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PRIDE! honors victims at Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil

Gabrielle Martinez November 21, 2014

Members of PRIDE! gathered on Risman Plaza to commemorate deceased transgender individuals for National Transgender Day of Remembrance on Thursday, Nov. 20.Despite the frigid weather, the LGBTQ organization...

Members of Sigma Sigma Sigma, Phi Kappa Tau, Tau Kappa Epsilon and Phi lota Alpha pose for a photo after winning awards for Songfest in the ballroom Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Songfest consisted of team skit and dance performances and Sigma Sigma Sigma took home the first place fundraising award. The event raised money for the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (R.A.I.N.N.). Over $49,000 was raised for the organization.

Kent State Greek community raises awareness for S.A.V.E at SongFest 2014

Gabrielle Martinez November 12, 2014

Kent State Greek organizations will perform at SongFest, on Saturday, Nov. 15 in the Kent State Ballroom, on the second floor of the student center, at 7 p.m.SongFest is a campus Greek community-wide song-and-skit...

Professor Jerry Lewis, author of the book Sports Fan Violence in North America, speaks with alumni following his lecture on sports fan violence and its sociological impact Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 in the Williamson Alumni Center.

Lecture highlights growing issues of sports fan violence

Gabrielle Martinez November 7, 2014

A Kent State emeritus professor discussed the behavior of violent sports fans in his “Classes Without Quizzes” lecture titled “Sports Fan Violence: An American Social Problem” Thursday evening...

From dorms to downtown: Kent State graduates open local businesses

Gabrielle Martinez November 5, 2014

After spending the past four years in a small town, some Kent State alumni tend to stick around after graduation, and some even go on to own and operate their own businesses in the heart of Tree City.As...

Is an MBA Right For You?

Gabrielle Martinez November 3, 2014

Kent State students interested in advancing their business education can attend the event, “Is an MBA right for you,” on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the Williamson Alumni Center from noon to 1 p.m.A Master...

Kent State alumni honored for their exceptional contributions

Gabrielle Martinez October 18, 2014

A night of cocktails and sophistication set the mood as Kent State alumni were recognized for their outstanding achievements at the first-ever Alumni Awards Ceremony.  The Alumni Association sponsored...

Mr. Flash contestants turn up the heat in the all-male beauty pageant

Gabrielle Martinez October 17, 2014

Mr. Flash 2014 was awarded to Homecoming Court candidate Andrew Cappuzzello. Along with the honor of Mr. Flash, Cappuzzello also won the “audience choice” award in the all-male pageant.“FLASHanthropy...

Mike Mistur from Bent Tree Coffee Roasters makes coffee at the second annual Nuts About Coffee event outside the Williamson Alumni Center on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Participants tasted coffee samples from coffee shops in Kent, and the shop with the best score received the Best Coffee in Kent award.

Bent Tree Coffee Roasters named ‘best coffee in Kent’ second year in a row

Gabrielle Martinez October 16, 2014

Bent Tree Coffee Roasters was named “Best Coffee in Kent” for a second year in a row at “Nuts About Coffee.”On the morning of Thursday, Oct. 16, Kent State’s Williamson Alumni Center offered...

‘Nuts About Coffee’ to determine best coffee in Kent

Gabrielle Martinez October 14, 2014

The best coffee in Kent will be determined Thursday, Oct. 16 at “Nuts About Coffee,” a blind coffee tasting contest hosted by Kent State’s Williamson Alumni Center. Local coffee shops will anonymously...

Mr. Flash pageant

Third annual Mr. Flash pageant to showcase male student talent

Gabrielle Martinez October 14, 2014

The men of Kent State will showcase their talents at the 3rd annual Mr. Flash Pageant Friday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. in the Kiva, where male students will compete for the title of “Mr. Flash.”  The pageant...

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Kent State alumna honored with ‘30 for the Future’ award

Gabrielle Martinez October 2, 2014

Danielle Hupp, assistant director of Annual Giving and a Kent State alumna, was honored with the “30 for the Future” award presented by the Greater Akron Chamber on Sept. 11.According to the chamber,...

T.A.G. Day shows appreciation for KSU donors

Gabrielle Martinez October 1, 2014

Annual Giving and Donor Services sponsored the first “Thank-A-Giver”, or T.A.G, Day, Oct. 1 in Risman Plaza giving current students, faculty and staff the opportunity to show their appreciation to...

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