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Jessa Schroeder is a senior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Twitter becoming more effective in the job market

Jessa Schroeder September 30, 2015

Social media plays a huge role in the job search. It’s also a great way to monitor what peers and coworkers may be up to.Anyone can pull up Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and keep track of what someone...

Letter to the editor: #GoCargo

Jacob Derwin September 23, 2015

Editor’s note: This is in response to Jessa Schroeder’s opinion piece titled, “The cargo pants trend needed to end before it started” published on Sept. 17.You call them "dorky," "outdated" and...

Opinion: Introverts are creative thinkers and thriving entrepreneurs

Jessa Schroeder September 23, 2015

When you picture a successful business person, characteristics that often come to mind are great leadership skills, ambitious, a competitive nature and a go-getter. Yes, these are a few excellent examples...

Jessa Schroeder is a senior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: The cargo pants trend needed to end before it started

Jessa Schroeder September 16, 2015

In recent years there has been much debate over cargo pants. The trend is most commonly worn by the male population but it is particularly disputed amongst women when speaking about men. The rumors you...

Several medical services options available to students

Jessa Schroeder and Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Students who need medical services while at Kent State have a variety of options to get the care they need.Local Hospitals:University Hospitals Portage Medical Center:Phone: (330) 297-0811Address: 6847...

Chefs Andrew Eith and Timothy Wright prepare grilled fish tacos with mango slaw for a food demonstration introducing Kent States new mindful menu items. Photo courtesy of Kent State Dining Services.

Maintaining healthy habits in college

Jessa Schroeder August 28, 2015

On top of the stress of homework, work, bills and social life, college students might put their health on the back burner. While it’s not cheap to shop at Whole Foods or purchase a gym membership every...

College of Public Health to add new international courses

Jessa Schroeder July 23, 2015

Kent State’s College of Public Health partnered with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), a Brazilian science and technology health institution, to develop courses on international public health.The...

Kent State University assistant professor of biological sciences, Min-Ho Kim has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health for the development and further research and advancement of “nanobombs”. 

Biological sciences professor awarded grant to study wound healing

Jessa Schroeder July 16, 2015

Kent State biological sciences assistant professor Min-Ho Kim was awarded a five-year grant of more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how wounds heal.He will be researching...

Kent Health Department to host children’s immunization clinic

Jessa Schroeder July 14, 2015

Birth: Hep B2 months: DTaP, Hep B, Hib, PCV, Polio, Rotavirus4 months: DTaP, Hib, PCV, Polio, Rotavirus6 months: DTaP, Hep B, Hib, PCV, Rotavirus, Flu12 months: Hep A, MMR, Varicella15 to 18 months: DTaP,...

Ohio College Counseling Association assesses suicidality among college students

Jessa Schroeder July 13, 2015

The Ohio College Counseling Association hosted a seminar at Kent State University-Stark on Friday to address suicide lethality among college students.The seminar provided clinicians with guidelines to...

New Public Health online master’s program offered

Jessa Schroeder July 9, 2015

The College of Public Health at Kent State University recently launched its online master’s program in Health Policy and Management. Willie H. Oglesby, assistant professor and director of the program,...

Barbara Broome (front row, fourth from left), dean of Kent State University’s College of Nursing, and Lisa Aurilio (second from left), vice president of Patient Services and chief nursing officer at Akron Children’s Hospital, met with the first 20 nursing students chosen to enter the ASCEND program. Six of these students are in Kent State College of Nursing.

Akron Children’s Hospital partners with Kent State nursing students

Jessa Schroeder June 25, 2015

Students from Kent State’s College of Nursing are working with an Akron Children’s Hospital program focusing on traditionally underrepresented groups in the nursing profession.Assuring Success with...

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