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Safer Futures advocacy walk shines a light on domestic violence

Izzy Stewart Reporter June 30, 2021

Safer Futures and the local community gathered together for the first annual “Shine a Light on Domestic Violence Walk” on Saturday at Sunny Lake Park in Aurora. The evening was hosted by Safer Futures,...

Shake the Plug to host anti-violence concert; show will commemorate late student

Tierra Thomas December 7, 2017

Artist Shake the Plug will host the first “Final Days” anti-violence concert at Kent State Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. in Oscar Ritchie Hall to spread awareness about domestic abuse.The show will be...

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Hidden effects of emotional abuse

Emily McMahan October 22, 2017

Hannah was dating who she thought was the love of her life, but she was hurt. Despite him never physically hurting her, she was worn down.“He flipped everything around on me all the time,” Hannah said....

Kent State offers helpful resources after Annual Security Report

Madison MacArthur October 18, 2017

In 2016, Kent State saw an increase in sexual assault and stalking reports on campus, in addition to seeing a decrease in domestic violence reports from 2015, according to Kent State's Annual Security...

Opinion: The deluded conversation on violence against women

Ryan McCarthy September 18, 2014

Last week, Fox News was yet again in the spotlight for controversial statements made by its news team. Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade made the latest statement regarding the footage of Ray Rice...

Richie Mulhall is the sports editor of The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: NFL wishy washiness must end, or leaders must go

Richie Mulhall September 18, 2014

Less than two days after the Minnesota Vikings cleared star running back Adrian Peterson to play this weekend, the organization took a page out of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s book and went back...

Marvin Logan is a senior Pan-African Studies major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: When is enough, enough?

Marvin Logan September 15, 2014

In recent weeks, the National Football League has received quite a bit of coverage for everything but football. In an era where access is at an all -time high, we have the opportunity to peer into the...

Opinion: A fumble on the play

Mike Richards September 11, 2014

In a world where just about any scene or depiction can begin with a fellow in a deep voice spouting “in a world…” it leads me to believe that there’s something going wrong on all fronts.“In a...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: There is a way out

Katie Smith September 10, 2014

 “No one knows the pain that (the) media & unwanted options from the public has caused my family,” states a post on Janay Rice’s Instagram.If you’ve been in hiding the past few days, let me...

Richie Mulhall is a junior multimedia news major and the sports editor of The Kent Stater. Contact him at 

Opinion: Cracking down on NFL problems

Richie Mulhall September 1, 2014

What do you think is worse: assaulting and beating your wife or smoking weed? According to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL, the latter is a more punishable offense.Last Wednesday the NFL correctly...

The Family and Community Services Center is the home of Safer Futures battered womens shelter, where women may go to seek counseling and services in cases of domestic violence.

Majority of domestic violence reports uncharged in Kent

Christina Suttles February 4, 2014

In 2012, there were 485 domestic-related calls for service put into the Kent Police Department, of which only 101 resulted in an arrest, according to records obtained from the department.“It can be physical...

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