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Caitlin Woodward is a junior nursing major at Kent State University. 

Kent State student’s research into the Careol project impacts her perspective on nursing

Morgan Boyd Reporter March 31, 2021

Last semester, as a part of her honors course work in the nursing program, senior Caitlin Woodward had to collaborate with a faculty member to conduct research. Originally hoping to find a study based...

Will the US ever have a national COVID-19 testing strategy?

NEW YORK (AP) — As the coronavirus epidemic worsens, U.S. health experts hope Joe Biden's administration will put in place something Donald Trump's has not — a comprehensive national testing strategy.Such...

Cristobals remnants are providing a very moist environment for these storms to thrive.

Cristobal will move into Canada as widespread severe storms impact the Great Lakes region

CNN June 10, 2020

(CNN) -- What's left of Cristobal has survived its long trek up the Mississippi River Valley, causing widespread flooding. Now, Cristobal is heading into Canada as an extra-tropical storm, bringing widespread...

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23: Doors lead into the Emergency Department at St. Barnabas Hospital on March 23, 2020 in the Bronx borough of New York City. As the number of confirmed cases and fatalities from the coronavirus (COVID-19) grow in New York, Governor Cuomo continues to urge President Trump to use the federal government to buy and distribute critical medical supplies. (Photo by Misha Friedman/Getty Images)

Death of teenager in California from coronavirus believed to be first in US of someone that age

(CNN) -- A Los Angeles County resident is believed to be the first juvenile to have died from the novel coronavirus in the United States.Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told CNN the person was a teenager.Garcetti...

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OPINION: Let’s talk about death, baby! (and eco burials)

Cameron Gorman February 25, 2019

 I think a great way to get to know someone is to ask them how they’d like to be buried. Why waste time with an icebreaker about favorite ice cream flavors when you could just dive in to a common, shared...

Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi 

Coroner: Death of KSU Ashtabula student ruled a homicide

Valerie Royzman September 17, 2018

The Ashtabula County Coroner’s Office ruled on Thursday a Kent State Ashtabula student whose body was found in Saybrook Township on July 24 was murdered.Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi died from neck compression...

Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi 

Friends, professors remember Rand Al Dulaimi as ‘soft-spoken’ student, loving mother

Valerie Royzman August 3, 2018

On the day police found her body, the dreary clouds faded slowly, and from them emerged a rainbow.Suspicious disappearances and rainbows don’t usually go together. But for the Ashtabula residents and...

The selection of alcohol on tap at Rays Place is featured on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. 

Students wrestle with binge-drinking dangers

Rachel Duthie March 15, 2017

When people saw Erica Buschick, they saw a blonde-haired, blue-eyed beauty with an infectious smile. The 18-year-old special education major at Miami University had a passion for helping others, actively...

Dylan Webb is a teaching English as a second language major. Contact him at

Opinion: Spring into life: Death’s harsh reminder

Dylan Webb March 30, 2016

As the last doctor on the board told my grandmother the news that the only treatment for her newly diagnosed pancreatic cancer was a chemotherapy drug with only a seven percent chance doing any good —...

Trustee Richard Marsh died Thursday, March 24, 2016. Marsh served on Kent States Board of Trustees since July, 2011.

Kent State mourns loss of Board of Trustees member

Karl Schneider March 27, 2016

Kent State alumni and member of the Board of Trustees Richard Marsh died last Thursday, the university announced Sunday.Marsh, 65, of Bath Township, had served on the board since 2011. Marsh earned his...

Police and investigators on the scene at Ryan Place Apartment complex on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. The police were called around 4:15 p.m. when shots were reported.

Police investigating shooting at Ryan Place apartments

Karl Schneider February 7, 2016

The Kent Police Department responded to a shooting at 1632 E. Main St. Apt. 303 in Ryan Place Apartments around 4:15 p.m. Sunday night.Captain Jim Prusha confirmed one person was shot and died at the scene...

Kent State Stark’s First Dean Passes Away at 90

Erin Zaranec January 19, 2016

Kent State’s Stark Campus, lovingly referred to as “the house that Jack built”, has lost the man who played an integral part of the Jackson Township campus. Jack Morehart of Canton, Ohio passed...

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