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The Students for a Democratic Society marched from Taylor Hall to the K to protest the food service conditions for students dining and working on campus on Tuesday, October 5.

New meal plan adds flexibility after controversial year for campus dining

September 1, 2022

Following a year of protests over on-campus dining, Kent State students have a new meal plan option to choose from starting in the fall 2022 semester. For $2,448 a semester, the Flash 200 Block plan...

Kent State students order salads, a healthier option, at The Slice in the Hub on Thursday evening, Oct. 16, 2013. Photo by Melanie Nesteruk.

Meal swipes expand to downtown, campus dining update

Alton Northup, Reporter April 23, 2022

After a rocky year for university culinary services, students will have additional options to look forward to during the fall 2022 semester. More locations are anticipated to open in the Student Hub,...

Outside the GRAZERS location in downtown Kent.

Fresco and GRAZERS no longer a part of the Student Center HUB

Ashley Blood Reporter February 13, 2021

From the vegan station, vegetarian foods offered in the Eastway Fresh Food Company and the various options available to students at the new Design Innovation dining hall, there is no doubt that Kent State...

Isaac Halaszi, sophomore double major in peace and conflict studies and Spanish. Courtesy of Isaac Halaszi.

The isolation experience: Kent State students reflect on quarantine

Morgan McGrath Feature writer October 26, 2020

“I forgot people existed.”Isaac Halaszi, a sophomore at Kent State, spent two weeks indoors with no face-to-face contact with others (besides random hallway happenings) and no physical connection with...

The Market dining hall, on the second floor of the Student Center, will close in Fall 2020.

Kent State’s dining hall The Market to be replaced in Fall 2020

Samantha Farland February 15, 2019

The Market, formerly known as Kent Market 2, is set to leave the Student Center in Fall 2020.This is a part of Phase One of the university's 10-year Facilities Master Plan, which shows more dining toward...

Vice President Shay Little speaks on upcoming changes to meal plans at the Undergraduate Student Government meeting in the Governance Chambers on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018.

University hopes to remedy meal plan madness; USG weighs in

Valerie Royzman August 29, 2018

During the Undergraduate Student Government meeting Wednesday evening, Vice President of Student Affairs Shay Little applauded Dining Services for the turkey burger she ate for lunch at Eastway Fresh Food...

Junior business management major Hannah Robinson (left) talks with junior marketing major Kelly Corey (bottom right) about the new meal plans in front of Rosie’s Diner in Tri-Towers on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018.

Students in uproar over Kent State’s changes to meal plans this fall

Valerie Royzman August 25, 2018

This story has been updated to include comments from Shay Little, the vice president of students affairs. When alarms blared through the newly renovated Eastway Fresh Food Company on Friday, students...

Unload Your Dining Dollars event in Eastway

Francesca Barrett April 27, 2018

The Unload Your Dining Dollars event on Wednesday in Eastway had a large turnout, with many students heading downstairs to find tables.Unload Your Dining Dollars aimed for students to attend Eastway to...

Meal plans to change in Fall 2018

Laina Yost February 11, 2018

Meal plans and dining halls are changing for all Kent State students starting in Fall 2018.An announcement on the Kent State website outlined a new system in which most on-campus students would swipe their...

Students share meal plan concerns

Francesca Barrett February 2, 2018

Students who live on-campus are required to purchase a meal plan, usually first-year and second-year students living in residence halls. However, some students shared that Kent State’s meal plan makes...


M.E.N. initiative ‘Swipes for Harvey and Irma’ to provide hurricane relief

Carrie George September 20, 2017

The Kent State Male Empowerment Network is developing a “Swipes for Harvey and Irma” initiative to make hurricane relief donations accessible and affordable to students, faculty and staff.M.E.N. will...

Dining Plan costs increase over the last five years

Alex Delaney-Gesing September 25, 2016

For Kent State students, venturing to one of the more than 20 food establishments on campus is often the easiest and fastest way to feed their grumbling stomachs in-between class schedules. Purchasing...

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