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USG election: Petition signatures close Monday

Dennis Farahani, TV2 Reporter February 23, 2024

Undergraduate Student Government is gearing up for the 2024 election. Currently, potential candidates are petitioning for 201 signatures to make the ballot, roughly one percent of the student population. This...

The crowd cheers as Mariah the Scientist performs at the USG fall concert on Sept. 23, 2023.

Mariah the Scientist’s crowd interactions energize students at Homecoming Concert

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter September 24, 2023

Mariah the Scientist performed at the Undergraduate Student Government’s fall concert Saturday night, becoming the first female artist to headline the concert since the COVID-19 pandemic. Brian Johnson,...

Lil Yachty to headline FlashFest 2023

Lil Yachty to headline FlashFest 2023

Leah Shepard, Staff Reporter February 28, 2023

Rapper Lil Yachty will headline FlashFest 2023, the Undergraduate Student Government announced Tuesday night at halftime at the men’s basketball game. Special guests Kash Doll and DJ Smillz will join...

USG approves new position during first meeting of semester

Jillian Schrift, Reporter January 26, 2023

The Undergraduate Student Government voted to establish the vice president role in replacement of the administrative assistant during their first meeting of the semester. With a vote of 20 in favor...

Undergraduate Student Government’s first-ever Strategic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) plan passed

Grace Davies, Reporter November 26, 2022

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) passed its first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) plan to increase diversification within USG and allow the student body to influence its direction. The...

Kent students help mobilize a record number of young voters

Grace Springer, Reporter November 26, 2022

A record number of people under 30 voted in the 2022 midterm elections. Student leaders on Kent Campus mobilized young people by registering voters and increasing enthusiasm ahead of election day. The...

Cars line the sidewalk of the Prentice parking lot.

USG holds meeting to discuss parking issues

Macy Rosen, Reporter October 18, 2022

An Undergraduate Student Government meeting allowed students to express their concerns about parking and transit services Oct. 6. Following the conversation, USG plans to compile student statements...

Meet the USG candidates: senators

Christian Danner, Reporter March 21, 2022

Editor’s Note: Candidates Cliford Fumbui, Christabel Akhigbe and Carla Thigpen responded to interview questions over email. Meet the USG candidates: senators Undergraduate Student Government elections...

Donny Wolford is the new chief of staff for USG.

New chief of staff for USG introduced

Junior political science major Donny Wolford was sworn in as the new chief of staff at the public Undergraduate Student Government meeting Wednesday, Oct. 23 through a majority vote of 22 with one abstention. Former...

USG Pokemon Go Tweet

Kent State website hoax angers students

Erin Zaranec August 31, 2016

In case you missed it…On July 11, Twitter exploded with news of Kent State allegedly banning "Pokemon Go" on its campus, with the threat of expulsion for any students who were caught playing on campus...

Storms crash Blastoff

Jimmy Miller, Skye Mceowen August 28, 2016

Stormy skies and an eventual rain shower cut short Kent State’s annual back-to-school “Blastoff” event, the finale of this year’s Welcome Weekend.Undergraduate Student Government president Sam...

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