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Marvin Logan is a senior Pan-African Studies major. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu.

Opinion: Be Bold KSU

Marvin Logan April 23, 2015

Recently, we have been branding #BeBoldKSU. But what does it mean to be bold? To be bold is to not hesitate or be fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff. It means to be courageous....

Provost Todd Diacon stands up and leaves after a question is directed at him during an open forum held by students to address the race issues at Kent State in the Governance Chambers on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

Students challenge Provost to increase funding for Pan-African and LGBTQ programs, address discrimination in tenure process

Matthew Merchant April 22, 2015

Alleged racial discrimination in the faculty tenure process was one of three concerns raised in a student-led forum on Wednesday in the Student Center Governance Chambers.More than 100 students, faculty...

Marvin Logan is a senior Pan-African Studies major. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu.

Opinion: KENTtalks Part 2

Marvin Logan April 15, 2015

Tuesday night, Kent State started the first of hopefully many talks on specific issues that face our community. Our first topic was race relations here on campus. I thought it was an insightful evening...

Marvin Logan is a senior Pan-African Studies major. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu.

Opinion: What is important for students?

Marvin Logan April 2, 2015

What matters to you? That is the question. It comes up often in conversations when dealing with people who interact with or target college students. Sometimes, it seems that what should be important is...

Marvin Logan is a senior Pan-African Studies major. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu.

Opinion: What to do?

Marvin Logan March 11, 2015

With another low voter turnout for student government elections, occasional spotty attendance at events and constant happenings that seem to go unnoticed, I really have begun to wonder how you get your...

Matthew Thompson, president of Black United Students, addresses diversity and racial concerns to Undergraduate Student Government in the Governance Chambers of the Student Center on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. After finishing each page of his notes, Thompason threw it onto the floor of the chamber.

Students address race, diversity issues with USG

Matt Poe March 4, 2015

Dozens of Kent State students criticized Undergraduate Student Government’s representation of diversity during its biweekly public meeting Wednesday night. The address was supported by members of Black...

Marvin Logan is a senior Pan-African Studies major. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu.

Opinion: Day of action

Marvin Logan February 18, 2015

Next Wednesday, student leaders from all across the state of Ohio will join forces in Columbus to rally for the support of legislators, and students from Black United Students, Ohio Student Government...

Marvin Logan is a senior pan-African studies major. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu

Opinion: Let’s talk about faith

Marvin Logan February 11, 2015

In light of recent events, I think it is important to turn the light back on religion. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the Muslim experience in America and abroad. As a country, diversity has become...

USG creates new committees, adds member at meeting

Matt Poe February 4, 2015

The Undergraduate Student Government passed two critical pieces of legislation and added a new officer at its biweekly public meeting on Wednesday night.Both pieces of legislation deal with the issue of...

Courtesy of Kasia Gibbs, Senior Fashion Merchandising major.

The Black Experience at Kent State

Felicia Guadagni February 3, 2015

Kent State is home to more than 27,500 students.However, the undergraduate ethnicity profile breaks down to only 13 percent minority students. Included in that 13 percent are the 1,949 African-American...

The Exchange: Celebrity activism

January 31, 2015

The Exchange: Jan. 30, 2015 from KentWired.com on Vimeo.The first episode of The Exchange with Marvin Logan tackles celebrity activism concerning the issues of diversity and social justice.

Marvin Logan is a senior pan-African studies major. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu.

Opinion: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

Marvin Logan January 22, 2015

As we continue a weeklong celebration of the contributions of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I feel it is necessary to look back on his life. King was more than simply a dream. Today, we seem to...

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