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The Waves, an Akron no-genre band, plays a live show.  

Q&A with The Waves — the Akron band making a splash in the local music scene

Maria McGinnis October 9, 2018

The Waves is a “no-genre band” from Akron that has been gaining impressive notoriety since its members began playing together in high school in 2014. The group consists of Jake Mally on vocals and...

Preview Day invites high school seniors to experience Kent State

Devon Recktenwald October 16, 2017

Kent State is inviting current high school seniors and their families to Preview Day on Oct. 21 for the opportunity to experience campus firsthand.The program includes admissions and financial aid presentations,...

Opinion: Keep your prayers — we’re not broken

Andrew Atkins June 19, 2017

I can’t remember the first time somebody called me a “faggot.”Was it third grade? Fifth grade? I don’t remember. Through most of my childhood, that was the label my peers gave me, how they identified...

Katherine Langford in 13 Reasons Why.

Danger in fiction: How Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’ raised alarms with a single scene

Benjamin VanHoose May 9, 2017

Normally, this is where a spoiler alert would be, but that type of warning would imply that the reader should watch the show at hand.Some professionals in Kent would urge otherwise when it comes to one...

The Fashion School to offer its first Fashion School Academy to high school students

Kelsey Drumm April 20, 2015

Twenty high school students interested in fashion will attend Kent State’s first summer Fashion School Academy from June 14-20 this year. The first Fashion School Academy will remain relatively small...

 Zeynep Ozgur, 16, explains to a group of her classmates how her smartphone can be used to transfer messages to an LED light board during the STEM Science Fair event in the Kent State Ballroom on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015.

NEOHSTEM hosts third annual science fair at Kent State

Jacob Runnels January 25, 2015

More than 250 participants attended the third annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Project Fair on Saturday Jan. 24 in the Student Center Ballroom.The Northeast Ohio STEM (NEOHSTEM)...

Our view: Time to explore

KS Editors October 8, 2014

When you’re still in high school, the questions begin: Are you going to college? Where are you going? What will you major in? What is your whole life plan?With these questions being fired at us left...

Illustration by LaQuann Dawson

Higher education presents academic, social challenges

Blythe Alspaugh April 30, 2014

When freshman visual communication design major Michaela Anderson came into college, the heavy workload came as a surprise to her.“In high school, I was used to staying up really late,” Anderson said....

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