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Graduate student strike at Temple University raises questions over teaching assistant stipends

Kayla Gleason, Reporter May 5, 2023

Graduate students at Temple University were on strike during the spring semester demanding improved wages. The strike ended after the students negotiated a union contract that will raise their annual salary...

A spreadsheet shows classes one would take as a fashion media major, compared to the tracks for journalism majors and fashion merchandising majors.

OPINION: Fashion media major should be offered at Kent State

Rachel Chapuis, Opinion Writer May 4, 2023

I remember when I first toured Kent State University, specifically the College of Communication and Information and the School of Fashion. I was so excited and overwhelmed by the upcoming decision of which...

Chair of the May 4 Presidental Advisory Community Roseann Chic Canfora talks to attendants of the May 4 Commemoration event on May 4, 2022.

Canfora, May 4 survivor, uses storytelling to empower students

Francesca Malinky, Reporter April 3, 2023

Roseann “Chic” Canfora is a name synonymous with the tragedy and activism surrounding the May 4, 1970 shooting. Canfora currently works with students to document and teach using her lived experiences. Chic...

‘Innovation and creativity’: CCI works to create well-rounded curriculum

Danielle Stehle, Reporter March 17, 2023

Around the 2017-2018 academic year, the College of Communication and Information decided a part of their college needed to be amended. The School of Digital Sciences was created in 2011 by computer science...

Bob Hammer (left), Adam Sharp (above) and Terry OReilly (right) tell guests about the National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences March 14. The purpose of the lecture was to inform and educate students on NATAS and the history of the Emmys.

NATAS President and CEO Sharp, chairman O’Reilly connect with Kent community

Tyler Pyles, Reporter March 14, 2023

Both the president and CEO and the chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences spoke about the history of the Emmys and what goes into crafting television’s biggest awards program...

Mizell Stewart III speaks in Franklin Hall  March 1, 2023 at the third annual Dix lecture in media and ethics.

Mizell Stewart III tackles ‘the greatest ethical challenge’ in Dix Media Ethics Lecture

Danielle Stehle, Reporter March 3, 2023

As everyone took their seats and the chatter died down, journalism associate professor Gretchen Hoak checked the mic. She straightened her posture and greeted everyone with a smile as she introduced the...

Pulitzer Prize winning columnist and Kent State Professional in Residence Connie Schultz. Friday February 5, 2016.

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz to depart from Kent State

Emma Andrus, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2022

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and New York Times bestselling author Connie Schultz is leaving Kent State after the spring 2023 semester. Schultz will be joining Denison University, a private liberal...

The pandemic halted the study abroad experience for international relations students, but educational travel slowly makes a come back.

CCI creates three-week study abroad course at Florence campus

Chong Chen Reporter February 5, 2022

The College of Communication and Information first-ever intersession course in Florence will give students an immersive experience while working to think creatively to turn ideas into deliverable stories.The...

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve the renaming of the college and construction of the new building at its meeting on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.

Board of Trustees discusses potential partnership with local restaurateur, approves donor name spaces for Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Kent State’s Board of Trustees authorized the senior vice president for finance and administration to lease the property located at 430-436 E. Main St, formerly known as the “cottage Starbucks”...

Sarah Malcolm is the director of international partnerships, marketing and Communication at Kent State University

Kent State drives international enrollment through exchange program with Brazilian university

Halena Sepulveda Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State partnered with the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) in 2018 to create The American Academy program that aimed to push international enrollment and boost a relationship between...

The Kent State Board of Trustees at their Wednesday meeting.  

WKSU, Ideastream merger approved by Kent State Board of Trustees

Kent State’s NPR-affiliated radio station WKSU will be operated by Cleveland-based Ideastream Public Media beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The board approved the management transfer as part of a public service...

Olson Hall is home to the CCI Commons.

CCI Commons events expanded virtually during COVID-19 semesters

Austin Monigold May 7, 2021

The CCI Commons were adjusted to accommodate students during the past two semesters and typical staples of CCI like RA events, storage for projects and computer availability faced severe changes.The commons...

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