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Newell highlights wrestling season opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 10, 2021

At first glance the Kent State wrestling team’s performance in the Clarion Open would look like a rough start to the season. KSU wrestlers finished with a record of 26-45, and as a team they placed...

AAUP-KSU reaches tentative agreements with university for faculty vaccine requirements

Emma Andrus Reporter September 18, 2021

Leaders of Kent State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the faculty union, reached separate tentative agreements with Kent State on language for two memoranda of...

Texas

Justin Sullivan February 23, 2021

The U.S. and Texas flags fly in front of high voltage transmission towers on February 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Millions of Texans lost power when winter storm Uri hit the state and knocked out coal,...

900,000 Americans filed for unemployment in Donald Trump’s last full week as president

Spencer Platt January 21, 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 15: People walk down a nearly empty sidewalk in Manhattan on October 15, 2020 in New York City. As American workers continue to struggle in an economy brought down by COVID-19,...

The Male Empowerment Network on campus focuses on providing support and opportunities for Kent’s men of color. Pictured above is the executive board for the 2019-2020 school year. Top (left to right): Ja’Vonte Lee, Raynard Pack, Shamar Lucky, Khalil Looney, Dwayne Lopes. Bottom (left to right): Kevin Opoku, Ziad Roufael, David Gary, AJ Magee, Devin Kyle, Eric Brown.

Male empowerment organization aims to support men of color on campus

Bella Hagey Reporter December 7, 2020

The Male Empowerment Network, an organization on Kent’s campus, has provided men of color with support, empowerment and networking.“(MEN) is an initiative through the Student Multicultural Center,”...

Kent State falls in OT to the University of Virginia

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter December 4, 2020

Kent State men’s basketball team nearly upset No. 15 ranked University of Virginia on Friday at John Paul Jones Arena.The Cavaliers defeated the Flashes 71-64 in overtime after senior Danny Pippen’s...

Kent State’s offensive line huddles to strategize during their game against Akron. Nov. 17, 2020.

Kent State football retains Wagon Wheel behind strong second half

Nick Pedone Sports reporter November 18, 2020

The Wagon Wheel Rivalry between Kent State and the University of Akron was a game with a lot riding on it. Aside from a legendary midwest football rivalry, the game had historic quarterback play, Kent’s...

Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic vice presidential nominee, speaks during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Harriss prime-time speech is the first glimpse of how Joe Bidens campaign plans to deploy a history-making vice presidential nominee for a campaign that has largely been grounded by the coronavirus. Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Harris bursts through another barrier, becoming the first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect

    (CNN) -- Kamala Harris, who on Saturday became America's first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect, represents a new face of political power after an election all about...

Halloween

Savannah Monks October 31, 2020

Senior English major Kianna Jackson (left) , senior political science major Brooke Strausbaugh(middle left), senior bio major Karly Fahey (middle right), senior history major Trinitty Taylor (right) stand...

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trumps nominee to the Supreme Court meets with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) (not seen) at the U.S. Capitol on October 1, 2020 in Washington, DC. Barrett is meeting with senators ahead of her confirmation hearing which is scheduled to begin on October 12, less than a month before Election Day.

White House holds swearing-in ceremony for Amy Coney Barrett

Maegan Vazquez, CNN October 26, 2020

(CNN) -- Amy Coney Barrett is slated to be sworn in to the Supreme Court at a White House ceremony Monday evening, the White House announced shortly after her nomination was confirmed by the Senate.Barrett...

Book

Amazon October 13, 2020

The New York Times called the textbook in question, Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle, "a thoughtful and carefully researched account." Its author, Susan J. Napier, is a Professor of the Japanese...

Kent State Emergency Fund helps students through uncertainty of pandemic

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter September 28, 2020

Students in financial trouble have been receiving money from Kent State’s Emergency Grant Fund, giving them a chance to succeed through the coronavirus pandemic.The fund started in April when the coronavirus...

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