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Dawn Porter, award-winning documentary filmmaker, addresses a virtual crowd as keynote speaker at Kent State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. 

Kent State Martin Luther King Jr. celebration features acclaimed filmmaker Dawn Porter

Baylee Sweitzer Reporter January 30, 2022

The song "Lift Every Voice and Sing,” rang through the nearly-empty ballroom of Kent State University’s Student Center Jan. 27. The song marked the beginning of the university’s celebration of Martin...

CNNs Larry King interviews former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 in Houston, TX. John Nowak/CNN

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

Tom Kludt and Brad Parks, CNN January 23, 2021

(CNN) -- Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87. His son, Chance, confirmed King's...

American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) delivers his I have a dream speech to participants in the March on Washington, DC on August 28, 1963.

MLK Day encourages service

Toby Lyles and Will Mullery, CNN January 18, 2021

(CNN) -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January, although Dr. King was actually born on the 15th of January 1929, 92 years ago.Mrs. Coretta Scott King and musician Stevie...

Contestants, from left to right, Sydney Evans, William Barrett, Lar’jae Cohen, Trinity Tyler, Latrice Johnson, Paul Jetter, Kristal Moseley and Cj Owensby waiting hand in hand, waiting for the judges decision of king and queen.

Royalty crowned at Renaissance Ball

Kent State’s Black United Students threw a party to remember at the 50th annual Renaissance Ball on Thursday, Nov. 14. At this year’s ball, the theme was Moonlight Masquerade and Kent State’s black...

jesus is king album cover

REVIEW: “Jesus is King” Kanye West’s divine inspiration

Domenic Cregan Guest Column October 28, 2019

To be a Christian artist is to be in good company: Dante, Bach, Dostoevsky, Botticelli, Mozart, Michelangelo, Tolstoy, Tolkien, Da Vinci, Vivaldi, Raphael and Caravaggio. But, to be a Christian musical...

Asé Expressions, a dance troupe, performs at the beginning of the Kent African Students Association-sponsored Faces of Africa pageant in the Kiva Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

KASA hosts 5th annual Face of Africa pageant

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter October 19, 2019

For the last 50 years, Kent’s African Student Association (KASA) has brought culture, inclusivity and wholesome fun to the African students of Kent State.  In the KIVA on Friday, Oct. 18, KASA showcased...

Hunger and homelessness at Kent State: Challenge stigma, create community for insecure individuals

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 19, 2019

In 2018 there were 43.1 million Americans living “below the poverty level” and 549,000 Americans that experienced homelessness, said a Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week website.“About 32 percent...

Senior Myla King spikes off a set from freshman setter junior Natalie Talaga on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017. 

Flashes volleyball season preview: Hopeful for historic season

Nick Pedone August 24, 2019

With the season just around the corner, there is one common goal amongst Kent State’s women’s volleyball team: winning the Mid-American Conference Championship.The Flashes will return five upperclassmen,...

Meet KSU’s 2014 Homecoming Candidates

Being a part of the Kent State Homecoming Court is an honor and an opportunity to represent the university. Students who have the qualifications to be a member on Homecoming Court are very involved on...

Lebron James Returns to Cleveland

Tim Reynolds, Tom Withers July 11, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans. James told Sports Illustrated...

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