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Kent Wired

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve the renaming of the college and construction of the new building at its meeting on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.

Board of Trustees discusses potential partnership with local restaurateur, approves donor name spaces for Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Kent State’s Board of Trustees authorized the senior vice president for finance and administration to lease the property located at 430-436 E. Main St, formerly known as the “cottage Starbucks”...

Investment apps find an audience among college students

Joyleah Odom Reporter November 17, 2021

College students might have the chance to see a representative from Robinhood on their college campus. In September, the online investing brokerage announced that they would be going on a campus tour....

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

People enter a GameStop store in Alhambra, California on January 27, 2021. An epic battle is unfolding on Wall Street, with a cast of characters clashing over the fate of GameStop, a struggling chain of video game retail stores. Traders have been astounded in recent days by the surge in struggling video game retailer GameStops share price, after a group of amateur investors banded together over the online platform Reddit to fight the Wall Street funds that had pushed its price lower. 

Robinhood shuts down GameStop trades, sending stock into a tizzy

Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business January 28, 2021

(CNN) -- GameStop traders sent the stock on a wild ride Thursday. The stock lost more than half of its value late Thursday morning after surging nearly 40% earlier in the day. Sending it on a roller-coaster...

Board of Trustees approves voluntary separation agreement

On Wednesday, May 6, Mark Polatajko, senior vice president for finance and administration, sent an email to Kent State faculty and staff regarding budget planning for fiscal year 2021 to counter the financial...

Apple iPhone 6

Pablo Blazquez Dominguez March 3, 2020

Customers hold their new and old iPhones to get them set up at Puerta del Sol Apple Store as Apple launches iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 26, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. Customers started to queue...

Beth Roe is a credit counselor with Consumer Credit Counseling Services in Kent.

Kent financial advisers provide student loan debt advice

Madison Tromler Reporter February 9, 2020

Americans owed $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in March 2019, per the Pew Research Center. The institution said more people are attending college than ever before and the cost of education is increasing,...

(R)evolution leadership program now available as class

Katia Rodriguez Diversity reporter December 6, 2019

The (R)evolution Leadership Program officially became a course in fall 2019 after the pilot program during the fall 2018 semester. The change to make the program into a class came after seeing some of...

A screenshot of a live forex trade from Kai Clemons. Dec. 5, 2019.

Forex: is it a scam?

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter December 6, 2019

Over the past semester, Forex, a foreign cryptocurrency exchange market, has taken over Kent State’s campus. Students from all over Kent State have been drawn to Forex because it is advertised as an...

Students prepare cuts of steak to pair with different wines at the end of class on Oct. 15, 2019. 

Students earn class credit for drinking wine

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter October 19, 2019

Every Tuesday afternoon, 14 students gather in the kitchen on the second floor of Twin Towers to earn credit by drinking wine. The kitchen served as the dining hall kitchen for Kent State in the 1960s...

Where do black women go to: secure the bag event series

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter September 27, 2019

In a series of events called “Where Do Black Women Go To…,” four educated black women, each with a history in finance and business, held an informational meeting about how to “secure the bag”...

Hillel Jewish Center hosts open house, continuation of Shabbat

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 21, 2019

The Hillel Jewish Center created a space for people to indulge in their faith and gather with friends Saturday on Homecoming weekend.Attendees of the open house were welcomed by Rabbi Michael Ross who...

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