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ROTC members move to online labs on Wednesday mornings during COVID-19.

The trouble for ROTC members caused by COVID-19

Bridget Lin Reporter April 14, 2020

With COVID-19 canceling important fundraising events, retreats, morning training, marches and in-person training, ROTC members take a hard hit with the difficult changes they have to deal with. Since...

Sophomore construction management major John Moes watches the perimeter during the ROTC’s tactics portion on Feb. 26, 2020. The mission took place in the woods next to Allerton Field and the plan was to conduct an attack.

ROTC members tackle the Platoon Attack and Lab

Bridget Lin Reporter March 5, 2020

Members of ROTC gather at 7 a.m. every Wednesday for hands-on experience labs that cover different plans and attacks. For the next seven weeks, senior cadets in ROTC will be leading members into the platoon...

More than just an international student

Brianna Canada Reporter February 11, 2020

MinJee Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea. She grew up in Goyang City, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, the same hometown as the famous Korean rapper Rap Monster. As a child, Kim was into sports such as...

ROTC members gather in the conference room to discuss plans for events, finances and what is going on on Jan. 30, 2020. 

Classes being held with ROTC bring more than just leadership skills

Bridget Lin Reporter January 31, 2020

Going into the first week of ROTC and coming back from summer, it isn’t expected that hardcore training is in there right away. “I didn’t think there would be screaming, yelling and even almost crying...

Kent State ROTC Army and Air Force members celebrate Veterans Day, Nov. 7 2019.

ROTC honors those who served at Veterans Day commemoration

Women and men in uniform stood together but in separate huddles near Kent State’s student green Thursday, Nov. 7 for the annual Veterans Day commemoration.Within one of those huddles, a group of students...

Faces of ROTC: Cadets aim to find balance

Mariah Hicks February 28, 2018

Seth McNutt, then a college freshman, sat at his desk in his “Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe “class when his phone began to ring. Trying to keep up with taking notes, he forwarded the call to...

A park ranger gives a tour of the Yorktown Battlefield when Kent States ARMY ROTC cadets visited the location to learn about warfare Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

Army ROTC cadets explore Yorktown Battlefield

Kathryn Monsewicz October 5, 2017

Senior Army ROTC cadets went to the historic Yorktown Battlefield Saturday to study the offensive and defensive tactics still used in modern warfare.The Siege of Yorktown secured American independence...

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