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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

BUS accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year

Matt Poe March 31, 2015

Black United Students (BUS) is accepting applicants for its executive board and aims to fill ten positions, including president, vice president, director of programming, executive secretary and treasurer.Applications...

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...

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The Black Experience at Kent State

Felicia Guadagni February 10, 2015

African-American students explain their experiences in a predominantly white campus setting.Matthew ThompsonBlack United Students (BUS) is an on-campus organization that works to educate the university...

BUS and USG debate racism resolutions

Hannah Armenta December 4, 2014

Two members of Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government stormed out of the organization’s meeting after a heated debate with members of Black United Students Wednesday night.Kevin Otubu, the director...

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jurys decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Mo. (Cristina Fletes-Boutte/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Riots break out in Ferguson after grand jury announces long-awaited verdict

Hannah Armenta November 25, 2014

A grand jury decided Monday night the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9 would not be indicted. After two days of deliberation, Darren Wilson,...

USG to review BUS grievances asking for senators’ resignations

Hannah Armenta November 17, 2014

The Undergraduate Student Government will review its bylaws and charter in response to Black United Students’ grievances against two USG members who both allegedly made racial remarks.BUS brought its...

BUS urges two USG senators to resign

Elizabeth Randolph and Tyler Carey November 12, 2014

Members of BUS address USG senators during USG's Wednesday meeting. from on Vimeo.Black United Students filed grievances against two Undergraduate Student Government senators, urging them...

new BUS president Matthew Thompson

BUS and PRIDE! Kent elect new officers

Kara Taylor April 17, 2014

Board Members 2014-2015 Black United Students Board of Directors President: Matthew Thompson Vice President: Mamadou Ndiaye Secretary: Jody-Ann Whynter Treasurer: N/A Director of Programming: Leia Belt...

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