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Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...

The Mill District mural by Emily Anne Buckingham and Joshua Bentley located at 300 N. Water St.

Kent Walking Tour highlights public art downtown

Brynne Mann Reporter March 19, 2021

The sky was full of dark gray clouds and raindrops sprinkled the sidewalk outside. Despite the weather, a young blonde woman stood between two buildings staring at a landscape painting of the same area. The...

Isabella “Zaz” Alvarino is the candidate for Senator for the College of the Arts for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Senators

Senator, College of the Arts Candidate: Isabella "Zaz" Alvarino Q: What is your platform? A: “I’m running for the students. I want to bridge the gap between the students and faculty. I want to run...

A screenshot of the introduction of the Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados on May 7, 2020. 

Student Multicultural Center celebrates graduates with virtual pre-commencement ceremony

The Student Multicultural Center recognized graduates and their achievements during the virtual Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados ceremony on Thursday. “Usually with Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración...

Native American group explores impact of Thanksgiving

Robyn Berardi November 17, 2018

Opposition of Thanksgiving from Robyn Berardi on Vimeo.For most Americans, Thanksgiving is a day to spend with family and reflect on what they are grateful for. However, for Native Americans, Thanksgiving...

Women’s Center to recognize notable female students

Faith Riggs March 16, 2018

10 women will be honored March 21 during the Women Center’s 4th annual SAGE Project Luncheon.“The whole point of the SAGE Project is to have a variety of stories that different women can relate to...

Cleveland Indians Roberto Perez, left, and Cody Allen celebrate a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Cleveland. The Indians set the American League record with 21 consecutive wins.

Kent State students have mixed reactions about Chief Wahoo removal

Austin Mariasy January 30, 2018

The Cleveland Indians announced Monday, Jan. 29 they will remove the controversial Chief Wahoo from its uniform starting in the 2019 season.The announcement has received mixed reactions. Many Cleveland...

Kent State group defends Native Americans after Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ comment

Kelsey Meszaros December 6, 2017

When President Donald Trump referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” during a White House event honoring Navajo veterans Nov. 27, many Native Americans, including members of Kent State's Native...

Jan Radar and Diana Ryman, attendees of the Womens Centers Quilling Workshop, put their skills to work during the event on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. 

Women’s Center holds quilling workshop and Native American discussion

Lyric Aquino February 9, 2017

In a meeting room within Kent State's Women's Center, 10 women gathered to discuss their affiliations with Native American heritage and learn how to quill — a type of paper rolling craft where folded...

Diversity in Entertainment

#OscarsSoWhite may be resolved, but calls for diversity remain

Erin Zaranec January 25, 2017

On Jan. 24, the Oscar nominations once again took over social media and, for the first time in two years, the #OscarsSoWhite trending hashtag didn’t accompany the list of nominations.Following two years...

Kent State Grads honored at annual Karamu Ya Wahitimu

Over 180 African, African American, Latino, Hispanic and Native American students celebrated their pre-commencement at the Karamu ceremony this past Saturday.“The Karamu Ceremony was inaugurated in 1995...

Sam Karam

Opinion: Everyone deserves to fight for a safe space

Samantha Karam November 18, 2015

This year, three days before Halloween, Yale University’s Intercultural Affairs Committee sent out an email encouraging students to think about how costumes like Native American headdresses, turbans...

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