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Wang Yi, top foreign policy adviser to Chinese President Xi Jinping, speaks at the Munich Security Conference on February 18. (Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

China says it will propose peace plan for Ukraine, as chief diplomat refers to conflict as “warfare”

Xiaofei Xu and Cristiana Moisescu, CNN February 18, 2023

CNN– Beijing is ready to present its peace proposition for Ukraine, its top diplomat announced Saturday at the Munich Security Conference, in a rare remark that referred to the Ukraine conflict as a...

Carnaby Street Style announced their closing on Instagram.

Changes to Downtown Kent 2020-2021

Chloe Zofchak Reporter April 28, 2021

Kent is known for being the college town with a tight-knit community of students, families, businesses and more. People come from near and far towns to enjoy the scenery and frequent social events Kent...

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...

Emily Hervol is the assistant director of admissions at Kent State University. 

Virtual campus tours to be offered alongside in-person tours

Madison Knaack Reporter February 21, 2021

After COVID-19 put a halt to in person tours on campus, Emily Hervol, assistant director of admissions, said Kent State’s admissions office wanted to offer a different way prospective students and...

Photo courtesy of Nastasha Bastrakov.

Kwench Juice Cafe opens in downtown Kent

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 19, 2021

COVID-19 has heavily impacted establishments in downtown Kent and beyond. But while some shops have shut their doors for good, others have opened their doors for the very first time. Kwench Juice Cafe,...

Students work on filling their baskets for the Peace Basket Project in 2018. 

The Peace Basket Project prepares for 23rd year

Gina Butkovich Sports editor December 4, 2019

Twenty three years ago, the Professional Women of KSU, a group on campus, started the Peace Basket Project. The Professional Women of KSU is no longer a group on campus, but the Peace Basket Project has...

A player looks to pass at the International Day of Peace soccer tournament on Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Kent State plays for peace

Krista Renaldo September 24, 2018

Kent State brought international students, alumni, staff and scholars together to celebrate peace through sport at the International Day of Peace soccer tournament on Saturday.Sept. 21 is a day that the...

Photo courtesy of Facebook

Julio Pino addresses alleged ISIS ties

Alyssa Schmitt January 21, 2016

After reports arose of an FBI investigation occurring earlier this week, associate history professor Julio Pino is continuing his lectures at Kent State University.Pino gave a statement during a press...

Women’s Activism workshop centers on listening, healing

Skye McEowen May 3, 2015

Females from all walks of life got together in the Student Center on Saturday to speak about women’s activism, how they perceive it and how it relates to the events of May 4 at the May 4 Task Force’s...

Bruce Walton is the opinions editor. Contact him at

Opinion: World War III may be closer than you’d think, but not what you’d expect

Bruce Walton March 18, 2015

Many may believe we live in a time filled with war. As millennials, we all have grown up with war.Contrary to belief, we are actually living in one of the most peaceful time periods of human history. I’m...

Alexis Wohler is a junior journalism major. Contact her at

Opinion: Knowing peace through God

Alexis Wohler March 8, 2015

How many college students struggle to feel a sense of peace? Peace within and with themselves, peace with friends, colleagues and classmates. Peace with classwork and homework, not to mention with projects,...

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