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House Democrats’ stimulus check plan would exclude families earning more than $200,000

By Katie Lobosco, CNN February 9, 2021

(CNN) -- House Democrats have rejected a Republican proposal to significantly narrow eligibility for further stimulus payments and are moving forward with legislation that would provide $1,400 stimulus...

USG President Tiera Moore

Kent State enacts policy for painting campus rock

Emma Andrus Reporter January 28, 2021

A new Kent State policy went into effect Jan. 11 that is intended to set some rules around how the Front Campus rock is used and painted, following a series of messages in September that included “White...

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 29: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard operate a mobile COVID-19 test center on the grounds of Miller Park on October 29, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wisconsin recently reported a seven-day average positivity rate of 27.2%, the highest infection rate to date for the state. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The US reported its second-highest number of new Covid-19 cases on Election Day, with more than 91,000 infections

By Christina Maxouris, CNN November 4, 2020

  (CNN) -- The US recorded 91,530 new Covid-19 infections on the day many Americans cast their ballots, adding to a series of staggering case numbers reported within just the past week.The country's...

OPINION: Being friends with those who share different opinions

Ross McDonnell Columnist October 13, 2020

Very few people are going to agree with exactly what you say or exactly what you think throughout your lifetime, regardless of the issue. More importantly, being able to get along with those you disagree...

Faculty senate passes grade-replacement policy

Sydney Purtee February 23, 2019

The Faculty Senate unanimously passed a new policy that allows Kent State students to retake upper division courses and replace their grade. The current policy allows students to retake lower division...

Our View: Late-add policy restricts independence

Editorial Staff January 24, 2016

The Kent Stater reported last week that the university has created a new registration policy requiring class professors to approve students after the first week of classes. From 11:59 p.m. Sunday and moving...

Keeping up with the AAUP negotiations

Megan Hermensky October 4, 2015

Kent State tenure track faculty negotiations remain unresolved on Sept. 2, prompting federal mediation services to be requested by Kent State and its chapter of the American Association of University Professors.According...

Kent State announces Friday closure due to cold temps

Tyler Trill and Katie Nix February 19, 2015

Students endure cold temperatures on campus from on Vimeo.With Thursday’s high temperature being in the single digits and the wind chill being in the negative teens, Kent State elected...

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Resident Services to begin enforcing roommate policy

Josh Yager August 8, 2014

To accommodate a larger than usual incoming freshman class, Residence Services will be enforcing an existing policy that requires most resident assistants to have a roommate.Jill Church, director of Residence...

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