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This stone monument, part of the May 4th Memorial exhibit, stands with its side cracked open by a falling tree in the aftermath of a severe thunderstorm on Aug. 25, 2023.

Campus, Kent area sees damages from high winds, storms

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter August 26, 2023

Before Thursday, the May 4 Memorial and surrounding trees were bathed in sunlight right outside Taylor Hall. Friday, after Thursday night’s storm which carried into the early morning, the stone facade...

Damage from a tornado that touched down in Silver City, Mississippi, on Friday evening. MHP Greenwood

At least 23 dead after tornado-spawning storms roll through Mississippi. One town is ‘gone,’ resident says

CNN — At least 23 people were killed, dozens injured and four missing after powerful storms and at least one tornado pummeled Mississippi on Friday night, ripping roofs off homes, nearly leveling some...

2 dead, nearly 10,000 under evacuation orders as California floods intensify

CNN– At least two people have died as the result of the ongoing storm inundating California, and nearly 10,000 residents are under evacuation orders, officials said. Intense flooding has led to evacuation...

Tornadoes and severe winds strike central US as another round of rain and snow is set to pummel the West and North

CNN– As severe storms prompted at least nine tornado reports in parts of the central US, a barrage of snow, rain and harsh wind is forecast Monday in places from the West Coast to the Great Lakes, including...

Vehicles travel down South Water Street amid snowfall from winter storm Landon on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. 

City of Kent inflates resources to get ahead of Winter Storm Landon

Kelly Krabill Managing Editor February 3, 2022

The city of Kent prepared for Winter Storm Landon by beefing up staff, enforcing a parking ban and enduring longer shifts.Kent’s Fire Department expects more emergency-related calls so some employees...

University groundskeeper Dav Roso stands next to his university vehicle on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. Roso began his workday at 6 a.m. to help with the snow removal process following a 22-mile commute to campus. Although the university closed Kent State campuses on Thursday, university groundskeepers and operators were on campus to get ahead of snowfall from Winter Storm Landon.

Kent State groundskeeper gets a head start on snow removal process prior to Winter Storm Landon

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2022

Fresh white snow dusted over newly plowed roads and parking lots Thursday morning as Kent State carts, pickup trucks and snow plows navigated the slippery conditions to get ahead of the snowfall. Kent...

Students take shelter in the basement of Franklin Hall Thursday following a tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. 

National Weather Service issues tornado warning for Portage county, students seek shelter

Kent State students were advised to seek shelter following a tornado warning for Portage County and several other Northeast Ohio counties issued by the National Weather Service Thursday.The warning has...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

Mental Health KSU

Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

Kent State prioritizes Flash ALERTS in wake of tornado warning

David Williams April 21, 2018

On April 15, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Portage County. Kent State’s Emergency Alert System was quickly activated, and the tornado sirens blared. University Communications...

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