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Kent State women challenge gender norms through fitness

Madison Goerl, Reporter May 8, 2022

Between years of soccer and track, Alysha Stone never knew a life without sports. Now a Kent State sophomore public health major, Stone remembers learning to exercise without her team. "I found it hard...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Genevieve Menyhart (right) poses in her cap and gown as she graduates from her living room with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography in May 2020. Menyhart is a wedding photographer and is hopeful for the future of wedding photography this summer.

The class of COVID-19: 2020 graduates navigate the lasting impacts of graduating during a pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter May 6, 2021

College graduation is called commencement because it’s supposed to be a new beginning, but COVID-19 posed new challenges for the class of 2020.  A June 2020 study found that millions of students worldwide...

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How exercise can benefit mental health

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 30, 2021

Fitness and exercise may be a way to build muscle, lose some weight, increase metabolism and improve your overall physique, but one thing that can motivate many people to stay active is the sense of overall...

Beth Michel is the Fitness and Wellness Coordinator at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Kent State Rec Center delivers customized fitness and wellness programs to student organization

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 3, 2021

Student groups and organizations can get personalized programs to help with fitness and wellness needs through the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Through the Custom Fitness and Wellness Programs,...

OPINION: It’s time for men to pull their chair up to the table

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

From unequal pay to sexual assault, women are empowered to be strong individuals who can stomach any pain rather than fighting for themselves. But what if they just didn’t have anything to fight? I’ve...

Kent State CHAARG members enjoy coffee after a “Friday Fuel” walk/run.

Kent State CHAARG adapts to new environment, connecting and providing workouts to members virtually

Kenzie Johnston Reporter February 7, 2021

Even with the new virtual environment, Kent State CHAARG has continued to provide workouts, socials and the ability to connect with others to members during COVID-19. CHAARG is a national organization...

Exercise, sleep can help with avoiding the freshman 15

Sarah Arnold Rec and Fitness reporter September 30, 2019

Meal plans, late nights and open dining halls can lead to poor health choices, but there are many ways you can avoid unwanted pounds and stay sharp during the semester. According to the Mental Health...

Participants walk their dogs along the Esplanade on Sunday April 9, 2017 during the Furry Friends 5k event, sponsored by CHAARG and One-of-a-Kind Pets.

CHAARG raises over $2,000 in first ever 5k

Shane Transue April 9, 2017

Runners, walkers and dogs alike participated in Sunday morning's 5k run to benefit "One of a Kind Pet Rescue."The event, hosted by the women’s fitness club CHAARG, was the first 5k held by the group...

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Shane Transue April 4, 2017

HED: Runners, dogs welcome for CHAARG 5k at Kent StateKent State’s Changing Health, Attitudes, + Actions to Recreate Girls (CHAARG) program is hosting their inaugural 5k run Sunday, April 9, with all...

The Kent Stater Beachbody Coach and Fitness Instructor Jessie Perry leads members of Kent Chaarg in an outdoor PiYo Session on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 outside Tri Towers. Kent Chaarg is a new all girls fitness organization lead by Charrg ambasador and Nutrition major Madison Jordan.

CHAARG aims to provide healthy lifestyle community for women at Kent State

Brenna Parker October 15, 2015

Kent State's CHAARG aims to provide a unique community setting for women looking to eat healthy and get in shape. From salsa dancing to ballet, CHAARG wants to provide support and empower women on campus. Kent...

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