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OPINION: It’s time for men to pull their chair up to the table

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

From unequal pay to sexual assault, women are empowered to be strong individuals who can stomach any pain rather than fighting for themselves. But what if they just didn’t have anything to fight? I’ve...

The House passes Equality Act aimed at ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Rep. David Cicilline is a cosponsor of the Equality Act.

House passes Equality Act aimed at ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

Daniella Diaz and Annie Grayer, CNN February 26, 2021

(CNN) -- The House has passed the Equality Act, which would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to protect people from being discriminated based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing...

Sophomore Spencer Berthold grapples with Missouris Jacob Bohlken in the heavyweight division at the M.A.C.C. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Berthold fought back at the end of the final period to force overtime, but was unable to get the victory. 

Wrestling looks to bounce back from 2020 disappoinment

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter December 13, 2020

The Kent State wrestling team is eager to get back to action and prove it is better than last year’s 6-12 record. The Flashes finished ninth out of 15 teams at the MAC Championships, and its season...

Women’s Collaborative discusses percentage gaps, ally-ship and more at faculty summit

Faith Riggs February 3, 2018

Kent State University’s Women’s Collaborative held its first summit on women faculty; creating a space and community to provide resources, tools and support for women faculty.The Collaborative consists...

Maddie Newingham

These sexual assault allegations aren’t a witch hunt

Madison Newingham November 19, 2017

A man of quality is not threatened by a woman of equality.I have many liberal male friends who are terrified of the forthcoming sexual assault accusations, abstaining from standing by women and arguing...

Former Kent State student Martins Krebs walks with the women of the International Women’s Day March in Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Krebs helped organize the march that met at Willard Park.

Cleveland’s ‘A Day Without a Woman’ march urges fight for equality

McKenna Corson March 8, 2017

In celebration of International Women’s Day, hundreds of people participated in Cleveland's "A Day Without a Woman" march, protesting and raising awareness to a range of issues.The march’s initial...

US reacts to Mississippi governor signing bill allowing refusal of service to gays

The national reaction was swift and strong to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's decision Tuesday to sign the controversial Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act into law.The...

Dr. Umar Johnson speaks on Pan-Africanism at the KIVA on Feb. 8, 2016.

Students speak out at Johnson’s speech

Itzzy Leon February 8, 2016

After guest speaker Umar Johnson spoke at the KIVA on Tuesday night, Johnson took questions from the audience, including one by Jordin Manning, a freshman studying zoology major.Manning is part of the...

Women’s Activism workshop centers on listening, healing

Skye McEowen May 3, 2015

Females from all walks of life got together in the Student Center on Saturday to speak about women’s activism, how they perceive it and how it relates to the events of May 4 at the May 4 Task Force’s...

Women strive for equality in business

Ellie Enselein April 19, 2015

Women in the workforce  | Create infographicsBesides earning 78 cents to every dollar a man earns, women also face significant barriers to holding executive positions in business. But some business leaders...

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Opinion: #thedress is back with a new message

Carley Hull March 11, 2015

The dress that sparked the color debate of white and gold vs. black and blue is back, but not for what you might think.A chapter of the Salvation Army in South Africa has released an ad campaign for domestic...

A look at interracial dating: Part two of a two-part series

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua February 10, 2015

Criticism of interracial relationships can and does come from both black and white opposition, as well as every shade in between.While colorism upholds the standard of fair/lighter skin as more desirable...

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