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Standing Rock Culture Arts hosts Pie Festival on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2023.

Standing Rock Cultural Arts hosts 26th annual Pie Festival

Adrianna Quinlan, Reporter December 3, 2023

The smell of homemade pies filled the gallery Saturday, as Standing Rock Cultural Arts, a nonprofit cultural arts organization, hosted the 26th Annual Pie Festival fundraiser to raise money for the operating...

Arab Student Associations fundraiser sells bracelets for Palestine Childrens Relief Fund on Nov. 14, 2023.

Arab Student Association raises money for Palestine Children’s Relief Fund one bracelet at a time

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter November 14, 2023

Kent State’s Arab Student Association organized a bracelet sale Tuesday to raise money for the Palestine Children's Relief Fund on the K. The Arab Student Association had previously made bracelets...

Props 4 paws hosts fundraiser at Kent State airport to help animals in need

September 11, 2022

"Props 4 Paws" is a Kent-based charity that has supplied food to local animal shelters since 2011. The organization held a fundraiser on Saturday at the Kent State Airport. TV2's Olivia Sharp reports that...

A car is washed during Saturdays breast cancer benefit car wash.

Benefit car wash for breast cancer patient held at local AutoZone

Ty Kohler, Reporter June 4, 2022

In October 2019, Patricia Yon’s nightmare became reality when she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. When it was found, it already covered her liver and hip bones with tumors. Later, with five...

The dining area provided at The Haven. Feb. 14, 2022

Local homeless shelter expects to serve community after years of delays

Taylor Haydu Reporter February 15, 2022

After seven years of delay because of funding, The Haven of Portage County expects to open its doors soon.“It started in 2015,” said Anne Marie Noble, the executive director. “What we thought was...

Valoree Vargo will serve as Kent States vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement starting on Sept. 1 and as the executive director of the Kent State University Foundation following the appointment of its board of directors. April 31, 2021.

University announces annual ‘Giving Tuesdays’ fundraiser

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 1, 2021

Kent State University announced Monday its annual 'Giving Tuesdays' campaign that will take place throughout the month of November. The initiative, which is in its eighth year, has raised almost $7 million...

Kent State expected to announce the largest fundraising campaign in university history following board approval

Owen MacMillan Assistant Managing Editor September 9, 2021

Kent State has raised $295.5 million in what is already the largest single fundraising campaign in the university’s history.The information regarding the campaign emerged from a presentation by Valoree...

A group of senior veterinary technology majors pose for a picture during their large animal class. 

Veterinary Technology students earn highest passing rate in Ohio for second year in a row

Olivia Futo Reporter March 15, 2021

For the second year in a row, Veterinary Technology students at Kent State have achieved Ohio’s highest average passing rate on the national board exam along with earning a 100 percent passing rate on...

Kent State ROTC Army and Air Force members celebrate Veterans Day, Nov. 7 2019.

ROTC honors those who served at Veterans Day commemoration

Women and men in uniform stood together but in separate huddles near Kent State’s student green Thursday, Nov. 7 for the annual Veterans Day commemoration.Within one of those huddles, a group of students...

LGBTQ Student Center hosts 3rd 5k fundraiser for emergency fund

Sierra Campbell September 22, 2018

The LGBTQ Student Center held its third annual 5K in support of an emergency fund for members of the LGBTQ student community this Friday.Those who have financial difficulties or no support system can benefit...

Chi Omega to hold annual Make-A-Wish fundraiser

Taryn Antolic October 13, 2017

Kent State fraternities and sororities will compete during Chi Omega’s annual philanthropy event, Chi Factor, to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.The event, set to take place Saturday, Oct. 21, will...

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