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President Todd Diacon sent an email press release requiring vaccinations for student, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses. 

Kent State announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement, plans for December deadline

Emma Andrus Reporter August 27, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.“As the delta...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

William (Bill) Ayres is a tenured political science professor and former vice provost of academic affairs at the University of Toledo.

University selects candidates for associate provost position

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 16, 2021

Two candidates were selected to move on to the next phase of the selection process for the position of associate provost for Academic Affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies.One candidate...

Kent State’s rating displayed on the Campus Pride Index website. 

Kent State named a top school in LGBTQ+ inclusivity by national organization

Bella Hagey Reporter November 14, 2020

Kent State has been named one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly campuses in the nation, according to Campus Pride, a national nonprofit organization.To evaluate colleges on how LGBTQ+ friendly they are, Campus...

COVID-19 by the numbers at Kent State

Annika Cronin Reporter September 3, 2020

As students return to campus, it brings up concern about COVID numbers rising. Kent State put up guidelines and restrictions to ensure safety for all students and staff while on campus, heavily enforcing...

A screenshot of a live forex trade from Kai Clemons. Dec. 5, 2019.

Forex: is it a scam?

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter December 5, 2019

Over the past semester, Forex, a foreign cryptocurrency exchange market, has taken over Kent State’s campus. Students from all over Kent State have been drawn to Forex because it is advertised as an...

Felix Kumah-Abiwu, founder of the Center of African Studies, at the launch in Oscar Ritchie room 230. Nov. 21, 2019.  

State of the African Economy lecture welcomes new Center for African Studies

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter November 22, 2019

“Today’s event is a dream,” Co-founder and Director of the new Center of African Studies, Felix Kumah-Abiwu, said.Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m., the Department of Pan-African Studies launched the...

A close up of the Microcystis cyanobacterial bloom in Maumee Bay, August 2019. Courtesy of Joseph Ortiz. 

Kent State researchers develop new way to observe Lake Erie algal blooms

Colleen Carroll Sciences reporter September 16, 2019

Scientists at Kent State have developed a new way of observing Lake Erie’s harmful algal blooms that could help improve studying the lake’s health.A team of graduate and undergraduate students led...

Kent States Clara Rodriguez Seto hits the ball forward as Miami (OH)s Paula Portugal prepares to block during the MAC Championship game at Murphy-Mellis Field Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. The RedHawks beat the Flashes, 2-1, in overtime.

New coach, returning players ready to lead field hockey team

Kathryn Rajnicek August 25, 2019

The Kent State University Field Hockey team is looking to bounce back following their season-ending loss in the Mid-American Conference championship game against Miami University.The Flashes have a new...

Kaitlin Bennett, a Kent State alumna and an organizer of the open-carry walk, stands behind Ohio State Highway Patrolmen as she talks with counterprotesters in the Schwartz Center parking lot on Sept. 29, 2018.

Kent State spends $65k for security measures during open-carry event

Laina Yost and Brandon Bounds October 8, 2018

President Beverly Warren announced on Monday afternoon that Kent State spent $65,000 on security measures for last month’s open–carry walk.Kent State University Police, Kent City Police and the Ohio...

Men’s rugby still looking for first win

Kyle Samec September 23, 2015

After moving up to Division 1-AA, and finally getting a new head coach, the men's rugby team is ready for the season and has plans to show not only Ohio, but the nation, that they are a legitimate rugby...

OSU tops Virginia Tech, 42-24, in season opener

David Briggs September 8, 2015

Shortly after 8 on Monday night, as a wave of hurt-your-ears noise crashed through the Shenandoah Valley, the biggest question of the college football offseason got its answer.Cardale Jones took the first...

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