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Where to get a COVID-19 booster shot in Kent

Natalia Hernandez Maceira Reporter December 4, 2021

COVID-19 booster shots are now available to everyone 18 years or older. There are several locations in Kent which provide the COVID-19 booster shot, such as:DeWeese Health Center, 1500 Eastway Dr.University...

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 College of Aeronautics and Engineering is located on East Summit Street. The building is set to receive a new addition.

College of Aeronautics and Engineering receives $1.5 million from the Timken Foundation of Canton

Liam Morrison Reporter October 27, 2021

The new addition to the College of Aeronautics and Engineering building will be honoring its new two-story atrium to the Timken Foundation of Canton.  Christina Bloebaum, the dean of the College of Aeronautics...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

Terrace Hall will be torn down once fundraising for the new business building is complete. Kent State’s Gateway Masterplan is off to a slow started while the pandemic continues.

With efforts to raise funds for new business building, Terrace Hall’s demolition pauses

Liam Morrison Reporter September 21, 2021

Terrace Hall will not be torn down until the fundraising goal of $20 million is met for the new College of Business Administration building, as a part of Kent State’s 10-year Gateway Master Plan.President...

KSUs DeWeese Health Center.

KSU to resume vaccines after 2-week pause

Ethan Cohen April 28, 2021

Kent State announced that it’s resuming COVID-19 vaccinations at the DeWeese Health Center April 30. Both the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccine will be offered to all university students, faculty...

The Fruit Stand opened on Jan. 5 at 175 E Erie St.

Fruit-based restaurant trend in downtown Kent

Brynne Mann April 5, 2021

Downtown Kent opened three new fruit-based restaurants in the past year despite COVID-19. The Fruit Stand, Kwench Juice Cafe and the Tropical Smoothie Cafe are the new restaurants people can visit. “Restaurants...

Gymnastics ends regular season with win over BG

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter March 13, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team closed out the regular season with an emphatic win over a struggling Bowling Green State University team. The Flashes posted their second-highest score of the season, as...


Cars, Coffee, COVID-19: How the Kent Car Club’s growth during the pandemic caused a split in the club

Zachary Shepherd reporter March 9, 2021

The underground scene of the Kent Car Club is growing under continued COVID-19 lockdowns and regulations, but different priorities have led to newer members breaking off from the main club.The club started...

Map of the path taken for the Black Squirrel 5k. 

Kent State Recreational Services to host annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 9, 2021

After having the event for the past nine years in-person, Kent State will host its annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually this year due to COVID-19.The event will take place April 4 through April 10, and...

High Priest of the Black Squirrel Coven addresses the group at their meeting on March 5, 2021 in Kent.

Kent State students practice witchcraft at off-campus location, accommodating virtual participants

Hannah Mayer Reporter March 8, 2021

Two years ago the Black Squirrel Coven began in-person meetings weekly where local witches gathered to learn and work with each other, but when COVID-19 hit, leaders of the Coven paired their in-person...

According to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, homelessness in Ohio has increased by 1,478 people from 2014 to 2019.

How COVID-19 has affected Kent’s homeless community

COVID-19 has changed homeless services and has caused people to pay more attention to the homeless community in Kent and Ravenna.According to there were 10,345 homeless people in Ohio...

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