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Students ‘Blastoff!’ into new academic year

Emma Andrus, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2022

Students gathered on Risman Plaza for games, prizes, food trucks and more at the 2022 Back to School Blastoff! event.  The event, hosted annually by the Center for Student Involvement, ran from...

Students painting pumpkins during an Honors College pumpkin decorating event.

Socially distanced events planned on campus for Halloween

Megan Becker Reporter October 20, 2020

Campus organizations are trying to keep students safe and COVID-19-free this Halloween with socially distanced events and activities.In the past, Kent State’s Halloween has been a celebration drawing...

Students voice opinions on city of Kent’s mask mandate

Troy PiersonReporter July 21, 2020

Kent City Council passed an ordinance to mandate face coverings in the city, both in public and private businesses on July 15.The new measure comes after COVID-19 cases began to rise throughout the summer,...

Maintenance crews work on a broken water main at Manchester Field on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The water main break caused the Student Center to close early Thursday night.

Student Center closes due to water main break

Keri Richmond March 3, 2016

Kent State's Student Center closed Thursday after a water main break in Manchester Field. The university announced via email all Thursday evening events and meetings in the Student Center, which currently...

New Sorority to debut at Kent State in Fall 2016

Gabby Lavere February 16, 2016

Kent State University Greek Life is set to introduce its newest sorority Sigma Delta Tau (SDT) to campus in Fall 2016.Center for Student Involvement (CSI) was approached by the current sororities at Kent...

Peer Involvement Advising to help students have a brighter future at KS

Brittany Anderson July 23, 2015

Students who attend Peer Involvement Advising through the Center for Student Involvement will gather the skills and knowledge on how to become an active and connected Kent State student.“Students don’t...

CSI to host annual leadership conference

Samantha Ickes January 14, 2015

The Center for Student Involvement will host its annual leadership conference Jan. 24 to help students develop leadership skills and styles.“The whole idea is to give our every day students an opportunity...

Lilly Ledbetter speaks about the problems she experienced with Goodyear during her career to an audience at the Kiva on October 20, 2014.

Women’s rights activist Lilly Ledbetter shares her experience

Teahl Rice October 20, 2014

“It’s been a great journey, it’s been a hard journey,” the prominent women’s rights activist Lilly Ledbetter said during a lecture Thursday evening in the Kiva.Ledbetter, a crusader for equal...

Actress Kym Whitley motivates students to follow their passions

Brittany Rees September 29, 2014

Follow your passions, be persistent and never settle. These things will lead to success, comedian Kym Whitley told students Monday night in the Kiva.“The power of passion is the beginning of everything,”...

Jerome Love to lead leadership speaker series

Chelsea Graff September 14, 2014

Jerome Love, an entrepreneur and professional speaker, will be speaking at Kent State University’s Kiva on Monday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.Love will be the first of five speakers in the “Leadership Speaker...

2014 Spring Leadership Conference

Drew Jones January 26, 2014

More than 200 students braved the winter weather Saturday to attend the 2014 Spring Leadership Conference at the Student Center.An event that is annually sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement,...

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