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Todd Diacon, the provost and vice president of academic affairs, speaks during the Faculty Senate meeting Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

Kent State’s faculty buyout offer receives mixed reactions

Nicholas Hunter October 28, 2017

Kent State will soon find out how many senior faculty will be retiring through a buyout offer, set to expire Nov. 6.Full-time faculty members who have either accrued at least 15 years of credited time...

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Opinion: It’s time to admit I was wrong about Trevor Bauer

Jack Kopanski September 6, 2017

For the past five years, I’ve let out an audible groan every time I’ve seen Trevor Bauer listed as the probable starter for the Cleveland Indians. The pitcher with the high socks, the wonky windup...

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Opinion: Athletes should not be vilified for exercising First Amendment rights

Jack Kopanski August 23, 2017

It’s been just over a year since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling for the national anthem pregame. It was a gesture that went widely unnoticed at first, but sparked...

The Kent Clarks perform at Blastoff at Risman Plaza on Aug. 30, 2016.

Kent Clarks celebrates 5th anniversary

Jack Kopanski May 3, 2016

Kent State’s acapella group, the Kent Clarks, will be hosting their fifth anniversary concert at 7:30 p.m. this Friday in the Student Center Ballroom.The Clarks were the first acapella group to appear...

Jazz Listening Lab shows importance of discussing music

Jack Kopanski March 8, 2016

The Kent State Performing Arts Library hosted a “Jazz Listening Lab” series Tuesday night, focused on listening to some of Louis Armstrong’s, an African American jazz trumpeter, most famous pieces.Christopher...

Senior Musical Theater major Kristen Hoffman, center, performs her introduction skit in the last dress rehearsal of Thoroughly Modern Millie Wednesday Feb. 24, 2016.

Thoroughly Modern Millie impresses audience on opening night

Jack Kopanski February 27, 2016

Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance opened their production of the musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" on Friday night at the E. Turner Stump Theatre in the Performing Arts Center.The musical was...

Improv group to offer humor at Kiva

Jack Kopanski February 15, 2016

The Black Squirrel Improv Troupe is set to have their first performance of the semester this from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19 in the KIVA.The club relies on audience participation to shout out ideas to...

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