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Top 7 Kent State workouts

Madison Goerl, Reporter April 21, 2022

Exercise rates have continued to drop even after a 2018 study that found only 23% of adults in the U.S. meet physical activity guidelines. With a rise in nationwide obesity rates, the U.S. faces a greater...

Get Hired: a guide to on-campus employment

Sophie Young Reporter September 19, 2021

When freshmen and sophomores arrive on Kent State campus, many realize they need a job as start-of-semester expenses start to add up. Hundreds of them will end up working on-campus, but they must first...

Map of the path taken for the Black Squirrel 5k. 

Kent State Recreational Services to host annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 8, 2021

After having the event for the past nine years in-person, Kent State will host its annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually this year due to COVID-19.The event will take place April 4 through April 10, and...

Hand sanitizing station at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

How to exercise at home

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home order has changed daily lives and routines for everyone. Without the gym environment or equipment to use, it can be challenging to work out regularly and...

The KSU Divison 1 club hockey team defends against IUP. Jan. 31, 2020.

Spring semester club sports suspended

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter November 22, 2020

All Kent State club sports for the spring semester have been suspended, effective Jan. 1.The decision was announced by university Recreational Services on the department’s Twitter account Friday afternoon“All...

Coach Zack Nowack talks with the Kent State D3 Ice Hockey team at the Kent State Ice Arena. Sept. 19, 2019. 

KSU, local hockey teams struggle with ice arena closure

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 22, 2020

The closing of the Kent State Ice Arena has left Kent State University and other hockey and figure skating teams in limbo. The facility was closed indefinitely Sept. 25 as part of the university’s plan...

10/6/16 Flashfleet

Recreational Services adds new technology to Flashfleet bikes

Nicole Zahn October 5, 2016

Now on its third-generation of Flashfleet bikes, Kent State's Department of Recreational Services has advanced the technology of bikes over the past year for a more convenient experience.Kent State introduced...

Rec Center to open disc golf course Sunday

Alex Klukaszewski September 18, 2014

Kent State's Recreation and Wellness Center will hold a disc golf tournament to officially open its new course this Sunday after an opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Although the history of disc golf is relatively...

Rec center celebrates 15th anniversary Saturday

Hannah Reed April 4, 2014

The Student Recreation and Wellness Center will celebrate its 15-year anniversary Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. The center opened in April 1999.Recreational Services marketing coordinator Abby Millsaps...

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