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Firefighters extinguish a building of Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) after a rocket attack in Kharkiv, Ukraines second-largest city, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russias assault on Kharkiv, Ukraines second largest city, continued Wednesday, with a Russian strike hitting the regional police and intelligence headquarters, according to the Ukrainian state emergency service. (AP Photo/Andrew Marienko)

History behind Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, explained by Kent State experts

Lynn Vandrasik , Reporter March 2, 2022

Editor's Note: The following story was updated to specify the roles of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as it relates to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  In the early hours...

President Todd Diacon (middle) accepts the Presidential Medal from Nicholas Kollar (left) and Ralph M. Della Ratta (right) during the inauguration ceremony on Nov. 1, 2019.

KSU President Todd Diacon granted 2% raise, contract extension

Emma Andrus Reporter October 6, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve a raise and contract extension for President Todd Diacon at its Sept. 15 meeting. Chair of the board, Shawn Riley, said the board conducts an annual review...

US President Joe Biden gives a press conference after the NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

President Biden heads to Geneva for Putin showdown after shoring up western support

Kevin Liptak, CNN June 15, 2021

 (CNN) -- President Joe Biden flew to Geneva on Tuesday ahead of lengthy and contentious talks with Vladimir Putin, the capstone on a European tour designed to show western solidarity ahead of the...

Senior Megan Carter [31] scores a basket making the score 18-12 against Miami University on Sat. Feb. 22, 2020. Kent State University won 80-75 against Miami University.

Women’s basketball hangs on to beat Miami at home

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 22, 2020

With 4:58 to go, redshirt senior guard Megan Carter grabbed her 10th rebound, achieving her first career double-double in Kent State’s 80-75 win over Miami on Senior Day.“I actually surprised myself...

The process in selecting and deciding if and when the program receives CCNE accreditation. The cycle repeats every 10 years.

College of Nursing Granted 10-year Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation

Lexi Marco November 28, 2018

Hard work, time, effort and a strong-willed passion drive Kent State’s College of Nursing to its success each year. This year, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) granted Kent State’s...

Sophomore botany major Raleigh Schofield with one of her geckos

Apartment life offers opportunity to own pets

Natalie Esuebio March 1, 2018

Some Kent State students living off campus choose to bring pets into their apartments as companions.While some apartments in Kent do not allow furry friends in their complexes, plenty of apartments welcome...

Andrew Ohl is a junior history major and columnist for The Kent Stater. 

Opinion: Assessing the consequences of the American empire

Andrew Ohl Kent State College Democrats March 16, 2016

Today marks the five-year anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973, which gave the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) the authority to protect civilians under threat...

Haoran Li is a junior communications studies major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. He can be reached at

Opinion: Ukraine, the dilemma of external and domestic affairs

Haoran Li March 3, 2014

Ukraine’s president, Viktor Yanukovych, was ousted from power several days ago.The country’s recent political uprising can be traced back to November last year, after Yanukovych had decided to have...

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