friday evening, PRIDE! Kent hosted a prom for members of the LGBTQ community.The event was held in Room 306 of the Student Center and lasted from 6 to 9 p.m.Members decorated with several rainbow flags,...

Haymaker Farmers’ Market celebrates 25th anniversary

Sarah Lorenz April 28, 2017

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market opens this Saturday for its 25th annual outdoor season.Stands will feature fresh produce, eggs, honey, baked bread and pastries, fruit spreads, home goods and locally raised...

Translation major Carlos Usnay places a “brick” on the Oppression Wall in the student center on April 24, 2017. The wall remained standing for all of last week for students to add colored bricks representing different forms of oppression. At the end of the week, the wall will be torn down to tear down oppression. 

CCI Diversity Week tears down oppression

Alec Slovenec April 28, 2017

As a grand finale to CCI Diversity Week’s “Wall of Oppression,” students were invited to take turns smashing the wall.Starting Monday, students built the Wall of Oppression in the middle of the...

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