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Life goes on, with hope leading as the group of friends huddle, front from left, Kristiana Corona, Dominic Young, middle from left, Hannah Hall, Shea Suffoletta, Jake Kleve and back, Dante Murray, celebrating life, love and the point that theres No Day But Today.

REVIEW: ‘No Day But Today’: Rent’s message of love, hope erupts amid a haze of fear, hate

Cadie Pierce, Photographer February 17, 2024

Editor’s note: Descriptions of the portrayal of the character Mimi Marquez were elaborated on for clarification post-publication.  The message echoed by Mimi Marquez and ensemble members during the...

The Kent State cheer (pictured above) and dance teams competed in the national competition April 6-8 in Daytona, Florida.

Not just ‘the spirit’: Cheer, dance teams compete nationally again, want better recognition

Nico Crespo, Reporter May 6, 2023

Kent State’s dance and cheer team traveled to Daytona, Florida, to compete at nationals, a competition junior cheer team member Alexis O’Connor said is like the March Madness of the cheerleading world. The...

Top 7 Kent State workouts

Madison Goerl, Reporter April 21, 2022

Exercise rates have continued to drop even after a 2018 study that found only 23% of adults in the U.S. meet physical activity guidelines. With a rise in nationwide obesity rates, the U.S. faces a greater...

Panel discussion featuring representatives from multiple cultural dance organizations on campus. 

Dance Across Cultures creates cultural awareness through dance

Molly AdamsReporter February 5, 2020

Students representing Ireland, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Peru came together Tuesday, at Dance Across Cultures panel discussion. The event, hosted by Barefeet Dance Tribe, invited students...

Valentine’s Day Showcase to shake up the Kiva

Arianna Carleton February 7, 2019

The 6th Annual Golden Reflections Valentine’s Day Showcase will take place on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Kiva. The dance group and eight students will perform during this year’s showcase.Janele Lysath,...

Emonte Wimbush (left), a junior fashion merchandising major, dances on stage while others join behind him during Kupita Transitiones cultural orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. The four-day event was created to bring transfer and first-year multiracial students together, and help them acclimate to the cultural climate at Kent State. 

Kupita Transiciones’ day 2 orientation encourages students to find cultural groove on campus

Rachel Duthie August 22, 2017

On the second night of the Kupita Transiciones (K/T) orientation, there was only one expectation: dance.“It’s a form of bonding around here, and it’s a great way to meet people,” said Sydney Berry,...

Flashettes captain Michaela Broadnax, sophomore, dances with Lacy Talley, junior, and Diamond Carroll, junior, in Centennial Court F lounge on Monday, March 20, 2017. 

Flashettes hope to start dance legacy on campus

McKenzie Jean-Philippe March 22, 2017

After the Flashes’ loss last Friday to the University of California Los Angeles Bruins during the first round of the NCAA Tournament, to many at Kent State, basketball season came to an end. But to the...

Kent States Golden Reflections dance squad performs during its 4th annual Valentines show in the Kiva on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. 

Golden Reflections dance team hosts annual Valentine’s show

Quaylyn Hairston February 10, 2017

With Valentine’s Day just several days away, Kent State's Golden Reflections, an on-campus dance team known for its sexy performances, held its 4th Annual Valentine’s Day showcase Thursday night...

Musical Theatre Program to begin student dance festival “We16htless”

Jack Kopanski March 9, 2016

Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance and students in the musical theatre program will begin the student dance festival, “We16htless,” starting this Friday with performances taking place in the...

New credit cap to bring increased enrollment in one-credit hour music classes

Brittany Anderson July 30, 2015

Professors who teach one-credit hour music classes are hopeful for a rise in enrollment after the Board of Trustees increased the credit hour cap from 16 to 18 in June.“By increasing the cap by even...

Letter to the Editor: Kent Dance Ensemble

Geoff Broadhead April 6, 2015

Dear Editor,I join those who congratulate the KSU Dance Division's Kent Dance Ensemble for many years of performance excellence. Yet the Ensemble came into being 27 years ago, not 25.It was in 1988 when...

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