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Rally goers painted the campus rock with various messages in support of the Asian community.

Kent State rallies in support of the Asian Community

Chris Bright Reporter April 8, 2021

Nearly 250 people filled the field behind Kent State’s performing arts building in support of the Asian community Wednesday night. Rally goers marched from the university’s performing arts building...

Freshman guard Casey Santoro (0) takes the ball up against Bowling Green. The game would go to overtime, but Kent State would lose 80-79. Feb. 10, 2021.

Wear starts to show as Flashes go to OT again, fall to Bowling Green

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 10, 2021

With two seconds on the clock in overtime, the Kent State women’s basketball team went back to sophomore forward Nila Blackford to win the game. Blackford had scored the go-ahead bucket just eight seconds...

USG President Tiera Moore

Kent State enacts policy for painting campus rock

Emma Andrus Reporter January 28, 2021

A new Kent State policy went into effect Jan. 11 that is intended to set some rules around how the Front Campus rock is used and painted, following a series of messages in September that included “White...

Director of Political Affairs and Grievances for B.U.S. Gabrielle Blake paints the rock Monday, Aug. 31. 

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on front campus’ rock; students and university react

Troy Pierson Reporter September 2, 2020

When the words “White Lives Matter” were painted on Kent State’s front-campus rock Aug. 28, Marteashia Thompson, president of Voices of Color, described them as “a direct threat to the Black students...

A family walks to a charter bus that will evacuate them from Galveston Island to Austin in anticipation of impact from Hurricane Laura on August 25, 2020, at the Galveston Housing Authority offices in Galveston.

Laura nears Category 4 strength and threatens ‘unsurvivable’ storm surges as it approaches Louisiana and Texas

Editor's note: In the storm's path with a weak phone connection? Get the text-only version of top stories.(CNN) -- Hurricane Laura may reach extremely dangerous Category 4 strength before slamming...

Our View: Students have a right to utilize the first amendment

Stater Editors November 23, 2015

Youngstown State University’s campus rock was marked Monday with messages in support of ISIS that read “France deserves destruction,” “YSU supports ISIS” and “We are coming.”While some might...

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