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Although the Kent Stage is currently closed, the venue still hosts live streams to continue supporting artists.

Kent Stage looks forward to reopening and Save Our Stages Act

Brynne Mann Reporter February 8, 2021

You don’t know what you have until it’s gone, the Kent Stage owner said about the venue’s temporary closure.The Save Our Stages Act was created by the National Independent Venue Association to help...

University student employees down 35% this semester

There are 35% fewer student employees working for the Kent campus this semester compared to a typical semester.Given Kent’s stance on keeping COVID-19 from spreading, many students are living off campus...

Kent State Alumni Association will hold its 10th annual service event this spring

Moira Reed March 5, 2018

Alumni service day gives former flashes a chance to reconnect with old friends while helping out the local Kent area community.“We are expecting over 500 alumni across the country and internally to participate,...

Glow-up glasses sit on a table outside Kent States Liquid Crystal Institute during the That Gay 5K event Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. 

That Gay 5K dazzles with support for LGBTQ community

Carrie George October 7, 2017

Students, families and members of the Kent community gathered at Risman Plaza Friday for the second annual That Gay 5K hosted, by the LGBTQ Student Center.After last year’s That Gay 5K color run success,...

LGBT studies coordinator, Molly Merryman talks with students at the meeting for the emerging Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015.

Kent’s Gender and Sexuality Center hosts open forum

Cameron Gorman September 9, 2015

The creation of Kent State’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality is moving forward with newly unveiled visions, programs and values paving the way.Over the summer, several changes and decisions...

Civil Rights leader Julian Bond is a chairman emeritus for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Photo courtesy of Kent State University.

Kent State, community honor legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2015

Kent State and the surrounding communities will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. day and honor King’s legacy with the following events:Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Mon., Jan. 19"Just" for a Day service...

Our View: Music fest brings us together

KS Editors September 17, 2014

This Friday, the Kent community will experience the sounds of the ‘Round Town Music Fest. More than 60 artists will perform at several venues in the downtown area.Kent is known for its festivals throughout...

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