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Lines of students extended near Risman Dr. on Kent State’s campus. Photo by Mason Lawlor.

Kent State holds open COVID-19 testing Sunday before uncertain Thanksgiving holiday

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 16, 2020

Kent State University hosted free, on-site COVID-19 testing on Sunday in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Both students and local residents waited hours to get tested, with lines stretching from the university’s...

The post office located in the Kent State Student Center is temporarily closed, pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 20. 

Kent Student Center Post Office temporarily moves services on campus

The Kent Student Center Post Office has temporarily moved its services to the FLASHcard Office in the lower level of the Student Center and to Mail Services in the Administrative Services Building for...

Mackenzie Burchett gives a presentation during a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State meeting on Feb. 21, 2020. 

What the 2020 election means to sexual violence survivors

Bella Hagey Reporter September 29, 2020

Although sexual violence survivors have dealt with a president with past sexual assault allegations for the past four years, they can only expect the same thing this fall.President Donald Trump, the 2020...

Alfreda Brown to leave university in April

Molly Adams Reporter February 20, 2020

Vice President for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Alfreda Brown will say goodbye to Kent State at a farewell reception in April.Appointed in 2009 as the inaugural vice president...

Junior visual communication design major Sarita Kumde and freshman architecture major Adryan Reyes (wearing the Condom Fairy costume) give free condoms to junior speech pathology major Breanna Lokken and sophomore early childhood education major Nick Miller during Kent Interhall Councils Condoms of the K at Risman Plaza on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. 

‘Condoms on the K’ kicks off Sex Week

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter October 21, 2019

Kent Interhall Council members and volunteers handed out free condoms and lube during Condoms on the K on Risman Plaza Monday to kick off Kent State’s Sex Week.“I think that it's promoting safe sex,”...

Quaker Steak and Lube was replaced by The Patio. 

Community responds to Dining Services’ closures, updates

The dining landscape at Kent State has continued to change this semester as several dining locations have closed and construction continues for a new dining option set to open on front campus next fall. The...

The Fork in the Road food truck sits idle behind the student center. Despite the new paint job, sightings of the food truck around campus have been scarce this semester. 

University food truck undergoes changes

Kent State’s Fork in the Road food truck has been absent for most of the fall semester as it is undergoing format changes, according to Aramark, the university’s dining services partner.   “The...

Psychological safety focuses on workforce culture

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 27, 2019

Speaker Dr. Joel Gecht told a group of Kent State faculty psychological safety is “heavily rooted in awareness and perception.” Gecht is a psychologist that specializes in the design and implementation...

Kent State to hold free depression screenings

Kent State will host its 25th annual National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) on Oct. 3 by offering free depression screenings for students, staff, faculty and the community. The screenings will take...

From left: Frank Rose, Jr. (chairman of the district board of trustees); Sally O’Donnell (secretary and fiscal officer of the district board of trustees); Kent State University President Todd Diacon; Board of Trustees chair Ralph Della Ratta. 

Board of Trustees approves balanced university budget

Molly Heideman September 12, 2019

Kent State Board of Trustees approved the balanced university budget for Fiscal Year 2020 at its board meeting Wednesday. According to a press release, the $659.5 million budget was approved, which included...

University employs 8,000 students, offers multiple opportunities

Celetre Jones September 10, 2019

Career Exploration and Development recruits Kent students to fill 8,000 on-campus jobs at the beginning of each school year.Kent students are in need of employment, the Career Exploration and Development...

Threads flyer event. 

SALSA celebrates Latino culture

Alissa Reyes April 26, 2018

Students joined SALSA to celebrate the Latino culture Monday.The Spanish and Latino Student Association held their annual Latino Festival in the Ballroom of the Student Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.During...

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