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Sage Mason, panhellenic president, and Seth Young, interfraternity council president, hosted the Night of Achievement Awards in the KIVA March 21, 2023.

Night of Achievement Awards honor leadership, service, commitment in Greek life

Blake Serrano, Reporter March 22, 2023

Awards were given to Greek life members and organizations at the annual Night of Achievement Awards Tuesday evening. The ceremony was put on by Kent State Fraternity and Sorority Life and hosted in...

Tri Sigma Night Live 2023 to feature the most participants in four years

Tri Sigma Night Live 2023 to feature the most participants in four years

Blake Serrano, Reporter February 27, 2023

Editor’s Note: Kaitlyn Finchler, internal philanthropy co-chair for Tri Sigma, serves as a campus editor for The Kent Stater and KentWired. Given her role and relationship to the story, KentWired interviewed...

Dennis Campbell  is the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at Kent States Center for Student Involvement.

Kent State defines plans for implementing Collin’s Law on campus

Raygene English Reporter September 20, 2021

Kathleen Wiant and Shari Foltz, the mothers of Collin Wiant and Stone Foltz, two students who died in Ohio college hazing incidents, spoke at the July 6 signing of Collin’s Law about what it means and...

President Todd Diacon sent an email press release requiring vaccinations for student, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses. 

Kent State announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement, plans for December deadline

Emma Andrus Reporter August 27, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.“As the delta...

The crests of several Greek life organizations on a wall near the dining hall known as the Hub in the Kent Student Center. Collins anti-hazing law in Ohio will criminalize hazing by any organizations, including campus Greek life.

Ohio college presidents are in unanimous support of stronger hazing legislation, President Diacon says

Ian Jameson Reporter March 13, 2021

Kent State President Todd Diacon reaffirmed the position of Kent State and other state universities regarding hazing followed by his support of more strict anti-hazing legislation. “As leaders, we all...

Gov. Mike DeWine announced Portage County is now in a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status, which indicates very high exposure and spread of the virus. 

Blame goes to Kent State students for rise in Portage County’s COVID-19 level

Sara Crawford Opinions Editor September 22, 2020

Blame for Portage County’s rise to a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status on September 17 is being laid squarely at the feet of Kent State students who live and play off campus, including some in fraternities...

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Kent State implements formal sorority recruitment changes

Hannah Kelley September 8, 2018

Starting this fall, Kent State’s Panhellenic Council implemented changes to the sorority recruitment process, focusing even more on a values-based recruiting system. The length of this year’s fall...

The newly opened Phi Mu sorority house is seen on the evening of August 31, 2018.

Phi Mu finds a home at Kent State

Hannah Kelley September 3, 2018

After being an established sorority for five years at Kent State, Phi Mu has found a home on Fraternity Circle.The chapter signed a lease in July taking over the house previously owned by the Delta Upsilon...

Matthew Olienechak

Opinion: Greek life needs an overhaul

Matthew Olienechak October 25, 2017

It’s undeniable that Greek life has incredible influence on college campuses around the country, with millions of participants across the country.But do they really add anything of worth?Don’t get...

Phi Mu hosting bracket style basketball fundraiser

Danielle Johnson April 18, 2017

Miracle Madness Raises Awareness with Akron Children's Hospital from on Vimeo.As part of an ongoing fundraising effort, Kent State’s Phi Mu will be hosting Miracle Madness this Sunday to...

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Best of Kent 2017 Voting

KentWired Staff March 20, 2017

If the Google form is not loading, click here to access the survey. See results in The Kent Stater on Thursday, April 27. 

Photo courtesy of Brittney Prather. Senior public relations major Daniel Henderson speaks during a PRSSA meeting in Franklin Hall. Henderson balances PRSSA, ROTC, academics, Greek life and more as a part of his college career.

Finding a balance in Greek Life

Brittney Prather November 30, 2016

Time Management from Brittney Prather on Vimeo.It's been reported that an estimated 9 million college students are members of a Greek organization at their respective universities. Whether they join to...

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