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What the Day of the Dead means for students

Lex Radde, Reporter November 3, 2023

As Halloween comes to an end, anther holiday is still being celebrated. Day of the Dead is a holiday that spans for three days and honors deceased loved ones. From altar tables to ofrendas, the holiday...

Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...

A screenshot of the introduction of the Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados on May 7, 2020. 

Student Multicultural Center celebrates graduates with virtual pre-commencement ceremony

The Student Multicultural Center recognized graduates and their achievements during the virtual Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados ceremony on Thursday. “Usually with Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración...

Update on Kent State diversity scholarships

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 28, 2019

Two hundred eight diversity scholarships are available at Kent State thanks to the work of a three person team.Even with FAFSA, school can be hard to afford. The College of Communication and Information...

Students enjoy SALSA’s folklore en la noche event on Oct. 3, 2018.

The difference between Spanish, Hispanic and Latinx

Robyn Berardi October 16, 2018

Hispanic. Spanish. Latinx.These terms are often assumed to meanthe same thing; however, there are many differences that set them apart.Latinx is the gender-neutral term for Latino or Latina. It is meant...

Kent States School of Theatre and Dance posted to its Facebook page announcing West Side Story as its fall musical. The school later canceled the production and will instead put on Children of Eden in November.

Kent State students call for inclusivity, diverse casting after ‘West Side Story’ cancellation

Anna Huntsman September 24, 2018

When Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance announced “West Side Story” as its fall mainstage musical last May, junior musical theater major Bridgett Martinez, 20, was stoked.“This is the show...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Latinx

Sierra Campbell September 19, 2018

National Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized by the United States to honor the contributions of Hispanic and Latinx communities in North America.Kent State started its Hispanic Heritage Month with a...

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