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A group of nursing students at their clinicals. (from left to right) Hannah Schweier, Reese McCrann, Hannah Stark, Alex Harris, Leah Krajewski, Emily Lippe, Chloe Sickman, Nicole Cannon

Kent State University’s nursing program focuses on self-care

Sydney Pendergast, Reporter June 17, 2022

The Kent State nursing program is the highest-ranked program in northern Ohio. Even after the pandemic, both students and professors continue to keep morale and retention up. The program focuses on...

Redshirt freshman forward VonCameron Davis (1) dribbles the ball towards the net during the mens basketball game on Nov. 30, 2021. Kent State beat Point Park University 107-41.

Men’s basketball game against Cleveland State canceled

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 17, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball game against Cleveland State University has been canceled after positive COVID-19 cases within the Viking’s program. The game was set to be played on Tuesday in a doubleheader...

Senior forward Luisa Knapp moves the ball during a Kent State field hockey match.

Coming to America: How Kent State field hockey has created an international atmosphere

Jacob Hansen Reporter December 15, 2021

Freshman Jersey Hasenbos had graduated from high school in the Netherlands before she had even heard of Kent State or thought about playing field hockey in the United States.  Now she’s an up-and-coming...

Kent State university announces COVID-19 plan for spring semester

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 13, 2021

Kent State University announced its COVID-19 plans for the 2022 spring semester in an email to students, faculty and staff Monday.Face coverings will still be required in all university buildings. It is...

Kent State COVID-19 vaccine exemptions as of Oct. 29. 2021. 

Kent State’s COVID-19 plan for the 2022 spring semester

Haley Kisling Reporter December 6, 2021

Kent State is planning for a full array of in-person classes where faculty can meet with students, testing for unvaccinated individuals will take place and people will have to still wear masks inside. “Those...

Where to get a COVID-19 booster shot in Kent

Natalia Hernandez Maceira Reporter December 4, 2021

COVID-19 booster shots are now available to everyone 18 years or older. There are several locations in Kent which provide the COVID-19 booster shot, such as:DeWeese Health Center, 1500 Eastway Dr.University...

Head coach Sean Lewis rings the Starner Victory Bell to celebrate the Kent State Football team beating Miami University and advancing to the MAC championship.

49 years in the making: A Kent State football MAC Championship preview

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor December 2, 2021

It has been 49 years since the Kent State football team won its first and only MAC Championship. The Flashes came close in 2012, winning their first East Division title and advancing to the MAC Championship...

Flu season is upon us and COVID-19 is still surging. The viruses have similar symptoms, but there are a few different ones.

Fighting the flu season with COVID-19 lurking

Haley Kisling Reporter November 23, 2021

Campus life brings people together, and all the togetherness can create many opportunities for respiratory illnesses, such as the flu, to spread. Some people are concerned as the flu season arrives with...

Anonymous users on Yik Yak share their feelings as the semester winds down. 

“Burnt-out”: college students experience mental health decline

Morgan McGrath Reporter Natalia Hernandez Maceira Reporter November 20, 2021

College students nationwide are feeling the pressure of returning to in-person classes as demand for access to mental health services has been at an all-time high. Campus administrations attempt to accommodate...

Junior Katie Shumate shoots against John Carrol University, one of many baskets made in the winning game of 101-40 on Wed. Nov. 18, 2021.

Women’s basketball 3-0 for the first time in 11 years after completely dismantling John Carroll

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter November 18, 2021

For the first time since 2000, Kent State’s women’s basketball team (3-0) scored in triple digits as they defeated Division III’s John Carroll University (2-0). The final score was 101-40.“Real...

University officials discuss vaccination requirements, exemptions, repercussions at town hall meeting

Emma Andrus Reporter Alexandra Golden Reporter November 17, 2021

As the Dec. 20 deadline approaches for Kent State’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement, a panel of university representatives discussed details of the requirement and information about exemptions at a...

Investment apps find an audience among college students

Joyleah Odom Reporter November 17, 2021

College students might have the chance to see a representative from Robinhood on their college campus. In September, the online investing brokerage announced that they would be going on a campus tour....

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