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Marissa Mehal

Women of the sky: Female pilots thrive in aeronautics

Juliane Calapa April 30, 2015

Being a woman in a predominantly male career field might steer some down a different, more comfortable path. Not Marissa Mehal.Mehal, a Pittsburgh native and a senior aeronautics major concentrating in...

KSU professor fired after road rage incident

Madeleine Winer April 29, 2015

Kent State fired an assistant professor Wednesday after his April 15 road-rage fueled encounter.Linden Adkins, assistant professor for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology,...

A candle light vigil in Risman Plaza allowed a chance for students to join in prayer and thought to commemorate those lost in the recent earthquake that struck Nepal. April 28, 2015.

Nepalese students, Kent community remember those killed by deadly earthquakes

Madeleine Winer April 29, 2015

Kent State’s Nepalese Student Association hosted a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember those that have passed due to Saturday’s earthquake.Reuters reported 5,200 people have died and the death...

A controlled fire, started by the Kent Fire Department, rages on as firefighters keep watch on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Every year the prairie grass behind the Student Wellness and Recreation Center is set on fire to keep the growth under control.

University’s annual prairie burn clears way for summer growth

Madeleine Winer April 29, 2015

The Kent State Fire Department set the grass behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center ablaze Tuesday for the university’s annual grounds maintenance.Kent firemen burn Rec Center prarie for "control...

An accident occurred on Loop Road in front of WKSU on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The red vehicle went left of center and hit the Jeep head-on. Multiple injuries were reported.

Update: Three students taken to hospital with injuries after car accident

Madeleine Winer April 8, 2015

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the Ohio State Highway Patrol's investigation into the accident. Three Kent State students have been taken to area hospitals with injuries after a...

University issues weather advisory information

Madeleine Winer November 17, 2014

With the two to four inches of snow expected to blanket campus today, Kent State University detailed its winter weather procedures in an email it sent to students Monday. The university does not close...

Vinson sets record straight on TODAY show

Madeleine Winer November 6, 2014

Video from Today.comAmber Vinson, the Kent State nursing graduate diagnosed with Ebola last month, revealed the guidelines she followed and the hurt she felt being classified as a “reckless...

Kevin Hart arrives for a premiere of Soul Plane on Monday, May 17, 2004, in Los Angeles, California.

Kevin Hart to make M.A.C. Center debut

Madeleine Winer November 5, 2014

Comedian Kevin Hart will serve up laughs with his stand-up performance Dec. 6 at Kent State’s M.A.C. Center.Kent State Undergraduate Student Government announced Hart’s upcoming performance Wednesday...

Bringing the laughs at BUS Comedy show

“Ya’ll ready to get real?” asked Cocoa Brown as she danced onto the stage Saturday night.Brown, best known for her roles in Tyler Perry’s “Single Mom’s Club,” was the headlining act at Black...

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Opinion: Don’t discount music abroad

Madeleine Winer October 14, 2014

Tired of hearing the same songs on the radio? I know within the last week, I’ve heard Taylor Swift’s catchy pop tune “Shake it Off” one too many times. While I do like T-Swift, too much of Taylor...

Kent State alumnus Adam Hirsh helps to assemble a sculpture on front campus Sunday, Sept 28, 2014, that was designed and created by architecture students as part of the MATr Project. This specific sculpture is compiled of 1,300 panels held together with 40,000 zipties.

KSU architecture students design plastic installation on front campus

Madeleine Winer September 28, 2014

Underneath a sprawling oak tree outside McGilvery Hall, a white plastic tube enclosed architecture graduate student Cathleen Matuzak.Matuzak tied together two of the roughly 1,300 plastic panels that support...

In 2014, retailer Urban Outfitters promoted a controversial Kent State sweatshirt.

Update: Urban Outfitters apologizes to Kent State over sweatshirt controversy

Hannah Armenta September 15, 2014

UPDATE: Urban Outfitters expressed its remorse for the Vintage Kent State sweatshirt that was for sale on its website earlier today in an exclusive statement to The Kent Stater. “Urban Outfitters would...

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