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Students travel home for Thanksgiving break

November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Kent State will not have classes from November 23 to November 27. TV2 Reporter Matt Mergen caught up with students who are traveling home, and what they are excited...

Sophomore communication studies major Lilli DiFinis home workspace.

One year later: Kent State students’ relationship with remote learning

Morgan McGrath Feature writer March 14, 2021

Students at Kent State University, like most colleges, have had no choice but to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic that’s been terrorizing the United States for nearly a year now. In fact, 2,260 students...

Using a calendar to schedule out your busy week will help you keep track of meeting times. 

OPINION: How do you manage a week’s worth of assignments?

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer March 9, 2021

This semester has been the hardest one yet. Each semester has its rewards and challenges, but entering into my upper-division courses, I rarely have any free time. During classes and student media Zoom...

As the meeting was held on International Women’s Day, Tankersley invited all female-identifying meeting participants to turn on their cameras for recognition. “I want to especially recognize the amazing women of Kent State who change the world every single day through their scientific breakthroughs, their creations and innovations, their support of one another, instruction of students, their work and communities and agencies all to better our society,” Tankersley said. 

Faculty Senate brings updates on fall 2021 semester, class scheduling

Emma Andrus, Reporter Kaitlyn Finchler, Reporter March 8, 2021

University officials released plans and hopes to move to fully in-person classes and experiences as early as the spring of 2022, Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley said in the Faculty...

Kent State announces plans for fall 2021 semester

Elias Shingleton Digital Content Producer February 24, 2021

Kent State announced it will conduct more in-person classes and activities in the fall 2021 semester amid continuing protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.According to a letter from the Office...

Interim pass/fail policy extended through spring 2021 semester

Ben Vrobel Reporter October 26, 2020

The extension of the interim pass/fail policy provides students an option to save their GPA instead of withdrawing from the class this semester.The policy was implemented for the spring 2020 semester,...

Casanova’s workplace at home. 

Students taking online classes struggle with their home environment

Megan Becker Reporter September 28, 2020

Many students who were planning on living on campus have decided to live at home instead because of coronavirus, quarantining and online classes. At home, students have to live outside of a learning environment...

Kent State cancels on-campus events through July 4 due to COVID-19

Kent State has cancelled all on-campus activities, events, summer camps and conferences sponsored by the university due to ongoing concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. This also includes events sponsored...

New forensics classes in works

Aaron Corpora February 22, 2015

For the first time in Kent State’s history, a group of professors in the anthropology department are working to establish at least three new forensics courses for Spring 2016.The team, lead by assistant...

5 things to do freshman year

Erin Zaranec September 2, 2014

You’ve survived syllabus week, mapped out where your classes are and hopefully gotten to know a few people in your residence hall. So now what? Here are some things to keep in mind while maneuvering...

Political Science adds two special topic classes

Blair Donald April 14, 2014

Starting in the fall 2014 semester, Kent State’s department of political science will add two new special topics courses: Social Media and Government Change, taught by term instructor James McQuiston,...

Put down the phone!

Disconnect, you’ll be happier

Katy Coduto January 15, 2014

A new semester, difficult classes, or the balancing game between work and school might find you struggling to find free time, social life and dealing with a lot of stress.Research conducted by Kent State...

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