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Keeping the ‘Freshman 15’ off with exercise

Jenna Francis August 20, 2014

Being consistent with workouts and counting calories are two ways to avoid the “freshman 15” and live a healthy lifestyle.Ben Cope, fitness coordinator in the Department of Recreational Services, said...

First impressions with professors key to success

Jenna Francis August 19, 2014

Every August thousands of new Kent State students attend their first lectures and have their first interactions with college professors.First interactions with new professors can go many different directions,...

Fashion School to host study abroad information session

Jenna Francis July 31, 2014

The Fashion School is holding an international/study away day on Sept. 6 at 9:30 a.m. in Rockwell Hall for fashion and fashion media students and their parents.The program will highlight the exchange and...

Summer Library Symposium will focus on nonfiction

Jenna Francis July 31, 2014

Kent State University School of Library and Information Science and the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System have teamed up once again to host the thirteenth annual Summer Library Symposium.This year’s...

Local Kent businesses host Progressive Comedy Party in August

Jenna Francis July 30, 2014

Main Street Kent will host its second progressive event of the year on Aug. 8 with the Progressive Comedy Dinner Party.Only 100 tickets are being sold for the event. Heather Malarcik, executive director...

Kent State set to host first ever Pride Games

Jenna Francis July 30, 2014

Four campus organizations will join efforts this summer to put on Kent State’s first ever Pride Games.        The Department of Recreational Services, PRIDE! Kent, the Women’s Center and the LGBTQ...

Piano Institute’s final concert planned for Severance Hall

Jenna Francis July 22, 2014

Fourteen pre-collegian pianists will close out a series of performances with Kent State’s Piano Institute’s ninth annual Gala Concert. The event will be held 7 p.m. on July 22 in Severance Hall’s...

Kent Blue Fest to feature local musical talents

Jenna Francis July 17, 2014

The sixth annual Kent Blues Fest will offer 23 different venues with free, live blues music on July 18 and a concert at Kent Stage on July 19.This year the Kent Blues Fest will feature a variety of different...

Kent/Blossom Music Festival hosts international musicians at Kent State

Jenna Francis July 12, 2014

Kent State University, Blossom Music Center and the Cleveland Orchestra have teamed up once again this summer to put on the Kent/Blossom Music Festival.The Kent/Blossom Music Festival welcomes 46 young...

Greg Violand, left, as Henry Higgins and Kayce Cummings, right, as Eliza Doolittle. Both appear courtesy of Actors Equity Association.

Porthouse Theater opens 2014 season with My Fair Lady

Jenna Francis June 12, 2014

Porthouse Theatre, Kent State’s outdoor stage located at the Blossom Music Center, will open its 2014 season with a production of My Fair Lady. The season opens Friday, June 13 at 8 p.m.The musical will...

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