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Communication is Key: Saving struggling friendships

Cassondra Siaus Reporter March 25, 2021

Anger and frustration fills the mind of Sombre Carleton as she cannot come up with words to say to her friend about their awful behavior. Over and over again, she builds up the courage to break off of...

Nila Blackford (4) initiates on offense against Ohio University. Blackford would finish with a double-double (12 points, 13 assists). Dec. 11, 2020.

Women’s basketball sets 3 point record to beat Ohio

Kathryn Rajnicek December 11, 2020

With 1:08 to play, junior guard Mariah Modkins nailed a deep three-point shot that set a new Kent State women’s basketball program record of 16 three-point shots made in one game. The Flashes (1-2,...

The Wick Poetry Center on the night of Dec. 1, 2015.

Wick Poetry Center holds last poetry reading of semester

Bruno Beidacki December 1, 2015

The Wick Poetry Center plans to host a poetry reading with Ukrainian-born poet Ilya Kaminsky, presenting his works Thursday night in the Kent Student Center.The event is part of the Wick Poetry Center’s...

A speaker at the Polyglot conference in New York City. This years conference gathered around 400 people from 30 different countries

Polyglots appreciate language in New York City

Bruno Beidacki October 12, 2015

Kent State students enjoyed multilingual appreciation in the Polyglot Conference, an annual event that aims to celebrate those that can speak multiple languages, in New York City this past Saturday and...

Some Kent State international students experience transition difficulties

Taylor Meade April 27, 2015

For some international students at Kent State, transitioning not only to the American lifestyle but also the college lifestyle can be difficult. International student adviser Samantha Bell said international...

Arabic Student Association

Arabic Student Association strives to educate Kent community on Arab culture

McKenzie Jean-Philippe April 27, 2015

It’s a Tuesday night and, while other students may be confined to their dorms, members of Kent State’s Arabic Student Association are enjoying snacks and board games.“We usually have more interactive...

TEFL program offers students chance to teach English abroad

Aaron Corpora April 23, 2015

Kent State students who want to teach English as a second language, perhaps even in foreign countries, have a unique opportunity through the university's Department of English.The Teaching English as a...

ESL helps create smoother transitions for Kent State international students

Taylor Meade February 16, 2015

For some international students, transitioning to the educational and cultural differences in the U.S. may be difficult. The English as a Second Language (ESL) Center provides services for students who...

The Kent Stater Sean Martin speaks about the importance of Yiddish to an audience in the Kent State Student center on Feb. 16, 2015.

Endangered Species: A language’s struggle to survive

Skye McEowen February 16, 2015

Old Norse, Latin, Ancient Greek and Middle English are all examples of dead languages, and they are not alone.Dead or extinct languages are exactly what they sound like. These are dialects no longer spoken...

Photo courtesy of Tour Guide Jorge Martín.

Learning foreign language through immersion

Erica Batyko December 4, 2014

Have you ever taken a wrong turn and felt completely lost and confused? Being immersed in a foreign language can feel the same way. You find yourself in a new country with a different culture and you can’t...

Our View: Internationally inclusive?

KS Editors November 19, 2014

After choosing to come to the U.S. for school, international students can face several challenges when they arrive. Language and cultural barriers are enough to deal with in addition to arriving to campus...

Guest column: For better or for worse, women reach foul-language equality

Dan K. Thomasson February 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — The recent brief dust up (let's hope it's brief) over Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland's use of the F- word as an epithet aimed at the European Union does highlight the dramatic...

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