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Main Street Kent hosts annual 5k run

Abigail Forbes, TV2 Special Assignment Reporter April 22, 2023

Main Street Kent hosted its annual MSK 5K run Saturday. Despite the rainy conditions, participants were able to join in for a fun run and walk that started and ended on the Portage Hike and Bike Trail...

Opinion: critical race theory debate separates patriots from propagandists

Catie Pusateri, Opinion Writer April 15, 2022

Sugarcoating our country’s history — or blatantly ignoring it — is not the patriotic act some Republican lawmakers want to believe it is. The recent outcry among conservatives against critical race...

Eboné Bell gives a presentation on achieving diversity without tokenizing in the Kiva on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Bell spoke to students after being invited to the event organized by Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government and Panhellenic Council.

Keynote Speaker Eboné Bell encourages students to create inclusive, diverse spaces on campus 

Morgan McGrath, Reporter March 16, 2022

“Diversity is the future. That is a fact. You will not be able to get away from that.” Eboné Bell, a social justice activist, spoke these words to Kent State students in the KIVA Tuesday during...

When students keep their cameras off, the professor may see a screen full of blank boxes. However, assuming theyve turned their cameras off because theyre not paying attention is unfair. There are many legitimate reasons for wanting to keep their cameras off, such as those listed here. 

OPINION: Professors, it’s time to rethink that mandatory cameras-on policy

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer March 4, 2021

I know, I know. Professors who adopt cameras-on policies for their online classes are usually well-intentioned.They want to make sure we’re understanding the material and engaged. They want to give...

Democrats working on legislation to provide $3,000 payments per child amid pandemic

(CNN) -- House Democrats are working on drafting legislation proposed by President Joe Biden that would direct the IRS to send recurring monthly payments to American families to expand the child tax credit,...

New student organization Two or More gives multiracial and multicultural students a place to talk about their experiences

Kimmy Daniels Reporter January 30, 2020

Multicultural and multiracial students have the opportunity to come together and pot plants in a celebration of Valentine’s Day.Two or More is a new student-led organization on campus with a goal to...

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OPINION: Smollett incident is indicative of other problems

Alex Cala February 22, 2019

With the rise of social media has come the era of instant judgement; no longer can someone simply read about a major event or trend and let their thoughts gestate a little.Instead, after this person ingests...

Participants start the Black Squirrel 5K outside the Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center Saturday, April 14, 2018.

450 participants wake up early for eighth annual Black Squirrel 5K

Shelbie Goulding April 14, 2018

The Student Wellness and Recreation Center lobby could not have been more crowded Saturday morning, as approximately 450 participants arrived at 7 a.m. to register for their spots in the eighth annual...

Annual Run the World 5K race to offer $1,000 scholarship

Eden Kraus September 7, 2017

The third annual Run the World 5k race is set to kick off at Risman Plaza Saturday, Sept. 9.Anyone is eligible to sign up for the race, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants have a chance to win a...

Mark Buzzy , a junior business management major, crosses the finish line during the first race of the Freedom Run Series on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Buzzy placed first with a time of 18:37.

5K honors former ROTC student killed in Afghanistan

Jessica Barone May 1, 2016

Kent State’s ROTC program hosted its first race of the Freedom Run Series this past Saturday. The White Hot 5K serves as a race to honor and celebrate the life and service of Ashley White-Stumpf, a...

Dr. Umar Johnson speaks on Pan-Africanism and addresses his controversial views regarding homosexuality during his speech at the KIVA on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

Umar Johnson speaks on race, education

Nicholas Garisto February 9, 2016

Umar Johnson, self proclaimed ‘Prince of Pan-Africanism’, spoke on the relationship between African-Americans and the cultural United States at the Kiva Monday night.“Black America is at a crossroads...

Bob Vitalis talks to students and faculty members about his new book, White World Order, Black Power Politics, in Oscar Ritchie Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.

Final Safe Spaces of semester discusses race relations

Cameron Gorman November 18, 2015

The most recent installment of Kent State’s Safe Spaces series was more than just a presentation to those attending: It was a timely discussion of race, its place in history and a platform for student...

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