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Eboné Bell gives a presentation on achieving diversity without tokenizing in the Kiva on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Bell spoke to students after being invited to the event organized by Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government and Panhellenic Council.

Keynote Speaker Eboné Bell encourages students to create inclusive, diverse spaces on campus 

Morgan McGrath, Reporter March 16, 2022

“Diversity is the future. That is a fact. You will not be able to get away from that.” Eboné Bell, a social justice activist, spoke these words to Kent State students in the KIVA Tuesday during...

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore won her election to the Kent city school board on Nov. 2, 2021.

Former USG president Tiera Moore runs for city of Kent school board

Alexus Rayzer Reporter November 2, 2021

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore was listed on today’s election ballot as a school board member for the city of Kent. Moore said her experience with USG gave her...

Lo Denmon, assistant director of the LGBTQ+ Center, spoke about being a queer first-generation college student at the townhall on Thurs. Sept. 23. Denmon holds a bachelors in psychology and a masters in professional counseling and college student affairs.

Kent town hall discusses safe spaces in education

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 26, 2021

Education is a necessary part of growth, but it is often inaccessible, Lo Denmon, assistant director of the LGBTQ+ Center, told a Kent State town hall Thursday. As a queer first-generation college student,...

Photo Courtesy of North Canton Library Twitter.

Live at the Library: Global Music with Kent State Stark canceled on July 8

Sam Wright Reporter July 7, 2021

The Kent State Stark event, Live at the Library: Global Music with the North Canton Library, has been canceled due to weather conditions. The event was originally planned to take place on July 8 with...

Ken Ditlevson, director of the LGBTQ+ Center stands in his office. THE LGBTQ+ Center offers Safe Space Ally training in order to create an inclusive space on campus for all people.

LGBTQ+ Center set to begin Safe Space Ally Training Series

Nicole Lew Reporter June 10, 2021

Kent State's LGBTQ+ Center and Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s Training Lab will offer a way for the Kent State community to participate in Pride Month.The first session of Kent State’s...

The cover of “Fearless (Taylor’s Version).”

Taylor Swift’s “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” breathes new life into old songs

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter May 11, 2021

Taylor Swift released “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” on April 9, 2021. The album features 26 songs, including six never before released tracks from the vault. Swift’s new release was the first...

Overview of Kent State University.

Meet the figures who are leading Black representation at Kent State

Cameron Aloway reporter May 7, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she came to the university as an assistant professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies. Six years later, she was named chair of the department.Presently, Amoaba Gooden has been...

Fabio Polanco is a associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and co-chair of the CARE committee. 

Kent State CARE committee members share insights on new Anti-Racism and Equity Institute

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

The Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity committee is a “permanent standing committee” within the School of Theatre and Dance, according to its website. The website states that the committee was created...

Amoaba Gooden is the interim vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Amoaba Gooden selected as finalist for vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion

Kelly Krabill Reporter April 14, 2021

Amoaba Gooden, who has a doctorate in African-American studies from Temple University, has been selected “as the sole finalist for the position” of vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion,...

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Kent State’s varsity Rocket League team improving with new independently contracted coach

Zach Shepherd reporter April 11, 2021

The varsity Rocket League team at Kent State performed better than ever before with a former-professional coach’s help this season.In the Collegiate Rocket League qualifiers, Kent State tied for seventh...

Isabella “Zaz” Alvarino is the candidate for Senator for the College of the Arts for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Senators

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Senator, College of the Arts Candidate: Isabella "Zaz" Alvarino Q: What is your platform? A: “I’m running for the students. I want to bridge the gap between the students and faculty. I want to run...

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Aeronautics, architecture graduate programs see large increases in graduate program enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 6, 2021

With the university releasing spring 2021 enrollment numbers, the colleges at Kent State review what this means for them within their graduate programs. The College of Aeronautics & Engineering and...

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