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Starbucks on East Main Street Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

Barista jobs offer college students long-term skills, free coffee

Emily Mays Reporter May 10, 2021

As students seek out jobs for the summer or even coming semesters, baristas are continuing to grow in demand and coffee shops in the Kent area often employ college students. Coffee is the second largest...

Faculty at Kent State appreciate remote learning and its unexpected benefits

DaJonay Johnson Teaching reporter February 2, 2021

For some, remote learning has surprising benefits, professor Daisy Arokiasamy said during a Hyflex Learning event held by the Center for Teaching and Learning on Friday.“I feel this is much better than...

Taken in front of the Kent Student Center, the photo of Kelly Krabill’s family stand in front of campus as Bob Krabill graduated. 

OPINION: Returning to college at 40

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer October 1, 2020

Many working adults reach their 30s and want to switch careers. Family dynamics, living situations and jobs shift as you get older. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, one in five...

Antonio Booman Williams, senior guard, drives the ball towards the hoop during Kent States game against Hiram College on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

Five takeaways from Williams’, Simons’ career-highs in win at Bowling Green

Ian Kreider January 4, 2020

Kent State needed at least one guard to step up after a 28-point loss at Mississippi State on Dec. 30. During the loss, the Flashes starting three guards combined to shoot 12-for-29. Friday night they...

Gracen Gerbig, a senior biology major, works at the Quad Desk for Lake, Olson, Stopher and Johnson residents on Oct.31, 2019. 

Benefits and drawbacks of on, off-campus jobs

College students face multiple expenses each semester when enrolled in school. This includes costs for tuition, books, food, housing, travel and other necessities to live. College students constantly search...

Adulting illustration

A is for… adulting

While college is full of core classes, research and memorizing note cards, there are not many classes that teach students practical skills adults must do like how to file taxes, properly budget or schedule...

Kent Part-Time Faculty Alliance

Adjuncts discuss wages, job security

Editor's Note: Rick is an alias for an adjunct professor at Kent State who asked not to be identified by his real name. The name was created to protect his identity. Rick, an adjunct professor at Kent...

University adopts new health insurance policy

Sammi Ickes September 24, 2014

The university adopted a new health insurance policy this fall semester because of the changes made by the Affordable Care Act in January 2014.“The policy change, in design and the coverage, was due...

Guest column: RedBlueAmerica: Is Obamacare undermining the American work ethic?

Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk February 13, 2014

A new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says the Affordable Care Act will reduce the effective size of the U.S. workforce by 2.5 million over the next 10 years.The White House responded...

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