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Students talk mental-health challenges of balancing college, work

Students talk mental-health challenges of balancing college, work

Chloe Wilson-Henline, Reporter November 3, 2023

About 74% of undergraduate part-time students and 40% of full-time students were employed in 2020, according to the most recent data found by the National Center for Education Statistics.  While employment...

The current minimum wage in Ohio is $10.10/hour.

OPINION: The cost of living is unrealistic for college students

Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer February 7, 2023

The cost of living refers to the amount of money required to support one's necessities, such as housing, food, clothing, transportation and insurance. For a college student who is responsible for their...

Holly Keller, a freshman psychology major, works at the upstairs dining hall in Eastway on Sept 23, 2015.

Off and on-campus jobs offer similar benefits, different demands

Emily Mays reporter March 25, 2021

Kent State offers many on-campus employment opportunities for students, but some students prefer off-campus jobs that offer the same benefits.Along with that, there are outside jobs that are not on campus...

Jody Patterson, associate director of Career Education and Development, presents the agenda for the Feb. 3 “Finding Opportunities” Career Coffee Talk.

Alumni and students offered professional development help through weekly “Career Coffee Talks”

Zoë Blank Reporter February 7, 2021

The Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement has partnered with Career Exploration and Development to bring Kent State alumni a series of events to help them gain skills for their future careers. Career...

OPINION: ‘Teeth’ (2007): The horror film that celebrates female empowerment

Jessica Goodwin Opinion Writer October 24, 2020

In light of the spooky season and the overarching fear of what is to become of female reproductive health as Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed, what is more perfect than a horror film that really sinks its teeth...

Fact or Fiction: Do names matter?

Daria Gaither October 27, 2015

A myth that has circled the employment realm is that a “ghetto" name can hinder your chances for certain employment opportunities.Although discrimination based on a name has never been proven, according...

Elaina Sauber is a senior English major and opinion editor for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Parting words — and a few tips

Elaina Sauber May 1, 2014

Like many of you, I’ll be graduating next weekend.Want to make a college senior instantly uncomfortable? Ask about his or her post-graduation plans.Last semester, I wrote a column about the challenges...

Student Stephan Ringler drives the PARTA bus through front campus, April 3, 2014.

PARTA offers Kent students work opportunity, driving experience

Nathan J. Havenner April 7, 2014

For students looking for employment while in school at Kent State, PARTA can be a good option according to PARTA student employees Lindsey Eubank and Stephan Ringler.Eubank, a sophomore public health major,...

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