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Members of Phi Sigma Pi attend their retreat in the Spring of 2023.

Scholarship, leadership and fellowship: Honors fraternity Phi Sigma Pi plans service events

Chloe Harich, Reporter October 14, 2023

Phi Sigma Pi, an honors fraternity, is one of several gender-inclusive fraternities on campus, and it is based on the values of scholarship, leadership and fellowship.  According to its website, the...

Kent State pays tribute to May 4 victims during first in-person events in two years

Alexandra Golden, Assigning Editor March 24, 2022

For the first time since 2019, Kent State will honor the victims of May 4, 1970 for a week of planned events.   This commemoration will tribute the historical event when the Ohio National Guard...

Kent State Cheerleaders march in the Homecoming Parade before todays game against Bowling Green, on Sat. Oct. 2, 2021.

Kent State community gathers to celebrate 2021 homecoming parade

Sophie Young Reporter October 5, 2021

Alumni, students and family lined Main Street on Saturday morning to watch a tradition more than 100 years old: the Kent State homecoming parade.At 10:30 a.m. on the corner of Main Street and Midway Drive,...

Oktoberfest came to downtown Kent Sept. 25. German themed menus were displayed throughout the festivities.

Oktoberfest brought German culture to Main Street

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 29, 2021

This past Saturday, Main Street Kent put on its annual Oktoberfest where restaurants and vendors brought a bit of German culture to the community, along with plenty of beer. “​​We like participating...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

Centennial Field in 2020.

How COVID-19 has affected dorm living

Morgan Cummings Reporter March 23, 2021

Over a year has passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and dorm life at Kent State has been heavily affected. Many students who have returned to campus this year have noticed the residence halls...

Rosi Peruyero Noden, owner of The Battleground, sitting next to artwork which represents Mexican people in Kent.

The Battleground re-opens after 2 and a half month hiatus

Chloe Zofchak Reporter March 19, 2021

After closing January of this year, the Battleground, a traditional Mexican restaurant, reopened Thursday. Rosi Peruyero Noden, owner of the Battleground, chose to temporarily close the restaurant because...

Kent State ROTC Army and Air Force members celebrate Veterans Day, Nov. 7 2019.

ROTC honors those who served at Veterans Day commemoration

Women and men in uniform stood together but in separate huddles near Kent State’s student green Thursday, Nov. 7 for the annual Veterans Day commemoration.Within one of those huddles, a group of students...

Michelle Flynn and Nina Kern react to a funny question during a speed dating event in the Kent State Student Center.


Mark Oprea and Ellen Turk February 10, 2015

Finding love in the age of fast romance He said:You have three minutes to fall for her. Okay, go.With unabashed simplicity and rose petals, Kent State hosted its first speed dating of the year, presumably...

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