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Kent State students posing proudly with their vaccine cards after receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccination.

OPINION: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: A Long-Awaited Necessity

Claire Laux Opinion writer October 30, 2021

On August 27, President Todd Diacon announced that, effective December 20, 2021, all students and faculty will be required to submit proof of their vaccination for COVID-19. Prior to this date, testing...

Soccer loses close one to No. 15 West Virginia

Cole Oswald September 20, 2021

The Kent State soccer team finished its non-conference schedule on Sunday with a 2-1 loss to nationally ranked West Virginia. The Flashes will begin Mid-American Conference play on Thursday. KSU was 4-3...

Ohio State University clinic manager Paige Blankenship, left, administers one of the first Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to Osvaldo Campanella Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Ohio lawmakers debate anti-vaccination bill as Ohio State mandates COVID-19 vaccine

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit employers from requiring workers to receive vaccinations descended on the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday as lawmakers...

Ohio vaccine phases infographic

COVID-19 vaccine distribution underway across Portage County and Ohio

Ian Jameson Reporter February 10, 2021

With vaccine distribution underway across the state, Portage County is starting to distribute the coronavirus vaccine to its population. Over 10,300 people, or 6.3 percent of the population, have started...

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