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Travel to Mexico during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

CNN staff November 27, 2021

Editor's note: Coronavirus cases remain high across the globe. Health officials caution that travel increases your chances of getting and spreading the virus. Staying home is the best way to stem transmission....

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International students at Stark struggle with connections during pandemic

Jessica Cobb Reporter November 19, 2020

Pablo Castillo, a senior music technology major from Mexico City, always dreamed of someday going to college in the U.S. His love for music and the art that music creates, he said, is what connected him...

Kent State Stark goes global to create friendships

Jessica Cobb Regionals/Teaching reporter September 18, 2020

High school students will have the opportunity to deepen social bonds, develop intellectual networking, and heighten awareness of global issues at the International Friends Conversation Partner Program...

Joseph Underwood

Kent State professor selected for Tyson Scholars Program

A Kent State professor has been selected for the Tyson Scholars Program at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for spring 2020. The award has a cash prize of $21,000.Joseph Underwood, an assistant...

Cleveland Public Theatre celebrates 15th annual Day of the Dead

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter November 3, 2019

There’s Halloween, and then there’s Día de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead.Family and friends gather to celebrate the lives of their loved ones during Day of the Dead, rather than celebrating...

Deal reached to end GM strike

Originally Published: 16 OCT 19 11:37 ETUpdated: 16 OCT 19 12:04 ET     (CNN) -- Negotiators from General Motors and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative deal to end a 31-day strike...

Attendees at the first Cultural Cafe of the semester enjoyed cultural presentations and samples of authentic Mexican cuisine, Sept. 18, 2019. 

International Student and Scholar Services hosts first Cultural Cafe

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 18, 2019

Kent State’s Cultural Cafe has much more to offer than your average cafe.Hosted by the International Student and Scholar Services at the Office of Global Education, the presentations at the event focused...

The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors this past weekend, the first work stoppage in the US auto industry in 12 years.

Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America’s biggest automaker

Chris Isidore, CNN Business September 16, 2019

 Originally Published: 16 SEP 19 00:00 ETUpdated: 16 SEP 19 12:26 ET    (CNN) -- The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors Sunday night, the first work stoppage in the...

Melissa Perez, junior nursing major, writes “Proud to be Dominican” in chalk on Risman Plaza during SALSAs “Proud to be_____” chalking event on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

‘I am Proud to Be’ honors student diversity during Hispanic Heritage Month

Eden Kraus September 18, 2017

"I am Proud to Be," an event held by the Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) Monday on Risman Plaza, encouraged students to celebrate their differences and individuality.The event is a part...

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Opinion: Immigration policy alternatives in the U.S.

Jacob Tabler Kent State College Republicans March 30, 2016

Immigration policy in the United States continues to be a divisive issue between Republicans and Democrats. The debate on how to solve this problem has been going on for decades, and this election is no...

International students express thoughts about American Halloween traditions

Kaitlin Walker October 29, 2015

To some, Halloween is a given in America. Most Americans dress up, carve pumpkins and go to a haunted house or two. The shocking part is that Americans are the only culture who celebrate like this.Although...


Associated Press January 29, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen...

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