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Students play basketball by Tri Towers as they enjoy the warm weather, while the remnants of the Kent Navs chalk art competition is on the ground.

Freshmen react: first week of classes

Adrianna Quinlan, Reporter August 30, 2023

For returning students, starting classes last week was a familiar experience, but for first-year students, it may have brought out a variety of emotions. Many factors go into shaping how a student envisions...

Flashes 101: the new First Year Experience

Adriana Gasiewski, Reporter March 8, 2023

The First Year Student Experience (FYE) course will be reimagined into Flashes 101 for the upcoming fall semester on all campuses. Eboni Pringle, senior associate vice president for Student Access and...

Chazzlyn Jackson is the candidate for the Student Body President for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Directors

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Student Body President Candidate: Chazzlyn JacksonQ: What is your platform? A: “I am dedicated to a climate of inclusivity, advocacy and wellness. I want to enhance the student life experience through...

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Kent State’s Annual Security Report shows a decrease in typically highly committed crimes

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 25, 2021

Kent State’s main campus had fewer arrests and reports for several types of crimes in 2019 compared to 2018, according to the newest Kent State University Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report.The...

Isaac Halaszi, sophomore double major in peace and conflict studies and Spanish. Courtesy of Isaac Halaszi.

The isolation experience: Kent State students reflect on quarantine

Morgan McGrath Feature writer October 26, 2020

“I forgot people existed.”Isaac Halaszi, a sophomore at Kent State, spent two weeks indoors with no face-to-face contact with others (besides random hallway happenings) and no physical connection with...

A.L.I.C.E instructor Emily Ribnik teaches Kent State-Stark education majors distraction tactics to use against an active shooter, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2014. A.L.I.C.E, which stands for alert, lock down, inform, counter and evacuate, is a training program that teaches educators and students how to react if an active shooter is in the school.

Kent State provides safety training for freshmen

Hannah Armenta September 1, 2015

Kent State's Office of Student Success Programs has taken a three-pronged approach to teaching safety to incoming freshmen. This includes a safety session at Destination Kent State, residence hall meetings...

Programs to change credit-hour requirement

Marissa Barnhart March 30, 2014

Kent State is lowering the minimum number of credit hours required to graduate from 121 to 120; however, some programs will not change, meaning many students will still graduate with more than 120 hours....

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