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Kent State receives Campus Pride award for second consecutive year

Serena Shortridge Reporter October 5, 2021

Kent State has gained national attention for the second year in a row as one of the “Best of the Best” LGBTQ-friendly universities according to Campus Pride.Campus Pride is a non-profit organization...

The annual Rainbow Run will begin October 13th at 7 p.m. at the Risman Plaza.

LGBTQ+ Center to host sixth annual Rainbow Run Friday

Serena Shortridge October 2, 2021

The Rainbow Run 5K is set to take place this Friday at 7 p.m. in Risman Plaza. All event proceeds go toward the LGBTQ Emergency Fund. Participation is $20 for students and $25 for non-students. Participants...

Exploring sexuality in college

Natalia Hernandez Maceira September 29, 2021

For many students, college is the first time to take control of their sexual health. It’s also how students start exploring their sexuality and expand their identities, according to the Act for Youth...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

Korb Hall has reopened its LGBTQ+ living learning community.

LGBTQ+ Living-Learning community returns to Korb Hall

Serena Shortridge September 15, 2021

Since the Living-Learning communities' original debut five years ago, there has been growing interest from LGBTQ+ students.This interest comes in spite of the Halls’ sudden closure last semester, showing...

Kent State’s rating displayed on the Campus Pride Index website. 

Kent State named a top school in LGBTQ+ inclusivity by national organization

Bella Hagey Reporter November 14, 2020

Kent State has been named one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly campuses in the nation, according to Campus Pride, a national nonprofit organization.To evaluate colleges on how LGBTQ+ friendly they are, Campus...

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...

Film Friday: Black History Month creates a conversation about intersectionality and activism.

Kimmy Daniels Reporter February 9, 2020

Who organized the March on Washington? Easy — Martin Luther King Jr., right? Actually, it was his organizer and strategist Bayard Rustin. Rustin was a staple in the Civil Rights Movement and organized...

LGBTQ Student Center provides a safety net for those whose family disowns them after ‘coming out’

Sierra Campbell October 22, 2018

October hosts LGBTQ History Month and National Coming Out Day. Four in 10 people who come out and identify with the LGBTQ community are rejected by their friends and family, because of their sexual orientation...

LGBTQ Student Center hosts 3rd 5k fundraiser for emergency fund

Sierra Campbell September 22, 2018

The LGBTQ Student Center held its third annual 5K in support of an emergency fund for members of the LGBTQ student community this Friday.Those who have financial difficulties or no support system can benefit...

Flashcard and Post Office

Kent Student Center post office, FlashCard office to switch floors

Colin Baker November 11, 2017

Next year, Kent State students may be surprised to see the post office on the first floor of the Student Center, the FlashCard office on the lower level and more comfortable sitting areas for students.Over...

Ken Ditlevson, the director of the LGBTQ Student Center at Kent State, discusses what it means to be an ally at a meeting Wednesday Oct. 25, 2017, at the Student Center.

LGBTQ Student Center holds meeting to gain community allies

Hannah Sheridan October 26, 2017

Ken Ditlevson, the director of the LGBTQ Student Center, showcased his presentation on how students can be respectful allies to the LGBTQ community in the Student Center Wednesday.The ally training, a...

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