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Emily Daquelente poses for a photo.

Army ROTC cadets celebrate the year with awards breakfast

Mariah Hicks April 28, 2018

Kent State Army ROTC cadets celebrated the closing of the 2017-18 school year with an awards breakfast Wednesday morning in the Kent Student Center.The ceremony recognized the achievements of cadets and...

Cadet Daniel Henderson.

ROTC cadets participate in field training, preparing for summer camp

Mariah Hicks April 25, 2018

Kent State ROTC cadets spent the past weekend putting this year’s knowledge to use as part of Joint Field Training Exercise, also known as JFTX, at the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center from...

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...

Eric Geffert was deployed in Iraq from January to October of 2009.

Breaking barriers: A veteran’s battle with PTSD

Mariah Hicks April 10, 2018

It was a cold and dreary November day in 2014 when Eric Geffert visited a Veterans Affairs (VA) psychiatrist.As a veteran, he had been experiencing paranoia and panic attacks years before discovering the...

Cadets gather in the woods to map out their coordinates for the land navigation lab. Visible: Blake Bishop, a political science major and freshman cadet.

Army ROTC cadets practice land navigation

Mariah Hicks April 5, 2018

Pellets of freezing rain showered Kent State ROTC cadets Wednesday while practicing land navigation. Grass squished under their boots as cadets paced the muddy field of Allerton Sports Complex with maps...

March for heroes 2

Student Recreation and Wellness Center organizes March for Heroes; fitness event

Mariah Hicks March 9, 2018

The Student Recreation and Wellness Center will be offering an opportunity to appreciate veterans and service members of the armed forces Saturday, March 10.Kent State Recreational Services, in partnership...

Faces of ROTC: Cadets aim to find balance

Mariah Hicks February 28, 2018

Seth McNutt, then a college freshman, sat at his desk in his “Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe “class when his phone began to ring. Trying to keep up with taking notes, he forwarded the call to...

Health fair

Center for Adult and Veteran Services organize first health fair

Mariah Hicks February 21, 2018

Many of Kent State’s veterans will be bringing their questions about health care and benefits to the Student Center on Wednesday.The Center for Adult and Veteran Services, also known as the CAVS office,...

Cadets learn proper handling of weapons

Mariah Hicks February 9, 2018

The “metallic click” is what they call it. It’s what happens when you squeeze the trigger of an M4A1 and the hammer falls then resets. With the 33-inch guns rested within the indent of cadets’...

ROTC Cadets participate in battle drill

Mariah Hicks February 2, 2018

While others might have been huddled under the covers Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 7 a.m., Kent State’s Army ROTC cadets were lying in the snow.The swift rumble of tires on asphalt filled the backstreet while...

Cadets tackle the second portion of APFT, sit-ups, in the Field House Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2018. 

Army ROTC cadets prepare for Army Physical Fitness Test

Mariah Hicks January 24, 2018

A rainy Tuesday greeted Kent State’s Army ROTC as they prepared to test their physical strengths and abilities.Each semester cadets are required to take the Army Physical Fitness Test to measure their...

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