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US First Lady Jill Biden delivers remarks at Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny Campus, in Ankeny, Iowa, on September 15, 2021. (Photo by EVELYN HOCKSTEIN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Jill Biden: ‘I was disappointed’ free community college cut from Build Back Better bill

Kate Bennett CNN February 7, 2022

(CNN) -- First lady Jill Biden said Monday that she was "disappointed" one of her key causes, free community college, was cut from President Biden's Build Back Better agenda."Joe has also had to make...

Canine units outside of Bridgewater College on Feb. 1. CREDIT: Patrick Hite/The News Leader / USA TODAY NETWORK

Two officers shot and killed at Bridgewater College in Virginia

Caroll Alvarado , CNN February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- Two campus officers were shot and killed Tuesday during an active shooter situation at Bridgewater College in Virginia, according to college spokesperson Logan Bogert. "I can confirm that a...

Canine units outside of Bridgewater College on Feb. 1. CREDIT: Patrick Hite/The News Leader / USA TODAY NETWORK

Two officers shot and killed at Bridgewater College in Virginia

Caroll Alvarado CNN February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- Two campus officers were shot and killed Tuesday during an active shooter situation at Bridgewater College in Virginia, according to college spokesperson Logan Bogert."I can confirm that a campus...

OPINION: So long as college is necessary, it should be affordable

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer May 6, 2021

Right now, many of my fellow Kent State students are currently in the process of working out exactly how to get enrolled in classes this fall (or possibly summer) and how exactly to get these classes paid...

Centennial Field in 2020.

How COVID-19 has affected dorm living

Morgan Cummings Reporter March 23, 2021

Over a year has passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and dorm life at Kent State has been heavily affected. Many students who have returned to campus this year have noticed the residence halls...

Rana Kurkji, Kelly Krabill, Athraa Kurkji and Rita Kurkji in Damascus, Syria in 2010. Kelly Krabill spends her last day in Damascus at her friends’ home to celebrate her birthday.

OPINION: Street smarts vs. book smarts

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer February 27, 2021

Have you seen the movie “Second Act”? If you haven’t, I won’t give too much away.Jennifer Lopez plays the role of Maya who has worked at Value Shop department store for 15 years and for six of...

Fernandez’s negative test result from OSU’s weekly testing.

Kent State vs. OSU: Students share how their schools handled COVID-19

Ethan Cohen Reporter February 7, 2021

Over the last 10 months, universities have been heavily challenged by COVID-19. From changes in dining halls to testing students, students from the Ohio State University and Kent State adjust to the changes...

Kent State’s makerspaces ranked No. 6 in nation

Paige Bennett August 23, 2019

Kent State’s makerspaces ranked No. 6 in a list by Great Value Colleges of the top 50 college and university makerspaces in the nation. It was the highest rank of an Ohio-based university. Great Value...

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) speaks during the Dorchester County Democrats First Annual Oyster Roast in Summerville, SC, March 2, 2019. Brown stopped to speak during his Dignity of Work listening tour.

Brown introduces higher education bills to cut debt

Laina Yost March 13, 2019

Sen. Sherrod Brown proposed several higher education bills in the Senate as Congress begins to take another look at the Higher Education Act.Brown co-sponsored the Debt-Free College Act on March 6, which...

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OPINION: A retrospective of Urban Meyer

Dante Centofanti January 16, 2019

Urban Frank Meyer III is a dynamic figure in the sport of college football. Everywhere this man has gone he has won, with his latest victory sending him off into retirement, one that he says will be permanent....

OPINION: Baby, it’s (no longer) cold outside

Olivia Eastly December 20, 2018

Star 102 radio (WDOK-FM) calls itself “Cleveland’s Christmas station,” but some Ohio residents are angry the station removed one Christmas song from its playlists. I remember growing up and listening...

Betsy Garwood, a brand representative for skincare and makeup company Glossier and a senior visual communication design major, poses for a photo in Florence, Italy, on May 31, 2018. Glossier posted Garwoods photo because she was wearing Last Slick, its mascara. 

Campus Reppin’: A dive into the ins, outs of online brand promotion — the popular college gig

Gershon Harrell December 2, 2018

Before a dinner outing with her friends, Betsy Garwood adds on the final product of her go-to makeup look. She squeezes a small tube of Glossier’s “Cloud Paint” onto her finger and dabs it on her...

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