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Sam Harper is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s new vice president of data intelligence and technology.

Second Kent State alumnus hired at small colorectal cancer nonprofit organization

Zoë Blank Reporter March 9, 2021

A small organization of only 45 people in Washington, D.C., now employs two Kent State alumni.The Colorectal Cancer Alliance recently hired Kent State alumnus Sam Harper as the vice president of data intelligence...

After meeting on Tinder, Oglesby and Bauer are learning to make long-distance work while in separate states.

Couple suggests communication, trust to make long distance work

Jennifer Lasik Reporter February 4, 2021

Lauryn Oglesby, a senior at Kent State University, sits in her apartment, waiting for the text from her boyfriend who lives over 100 miles away in Pittsburgh. “It’s been about six months and it does...

USG President Tiera Moore

Kent State enacts policy for painting campus rock

Emma Andrus Reporter January 28, 2021

A new Kent State policy went into effect Jan. 11 that is intended to set some rules around how the Front Campus rock is used and painted, following a series of messages in September that included “White...

A family walks to a charter bus that will evacuate them from Galveston Island to Austin in anticipation of impact from Hurricane Laura on August 25, 2020, at the Galveston Housing Authority offices in Galveston.

Laura nears Category 4 strength and threatens ‘unsurvivable’ storm surges as it approaches Louisiana and Texas

Editor's note: In the storm's path with a weak phone connection? Get the text-only version of top stories.(CNN) -- Hurricane Laura may reach extremely dangerous Category 4 strength before slamming...

1970s Daily Kent Stater “Letters to the Editor” following the May 4 shootings at Kent State

Compiled by Audrey Fletcher May 4, 2015

The following Letters to the Editor were sent to Daily Kent Stater editor, William Armstrong, following the May 4 shootings at Kent State.The Daily Kent Stater did not publish for the summer of 1970 as...

Photo from the Kent State University Libraries Daily Kent Stater digital archives. 

Department of Special Collections and Archives digitize 1970s Staters

Nick Boone February 23, 2015

The Department of Special Collections and Archives at Kent State’s University Library recently digitized the original 1970s Daily Kent Staters.This is the latest decade of newspapers to be available...

Lafayette Tolliver, a Kent State Univeristy alumus 1967-71 points out an old friend in one of the photos in an exhibit of his photographs called, Coming of Age at Kent 1967-71 A pictorial of Black Student Life in the Uumbaji Gallery in Oscar Ritchie Hall on Saturday Oct. 18, 2014 in Kent, Ohio. Tolliver worked as a photographer for the Daily Kent Stater and Chestnut Burr student year book during his time at the university. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)

Lafayette Tolliver: Rehashing and recording history

Jenna Kuczkowski February 10, 2015

Imagine a time when the former Daily Kent Stater headlines read more like time bombs: “Time for revolution,” “Kent stunned by walkout” and “Turning point for blacks.”Looking back at the campus...

Guest column: Daily or not, Stater still the Stater

Ben Wolford September 14, 2014

When I graduated from a Portage County high school in 2007, I knew exactly what I wanted to do next: get a job writing for the Daily Kent Stater.Ohio University had its splashy E.W. Scripps School of Journalism...

Changes ahead for the Daily Kent Stater

Jennie Barr July 10, 2014

Beginning fall 2014, the “Daily Kent Stater” will no longer be printed five days a week; instead, the award-winning newspaper will drop to print only three days a week.Fall editor and senior news major...

Stater to emphasize digital content

This summer and fall, the Daily Kent Stater will be emphasizing its web and app presence to better reach the student body. We will be printing less often and focusing more on summer,...

Top 10 news stories this school year

DKS Editors May 1, 2014

This school year, Kent State saw a new president, a polar vortex, an extended Esplanade, a gunshot incident, a wrestler’s controversial tweets and a secretive presidential search. Editors at the Daily...

Opinion: A graduate’s view of President Lefton

Daniel Moore April 22, 2014

Boy, I was nervous. I was ready, but I didn’t feel it. I kept reviewing my typed questions and scribbled handwritten modifications that made certain phrases more friendly and less confrontational. I...

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