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In-person meetings return for QTPOC

Alexandra Austin Reporter February 11, 2022

The Queer and Transgender People of Color group is a safe space for those who did not have one before. For the first time since 2020, the group is having in-person meetings again. COVID-19 impacted the...

Vince Robinson, a multi-genre musician, journalist and photographer, played the keyboard and piano during Words in Sound event on Feb. 9.

Poet Mwatabu Okantah shares African culture, history with community through poetry and song

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 11, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, Mwatabu Okantah, interim chair of the Department of Africana Studies, shared the story of his African culture through poetry and song Wednesday in Murphy Auditorium. In...

OPINION – Not all who wander are lost: The wandering generation

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer May 1, 2021

“It’s astonishing to me how we can all be so okay yet so not fine all at one time,” my friend wrote to me as we discussed this past year of growth for us. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us in a...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

OPINION: 2021 is “1984” – America’s education system as propaganda

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past,” George Orwell wrote in “1984,” his novel about a totalitarian government that retains its power by controlling...

Students and faculty reflect on women in literature during Women’s History Month

Jillian Holness March 12, 2016

Professors and students of Kent State reflect on the importance of women in literature as the month of March celebrates women’s history.Muriel Rukeyser, a female poet, once said, “what would happen...

Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference discusses multicultural literature for youth

Nick Boone April 10, 2015

Kent State hosted the 31st Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference with keynote speaker David Macaulay, an award-winning author and illustrator for children’s literature, on April 9 and 10 at the Student...

Jason Merlene, owner of Last Exit Books, stocks records during a slow shift at Last Exit Books on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Last Exit Books is located on E. Main Street in Downtown Kent.

Last Exit Books is a place for music and book lovers alike

Nathan Havenner December 2, 2014

Walking into Last Exit Books is like stepping back in time to a period before the internet, music downloads and e-books made the neighborhood bookstore a thing of the past.  The walls are lined with new...

Relaxed Reads: I Begin/We End

Shelby Driver October 7, 2014

Cold and formless I feltthe darkness hovering over the waterMy new body made of sparrows,Their feathers rejected, their song resonates,greasy fingers finding lips,I laugh with my mouth openbeating fists...

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