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Kent State amends mask mandate amid changes to safety protocol

Fully vaccinated Kent State students, faculty and staff will no longer be required to wear masks outdoors on any Kent campuses, according to new changes in university health and safety practices released...

When students keep their cameras off, the professor may see a screen full of blank boxes. However, assuming theyve turned their cameras off because theyre not paying attention is unfair. There are many legitimate reasons for wanting to keep their cameras off, such as those listed here. 

OPINION: Professors, it’s time to rethink that mandatory cameras-on policy

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer March 4, 2021

I know, I know. Professors who adopt cameras-on policies for their online classes are usually well-intentioned.They want to make sure we’re understanding the material and engaged. They want to give...

A portrait of a pensive Emily Dickinson hung on the wall of Winebrenner’s office. Winebrenner was preparing to teach a seminar on Emily Dickinson in Spring 2021. 

Kent State community mourns Kim Winebrenner, English professor who put ‘students first’

Lyndsey Brennan Reporter January 23, 2021

Editor’s note: Kent State English professor Kimberly Winebrenner, 57, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 3, 2020, at Akron General Cleveland Clinic. The following is an appreciation of her life.Satterfield...

Kent State’s mascot Flash Guy shows off KSU2U drive-in events in various Ohio locations. Courtesy of Kent State Admissions Office employees Erica Collins and Corey Stamco.

KSU2U: Drive-in recruitment for prospective students

Morgan McGrath Feature writer November 20, 2020

With the rise of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. over the past few weeks, public spaces like restaurants, shopping centers and universities have implemented increasingly strict restrictions to minimize the...

Kent State attempts to stifle any post-election negativity

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter November 9, 2020

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, many students at Kent State made it publicly known they were disappointed by the president-elect, Donald Trump. This year, Kent State’s administration is trying...

Guest Column: Taking care of the bottom-line, not Flashes

University president Todd Diacon’s fiscal year 2021 plan shows that the university only “takes care of flashes” when it’s convenient. Due to COVID-19, Kent State stands to lose $110 million. For...

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