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Students ‘Blastoff!’ into new academic year

Emma Andrus, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2022

Students gathered on Risman Plaza for games, prizes, food trucks and more at the 2022 Back to School Blastoff! event.  The event, hosted annually by the Center for Student Involvement, ran from...

OPINION: Waving symbols of safety on Kent State’s campus

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer April 8, 2021

A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend about freedom of speech on Kent State’s campus. She was expressing anger with campus for — in her opinion — only supporting the liberal agenda.The example...

Students painting pumpkins during an Honors College pumpkin decorating event.

Socially distanced events planned on campus for Halloween

Megan Becker Reporter October 20, 2020

Campus organizations are trying to keep students safe and COVID-19-free this Halloween with socially distanced events and activities.In the past, Kent State’s Halloween has been a celebration drawing...

Stimpy. Courtesy of Lindsey Czopek.

Raising Stimpy: Service dog in training

Morgan McGrath, Feature writer October 1, 2020

Stimpy crawls under a table outside of Eastway Hall, pawing gently at an orange peel a few feet away on the grass. The peel is out of reach. Mission failed. Lindsey Czopek, Stimpy’s owner, laughs. For...

Audrey Seifert with her dogs Koko and Bruno. Courtesy of Audrey Seifert. 

Finding the right apartment for your pets

Megan Becker Reporter September 20, 2020

Many apartments near Kent State are pet friendly and allow students to bring their pets for a monthly fee. The majority of the apartments listed on the Kent State website allow pets, with the exception...

President Todd Diacon reflects on university history at Bowman Breakfast

Kent State President Todd Diacon spoke to an audience on Kent State’s history and the importance of a good relationship with the city of Kent at the 56th semi-annual fall Bowman Breakfast in the Student...

Division of Student Affairs announces new Interim Dean of Students

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 29, 2019

Talea Drummer-Ferrell has been promoted to Interim Dean of Students, effective Oct. 1.Drummer-Ferrell built her credentials for this job through the University of Louisville, Eastern Michigan University...

Students question their safety due to recent protests

Olivia Boris October 3, 2018

With the mass amount of controversy in our society, students at Kent State have begun to worry about their safety on campus. Recent protests have left many students wondering how differences of opinion...

Leadership Week to begin, encourage students to strengthen skills

Natalie Meek October 20, 2017

Kent State’s inaugural Leadership Week starts Monday, Oct. 23 and encourages students to develop their leadership styles and initiate personal growth through a range of events held in the Student Center.Development...

Students wait for popcorn during the Fall Festival which was moved to the Student Center due to poor weather on Oct. 11, 2017.

Students celebrate second annual Fall Festival

Chyenne Tatum October 12, 2017

As fall begins, students cling to their favorite hoodies, decorate their own hand-picked pumpkins and shop for the perfect cozy-night outfit.Kent State’s Center for Student Involvement had their own...

Commuters share mixed feelings on going the extra mile

Ashley Purnell October 5, 2017

With only about 6,700 students living on Kent State’s campus, the majority of the student body is commuters.Students can commute to campus as long as they live within a 50-mile radius, meaning some students'...

Students gathering on Risman Plaza to celebrate Latino Palooza Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.

Students unite for Latino Palooza, celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Eden Kraus September 28, 2017

Latino Palooza celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with Latin dancing, free food and piñata-making on Risman Plaza Wednesday.The Center for Student Involvement (CSI), the Latino Networking Caucus (LNC)...

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