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Social media posts on YikYak refer to ski-masked men roaming the halls of some Kent State dormitories. 

Campus police identify three men following reports of masked men in residence halls

Alexandra Golden Reporter October 21, 2021

Following days of social media reports and rumors of possibly armed, ski-masked men roaming the hallways of Kent State residence halls, banging on doors and shutting off hallway lights, police identified...

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

Then Kent State women’s soccer team celebrate their 2-0 win over University of Akron by ringing the Starner Victory Bell on Oct. 13, 2019.

KSU fall sports adjust to altered schedule

Sean Blevins Sports reporter November 7, 2020

The Kent State women’s soccer team has practiced with as little as six players recently due to players being in quarantine. The volleyball team has had to cancel several practices so far this offseason. Field...

Parking pass prices to increase

Griffin White Reporter March 10, 2020

Student parking permit prices will be raised to $112.50 starting in the fall of 2020.For students, this will be a $12 increase from the previous $100. For faculty and staff rates are rising $0.76 per month...

Former Kent State Field Hockey Coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court.

Former field hockey coach files lawsuit against university for gender, pay discrimination

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 6, 2020

Editor's Note: Kathleen Wiler resigned in February 2019, ahead of Kent State field hockey's 2019 season.Former Kent State field hockey coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court Tuesday...

Kent State President Todd Diacon runs onto the field prior to the football home opener against Kennesaw State on September 7, 2019.

Kent State plans to invite new presidents to serve as grand marshal

Kent State intends to start a tradition of asking its new president to serve as grand marshal at their first homecoming, said Emily Vincent, director of university media relations. “We believe this...

Members of campus union AFSCME and student organization USAS picket outside the M.A.C. Center on May 1, 2015, as President Beverly Warren is inaugurated inside. The Board of Trustees and AFSCME both accepted a report from a fact-finder Thursday, bringing a successful end to the negotiation process and preventing campus workers from potentially going on strike.

Kent State, AFSCME reach collective bargaining agreement

Emily Mills June 4, 2015

Kent State and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 153 reached an agreement Thursday, preventing a potential strike from campus workers, including custodians...

Provost Todd Diacon stands up and leaves after a question is directed at him during an open forum held by students to address the race issues at Kent State in the Governance Chambers on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

Students challenge Provost to increase funding for Pan-African and LGBTQ programs, address discrimination in tenure process

Matthew Merchant April 22, 2015

Alleged racial discrimination in the faculty tenure process was one of three concerns raised in a student-led forum on Wednesday in the Student Center Governance Chambers.More than 100 students, faculty...

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Update: $5,000 reward offered for suspects in ROTC van fires

Sky Fought February 23, 2015

Kent State University Police are currently investigating the suspected burning of two government vehicles on Kent State’s main campus. Both 15-passenger vans belonged to the ROTC program. Police received...

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