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President Todd Diacon speaks during his online session, Talking with Todd.

Diacon urges respectful free speech during ‘Talking with Todd’

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter November 30, 2023

With tensions rising from the Palestine-Israel war, Kent State President Todd Diacon took the time to explain the university’s core values of kindness, respect and free speech in this semester’s installment...

The members of the Board of Trustees discuss agenda items from the standing committees. The meeting was held Sept. 21 in the FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center.

Board of Trustees approves new campus free speech resolution

Grace Springer, Staff Reporter September 22, 2022

The Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to approve a new free speech resolution from the Ohio Revised Code.  The Ohio Revised Code section 3345.0251 states that college students have a “fundamental...

OPINION: Should the internet be regulated for our and others’ own safety?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

In the past, or, to put it more directly, back when I wasn’t even an idea, the internet was an expansive canvas for people to use as a tool to reach and talk to others. This includes early precursors...

USG President Tiera Moore

Kent State enacts policy for painting campus rock

Emma Andrus Reporter January 28, 2021

A new Kent State policy went into effect Jan. 11 that is intended to set some rules around how the Front Campus rock is used and painted, following a series of messages in September that included “White...

In this Jan. 14, 2021 photo, President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden calls for racial justice in inaugural speech as civil rights leaders demand action

Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN January 20, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden called for racial justice and unity in America on Wednesday, acknowledging that the nation has been deeply divided by political forces and systemic racism.Biden, in his inaugural...

Democrats: Free speech is powerful; use it carefully

Jessica Kukura November 8, 2017

Free speech should not be restricted or censored and should be held to high esteem by the speaker, endeared as a powerful tool.American society relies on a free market of thoughts, but when thoughts are...

Provost, CCI faculty talk trolling and free speech at panel discussion

Nicholas Hunter March 23, 2017

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) held a panel discussion, titled “Free Speech in the Information Age," Thursday in the KIVA.The panel, moderated by Amoaba Gooden, chairperson of the...

Cuban artist to speak at Center for the Visual Arts

Holly Disch March 27, 2016

Tania Bruguera, a Cuban performance, installation and video artist, will speak at noon on Friday, April 1, in room 165 of the Center for the Visual Arts.The lecture will focus on her performance “#YoTambienExijo,”...

Opinion: Letter to the editor

Joshua Moyer September 17, 2014

I have never penned a letter to the editor in my life. I seldom leave comments on news stories available online. But for once, I feel the need to express myself in a public medium.It’s time that we as...

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