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A man looks at his bedroom after the winds of Hurricane Fiona tore the roof off his house in Loiza, Puerto Rico, on Sunday.

Hurricane Fiona causing ‘catastrophic’ flooding in Puerto Rico as the territory remains without power

Dakin Andone, Haley Brink and Melissa Alonso, CNN September 18, 2022

(CNN) -- Hurricane Fiona made landfall along the extreme southwestern coast of Puerto Rico, near Punta Tocon, at 3:20 p.m. ET Sunday with winds of 85 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. The...

Santiago, free throws see Kent State through comeback win at WMU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 16, 2021

The Kent State men’s basketball team trailed Western Michigan University by as much as 11 and could not seem to find its bearings in the first half.In the second half, though, the Flashes’ shooting...

DoorDash driver Brandon Mendez, a senior finance major at Kent State, drops off a no-contact order on Sept. 17, 2020. He places the order in front of the customer’s door, takes a picture of the delivered food, knocks on the door and walks back to his car ready to complete the next order.

College students working for DoorDash as a flexible “side hustle”

Josie Thomas Jobs and money reporter September 25, 2020

DoorDash, a food delivery service, could be a great potential side job for students working through college, offering relaxed hours and at least minimum wage.Brandon Mendez, a senior finance major at Kent...

Audrey Seifert with her dogs Koko and Bruno. Courtesy of Audrey Seifert. 

Finding the right apartment for your pets

Megan Becker Reporter September 20, 2020

Many apartments near Kent State are pet friendly and allow students to bring their pets for a monthly fee. The majority of the apartments listed on the Kent State website allow pets, with the exception...

The 2017 Puerto Rico trip group poses in Rican, Puerto Rico. 2017.

Puerto Rico surf trip planned for spring break

Hannah Burkey Reporter February 9, 2020

Kent State students have a chance to go on an exotic spring break surfing trip to the town of Rican, Puerto Rico, through the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center.“It’s beach themed....

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

‘I was non-stop Juuling up a storm’: 10 college students on their vaping addictions

By Eric Levenson, CNN September 15, 2019

Originally Published: 15 SEP 19 03:22 ETUpdated: 15 SEP 19 11:18 ET    (CNN) -- The CDC, FDA, White House and a who's who of officials in suits want young people to stop using e-cigarettes amid a mysterious...

Matthew Olienechak

Opinion: Puerto Rico is a territory ignored

Matthew Olienechak October 4, 2017

Puerto Rico still bleeds.More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the already impoverished territory, the island still struggles to restore electricity to its populace. Food and medicine remain...

Drew Taylor

Opinion: Trump fails Puerto Rico, people in need

Drew Taylor October 1, 2017

A few weeks ago, I published a column about the destruction Hurricane Harvey brought to the southern United States, particularly the Houston metropolitan area. My point for writing the column was to show...

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