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Kent Wired

Students line-dance at BUSs 90s vs. 2000s community dinner in the Oscar Ritchie Multipurpose Room on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.

BUS decades dinner collects goods for those in need

Daria Gaither November 9, 2015

Kent State students gathered in the Oscar Ritchie Multipurpose Room on Monday night for a night of food, fun, dancing and music in a 90' vs. 2000s themed community dinner hosted by Black United Students...

“Being Black at Kent State” to be screened Thursday night

Daisha Overstreet April 30, 2015

Kent State students enrolled in this semester’s Black Images course will screen their final project “Being Black At Kent State” Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Oscar Ritchie Hall.The course, offered in...

Latino Networking Caucus encourages attendance at conference

Daisha Overstreet April 22, 2015

The Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) is looking for Hispanic or Latino students who are graduating in 2015 to attend the LNC’s fifth annual Hablemos Conference. These students will be recognized for their...

Gabrielle Cooper, Directory of Minority Affairs of PRIDE!Kent, considers herself a double minority as an African American bisexual.

Students on campus identify as double minorities

Daisha Overstreet April 8, 2015

“Double minority” is a term used to reference someone who represents two minority groups. One who identifies as LGBTQ, or a sexual minority, and also black, Latino or any other ethnic minority is considered...

BUS hopes to conclude Black History Month with unity

Daisha Overstreet February 25, 2015

Black United Students encourages all to congregate and celebrate the last days of Black History Month Thursday on the Risman Plaza.BUS will hold a “Unity Circle” on the Risman Plaza “K” at 5 p.m.,...

Students and members of Black United Students march from Black United Student’s home in Oscar Ritchie hall to the Student Center for a speech from civil rights leader and activist Julian Bond for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Black United Students uses influence for positive change

Daisha Overstreet February 4, 2015

“Unite and stand up.” When students at Kent State heard these words of advice in January 1967, they formed a student group that quickly gained influence not just on campus, but around the world.Originally...

Civil rights leader and activist Julian Bond speaks in the Student Center Ballroom for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Civil rights activist describes honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream

Daisha Overstreet January 22, 2015

A civil rights activist who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. told a packed crowd at the Student Center Ballroom how people today should honor the dream of the fallen activist.Members of the Kent State...

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