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OPINION: The importance of small things

London Green Opinion writer October 9, 2020

We as people conduct very busy lives; we always have some sort of task in front of us. We get so caught up in our everyday lives we don’t take the time to appreciate or enjoy the small things that are...

Diane Bennett (wife) and Tim Bennett

Retired Kent firefighter saves a life

Madison Tromler March 14, 2019

Retired Kent firefighter saves a man's life from Madison Tromler on Vimeo.One Tuesday evening in February, retired Kent firefighter Robert Colecchi was playing pick-up basketball in United Methodist Church...

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ANTI-SOCIAL MEDIA: I signed offline for two months — here’s why

Abigail Miller January 16, 2019

Five websites, six accounts and no sense of reality — that’s my life with social media.It started at the age of 11, when my older brother and his friends introduced me to Myspace. I went from being...

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OPINION: It’s never too late to learn

Cameron Gorman October 2, 2018

In getting closer to graduation, a common enough question has been rattling around in my mind: Should I continue my education? When graduating high school, the flow to college is almost an expected one....

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Hiding behind a smile

Brandon Bounds July 5, 2018

*Editor’s note: This story was previously told on Brandon's personal Medium page in May 2018. He describes his scenario as accurately as possible. Therefore, graphic language is used in the story.This...

CAVS LIFE parent reunion

CAVS office organizes single parent’s reunion

Mariah Hicks April 24, 2018

Members of Literacy and Independence for Family Education (LIFE), a program through the Center for Adult and Veteran Services (CAVS) office, will have the opportunity to reconnect with other members...

Mica Pflug

We all grow up in different ways

Mica Pflug November 26, 2017

There comes a time in every young person’s life when things start to move fast, and you begin to outgrow the things you are used to. You outgrow your car seat when you are little, your favorite pair...

Raychelle Richardson has her face painted in the Tri-Towers Rotunda during the Sibs and Kids Weekend on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

‘Kids and Sibs’ welcomed at Kent State over the weekend

Julie Riedel April 10, 2016

Kent State's 'Sibs and Kids Weekend' took place this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Prevously known as 'Little Sibs Weekend,' the name was changed to be more inclusive to different family situations...

Greek Community Hires New Coordinator

Gabby Lavere February 10, 2016

The Greek Community at Kent State recently hired Dasha Harris as the new Coordinator of fraternity and sorority life.The university held a nation wide search to fill the position, according to Della Marshall,...

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Guest column: Advocating more discussion around suicide

Jimmy Miller April 19, 2015

I'm not known for how seriously I approach things in life. In fact, I'm usually the one to crack a joke in the middle of a sad scene at the movies or offer a one-liner when approached by someone in absolute...

Our View: A snapshot of life

April 19, 2015

Summary: With the murder of a college student in Kentucky, we must always remember that life can radically change in an instant. Early Friday morning, Jonathan Krueger was shot and killed while walking...

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