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Former club gets resURGEnce

Former club gets resURGEnce

Faith Fistler, Reporter March 20, 2023

Kent State students are breathing new life into an old club. Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity is a student-led organization that focuses on empowering young adults to get educated on social...

Kathleen Clyde, who served four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, speaks on the importance of having women in office at the Elect Her event on Feb. 4, 2023.

Elect Her conference aims to amplify new voices

Faith Fistler, Reporter February 5, 2023

While the 2022 midterm elections saw record-breaking wins for female candidates, the demographics of elected government officials is still disproportionately male. The Elect Her training seminar seeks...

Kent State sophomore soccer player Heidi Marshall guards the goal for Kent State University. She says playing soccer has helped her build resilience.

Playing sports like a girl: National Girls and Women in Sports Day calls for more recognition of female athletes

Faith Fistler, Reporter February 1, 2023

For the U.S. women’s national soccer team, it wasn’t the four world series wins that put female athletes on the same playing field as their male counterparts. It was being granted equal pay to the...

Amelia Perdue with both her parents at a volleyball tournament she participated in when she was in high school.

Like mother, like daughter: How 4 KSU athletes followed their mothers into Division I sports

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 19, 2021

For decades, sons have followed their fathers into athletics. Before they played in the National Football League, Peyton Manning starred at University of Tennessee and Eli Manning played at University...

After the National Guard fired on May 4, Professor Glenn Frank used a bullhorn to tell the students, I am begging you right now if you don’t disperse right now they’re going to move in, and it can only be a slaughter.

OPINION: America was never great. May 4 is proof of that.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

Last week in my Opinion Writing class, my professor played a clip about May 4 from Ken Burns’ documentary, "The Vietnam War."We saw all the images we’ve come to associate with that day: the National...

OPINION: It’s time for men to pull their chair up to the table

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

From unequal pay to sexual assault, women are empowered to be strong individuals who can stomach any pain rather than fighting for themselves. But what if they just didn’t have anything to fight? I’ve...

After meeting on Tinder, Oglesby and Bauer are learning to make long-distance work while in separate states.

Couple suggests communication, trust to make long distance work

Jennifer Lasik Reporter February 4, 2021

Lauryn Oglesby, a senior at Kent State University, sits in her apartment, waiting for the text from her boyfriend who lives over 100 miles away in Pittsburgh. “It’s been about six months and it does...

That Kent State quarantine grind: Kent State’s changes to the typical fall semester

Sara Crawford August 13, 2020

As students head into the fall semester facing uncertainty, countless questions pile up — all wondering in the end — what will happen next?The COVID Response Team is a newly created task force to help...

Petition seeks equality in coed intramural sports

Rachel Duthie October 5, 2016

After only two days, Kent State's Kent Interhall Council (KIC) has gathered the needed 100 signatures to submit a petition to Student Recreation Services to change the point system in coed intramural sports.Council...

On day celebrating women, reminder of lingering gender gap

International Women's Day on Tuesday celebrated women and their accomplishments, but it also offered a reminder of the gender divides in rights, representation and pay.The day carried the theme...

Sochi Olympics audit finds inequality in games

Cameron Gorman November 3, 2015

Kent State researchers recently found that the 2014 Sochi Olympics saw a decline in female participants.The research, conducted by Kent State Researcher Michele K. Donnelly and University of Toronto researchers...

Carley Hull is a senior magazine journalism major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Potty-mouthed princesses let FCKH8 cash-in, but message still resonates

Carley Hull October 29, 2014

Society has a new viral feminist voice in’s “F-Bombs for Feminism: Potty-mouthed princesses use bad words for a good cause,” video by Featuring girls around the ages of 6 to...

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