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Health officials urge public to get flu vaccination

The Portage County Health Department is in full swing with administering flu vaccinations throughout the community.October through May is considered flu season, which is when it’s recommended for the...

Alan Canfora waves a black flag as the National Guard takes aim on May 4, 1970.

Blood Brothers: An eventful day has bonded nine men for life

Melissa Puppo May 4, 2015

In 13 seconds, 67 gunshots killed four Kent State students. Nine others also suffered gun shot wounds, endangering their lives.The nine wounded have become the voices of the fallen in effort to share the...

Fender bender causes minor damage

Minor injuries were sustained in a Morris Road car accident at approximately 9 p.m., Tuesday.Lieutenant Mike Lewis of the Kent City Police said a Nissan SUV pulled out of Eagle’s Landing Apartment complex...

Flash Alerts and an example of a student’s tweet from the event last April when a shot was fired on Kent State’s campus.

Kent State searches to find relations between social media and crisis

Melissa Puppo January 15, 2015

Three Kent State professors received a grant to study how people use social media during crises. “When there is a crisis, for example an earthquake, hurricane or wildfire, what people want to do first...

Photo courtesy of J.R. Campbell.

KSU Fashion School director turns passion into reality with opening of “Wearable Spaces”

Melissa Puppo January 14, 2015

J.R. Campbell hopes to turn his background in digital textile printing into inspiration for the opening of his solo exhibit, “Wearable Spaces” at the Kent State School of Art’s Downtown Gallery.The...

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Fitness Diary: Week 7

Melissa Puppo February 26, 2014

Forget what I said about last week being my worst fitness week. This past week marked my worst to date — I worked out once and totally caved in with my eating habits. I went to Buffalo, N.Y. with my...

Make your snow day the perfect ‘10’

Melissa Puppo, Blythe Alspaugh January 27, 2014

Students are encouraged to stay indoors with the arrival of the freezing temperatures, but don’t let the weather ruin your day off. Here are ten fun things to do while stuck inside. Build a blanket fort...

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