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Delta-8 displays of products, found at one of the FlashVapes locations on East Main Street.

Delta-8: marijuana alternative widespread across nation

Alton Northup, Reporter April 18, 2023

Students are getting legal highs through delta-8 THC as marijuana remains illegal at the federal level and on campus. Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which made hemp legal, products containing...

Students to showcase varying research topics at annual symposium

Lauryn Tadda, Reporter April 13, 2023

The annual Undergraduate Research Symposium allows students to showcase their research in one digestible document. Students present to judges from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Student Center and will be...

Kent State hosts Q&A webinar for faculty, staff ahead of fall semester

Emma Andrus Reporter August 21, 2021

Kent State held a virtual town hall for faculty and staff Thursday to answer questions and concerns related to the fall 2021 semester.Panelists included Peggy Shadduck, vice president for regional campuses...

2020 Graduate Caroline Henneman

Caroline Henneman, who graduated in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations, is pursuing a juris doctorate degree through the University of Cincinnati. Henneman said she looks forward...

Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...


Drew Angerer March 4, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin exits the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after meeting with McConnell and Vice President Mike Pence at the U.S. Capitol on May...

Almost a third of people with mild Covid-19 still battle symptoms months later, study find

Almost a third of people with ‘mild’ Covid-19 still battle symptoms months later, study finds

(CNN) -- It's been almost a year since Michael Reagan, 50, came down with Covid-19."I woke up first thing in the morning and I felt really hot and out of breath," he said, recalling the morning of March...

Washington state COVID protesters

Karen Ducey April 21, 2020

OLYMPIA, WA - APRIL 19: Gubernatorial candidate and anti-tax activist Tim Eyman speaks during a 'Hazardous Liberty! Defend the Constitution!' rally to protest the stay-at-home order at the Capitol building...

CDC confirms 15th case of coronavirus in America

Shelby Reeves Reporter February 13, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] has confirmed the 15th case of coronavirus in the U.S. The patient is in quarantine in Texas after an evacuation of Americans from Wuhan.The coronavirus,...

Valerie and her mom, Irene

I am the daughter of immigrants

Valerie Royzman September 4, 2019

He was like a washing machine, my dad.Cycling through tasks, moving mindlessly, over and over. He worked at Parker Steel Inc. in the daytime, returned home to eat and sleep, then drove to his second job...

Kent State replaced their old tampon and pad dispensers in the ladies room with bright red dispensers in the ladies room on Main Campus.

USG creates survey to help keep free menstrual products

Molly Heideman February 15, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) created a survey for students to provide data for university funding of The Period Project.The Period Project is a collaboration between USG and the Women’s...

Uncovering the mystery that is Public Health

Abigail Winternitz April 24, 2017

At Kent State, there are multiple areas of study in medical and health fields and many of those health fields fall under the College of Public Health (CPH).CPH works to prepare students at all stages of...

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