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Joshua Fine (center) poses for a picture at the the Kent State PhoneCenter in 2019.

Students connect with alumni through PhoneCenter even during coronavirus pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter March 3, 2021

Student callers are raising money and building relationships with alumni and student peers from home with the Kent State PhoneCenter.The PhoneCenter is a branch of the Annual Fund which promotes the university...

Water Street Tavern at 132 S Water St.

Water Street Tavern receives $20,000 a month from Barstool Fund

Brynne Mann Reporter January 29, 2021

The Water Street Tavern will receive $20,000 a month from the Barstool Sports Fund to support the small business through the pandemic.Barstool Sports is a sports and pop culture blog founded by Dave Portnoy...


Ethan Miller/Getty Images November 4, 2020

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 03, 2020: Workers process polling place equipment and materials at the Clark County Election Department after polls closed on November 3, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada....

Student Success Leader Jasmyn Robinson leads a small group in the Kent Talk: The A Word. The small groups had in-depth discussions about abortion rather than the broader discussion the group had as a whole at the beginning of the talk.

Student organizations host Kent Talk event on abortion

Katia Rodriguez September 14, 2019

Abortion is a topic that has continued to increase in discussion, especially at the Ohio Statehouse. Student organizations like Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State and Kent State Students for Life,...

Kent State graduate Scott Miesse performs with Lauren Odioso in his self-written play Abnormal at the Kent State Student Theatre Festival in 2015.

Students to perform, direct plays in annual theater festival

Jaret Shannon April 2, 2018

The annual Student Theatre Festival at Kent State will kick off April 13 at the Erdmann-Zucchero Black Box Theatre.This year, they will feature the productions “Now” and “Night Mother,” which will...

Designer Keama Garrett makes last minute adjustments to her model Sarah Grages before the Rock The Runway Fashion Show on Saturday March 7, 2015. The name of this collection was “Jama”.

Annual Rock the Runway fashion show returns this weekend

Ile-Ife Okantah March 2, 2016

Kent Student Center (KSC) Programming will host the twelfth annual Rock the Runway Fashion Show at 8 p.m. on Saturday, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.Rock the Runway is a themed competition that brings...

Samantha Lough, a sophomore journalism major, ran her first a 5k after her stroke on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.

Life after a stroke: Finding strength and determination

Alexis Wohler December 3, 2015

At 17-years-old and a senior in high school, Samantha Lough, now a sophomore journalism major, was focused on her graduation and on her softball scholarship to Capital University in Columbus. On the day...

TechConnect 2015 workshop planned for Sunday

Julianne Calapa April 22, 2015

Kent State students will now have the opportunity to learn more about how technology incorporates into the field of journalism with TechConnect 2015.This free event is sponsored by the School of Journalism...

Our View: Change the stereotype, change the discussion

KS Editors February 19, 2015

We believe Kent State students can learn from the terrible event that took place in North Carolina last week. It’s time to talk about changing the way we talk about labels.Three people died last week....

Courtesy of Kasia Gibbs, Senior Fashion Merchandising major.

The Black Experience at Kent State

Felicia Guadagni February 3, 2015

Kent State is home to more than 27,500 students.However, the undergraduate ethnicity profile breaks down to only 13 percent minority students. Included in that 13 percent are the 1,949 African-American...

Kent Free Library offers finals week study hours

Christopher Woods May 1, 2014

The Kent Free Library will be hosting study hours for Kent State students who are looking for a place away from campus to study from May 2 through May 7.The library is turning its second floor meeting...

Are you thinking of changing your major?

Drew Jones April 17, 2014

Nearly 80 percent of students entering college aren’t certain what they want to major in, even if they’ve already declared a major, according to research done at Purdue University. That same research...

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