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The Mill District mural by Emily Anne Buckingham and Joshua Bentley located at 300 N. Water St.

Kent Walking Tour highlights public art downtown

Brynne Mann Reporter March 19, 2021

The sky was full of dark gray clouds and raindrops sprinkled the sidewalk outside. Despite the weather, a young blonde woman stood between two buildings staring at a landscape painting of the same area. The...

Mannequins show some clothing offered at The Career Closet. 

Career Closet offers students professional clothing for free

Emily Walters Reporter February 13, 2020

When it comes time to update your wardrobe on a budget it can be difficult, but Career Services offers help for that. The Career Closet started as an idea from a few female staff members looking for ways...

The brothers at the Phi Delta Thetas house laid tie-dye flowers as Cameron was known to wear tie-dye shirts. Feb 3, 2020

Community comes together to share memories of Cameron Hopkin

Holly Liptak Reporter February 3, 2020

Students and faculty huddled together in the Honors College library Monday night and shared memories, happy and sad, of Cameron Hopkin, who passed away unexpectedly over the weekend.Those who attended...

Students host Brain Break event, encourage positive coping methods

Students were able to take a break and learn about healthy coping skills at the Take a Brain Break event in Taylor Hall on Thursday, Dec. 5. The idea behind this event was to help students find healthy...


@KSUVoices1970 social media pages bring students closer to May 4

In the wake of a technological revolution, students have a chance to see what social media would’ve been like during the times of May 4, 1970. Mindy Farmer, director of the May 4 Visitors Center, created...

Members of MEN put in flooring for a house they helped build for Habitat for Humanity on Sept. 28, 2019. 

Get to know your MEN: Male Empowerment Network

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter October 8, 2019

MEN, or Male Empowerment Network, is one of the most well known black organizations on Kent’s campus. Spearheaded by NJ Akbar, assistant dean in the University College, in 2010, MEN has made a name...

Dating violence up, robberies down in campus safety report

Sexual violence is on the rise at Kent State, according to the 2019 Kent campus annual security report on 2018 statistics. Fifteen rapes were reported on the Kent campus, up from 11 in 2017 but down from...

Olson Hall to host ‘Who Knows Their Roommate Best?’ social event

Olson Hall residents can learn something new about their roommate at Thursday’s "Who Knows Their Roommate Best?" event.All fourth-floor female residents are required to attend the event in the lounge...

Psychological safety focuses on workforce culture

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 27, 2019

Speaker Dr. Joel Gecht told a group of Kent State faculty psychological safety is “heavily rooted in awareness and perception.” Gecht is a psychologist that specializes in the design and implementation...

Flash walks with the Kent State cheerleaders at the homecoming parade on Sept. 21, 2019.

Homecoming parade brings students, staff, alumni, community together

A few hours before kickoff, students, alumni and Kent community members lined Main Street to watch Kent State’s annual homecoming parade.Among the crowd, President Diacon spoke with students, past and...

Photo of Beto ORourke courtesy of CNN.

Beto O’Rourke to speak at Kent State

Kent State’s College Dems announced former Congressman Beto O’Rourke will visit the university Sept. 25. Brandon Hawkins, the group’s president, shared the news with students at the organization's...

‘Paint The K’ to kick off homecoming week

Sylvia Lorson September 15, 2019

The Flash Activities Board (FAB) will be painting the K in Risman Plaza on Monday Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the beginning of homecoming week.Since FAB started in 2017, the group has painted the K...

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