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Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

Rachel Caton is a senior fashion merchandising major and recently won first place in the fashion design and merchandising category at this year’s Undergraduate Research Symposium. Her project was about consumer clothing disposing habits and textile biodegradability.

Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol as armed standoff takes place outside House chamber

Updated at 3:12 p.m.(CNN) -- Supporters of President Donald Trump have breached the US Capitol as lawmakers attempted to count the Electoral College votes certifying President-elect Joe Biden's win, and...

Where Do Black Women Go

Pierce Bartman February 25, 2020

Sophomore Amaya Landingham, criminology and justice studies and psychology double major discusses the struggles that black women face with peers at the "Where Do Black Women Go" event at the Women's Center...

Downtown Kent’s First Pride Festival ‘Rainbow Weekend’ to take place in March

Theresa Lovrak Reporter February 14, 2020

Main Street Kent is preparing for its inaugural Rainbow Weekend which will be a celebration festival of the LGBTQ+ community.  This event will be held downtown on the weekend of March 6 and 7. Various...

Aeronautics & Engineering Professor Trent True.

Foundry professor discusses teaching, advising students

Trent True watched closely as the oven-sized furnace slowly tipped and released an orange flow of molten silica bronze. The 2,350 degree Fahrenheit metal cascaded into a massive ladle, held by two students...

Members of the Global Fashion Citizens student organization inform students waiting in line for the indoor FlashFest concert about the issue of fast fashion on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Global Fashion Citizens protest ‘fast fashion’ during FlashFest

Alex Kamczyc April 21, 2017

Students walked the greens in front of the Student Center on campus Thursday as music drowned out any casual conversation. Students came in droves to stand in front of the M.A.C. Center to wait to see...

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