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Members of Devo, from left, Bob Mothersbaugh, Josh Freese, Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh attend an event in Los Angeles in January 2011. 

Kent State-born Devo up for nomination at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2021 nominees Wednesday morning, with Kent State’s Devo making the list for a second time. The new wave, punk band is one of 15 other artists nominated this...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Nominees

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 nominees announced

Lisa Respers France, CNN February 11, 2021

 (CNN) -- Go ahead and brush the "Dirt Off Your Shoulder," the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are a "Tapestry" of "Simply The Best."If you haven't guessed yet, Jay-Z, Carole King and Tina...

Kent State announced it is implementing mandatory COVID-19 testing on campus. 

Kent State implements mandatory COVID-19 testing for spring semester

Kent State announced it will implement mandatory COVID-19 testing in the spring semester for students living on campus, students working on campus and students registered for in-person courses, according...

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 29: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard operate a mobile COVID-19 test center on the grounds of Miller Park on October 29, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wisconsin recently reported a seven-day average positivity rate of 27.2%, the highest infection rate to date for the state. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The US reported its second-highest number of new Covid-19 cases on Election Day, with more than 91,000 infections

By Christina Maxouris, CNN November 4, 2020

  (CNN) -- The US recorded 91,530 new Covid-19 infections on the day many Americans cast their ballots, adding to a series of staggering case numbers reported within just the past week.The country's...

Iris Meltzer, President of the League of Women Voters of Ohio. 

How to have a voting plan

Kandra Hill Reporter November 1, 2020

With Election Day on Tuesday, over 85 million Americans have already voted according to the United States Election Project. Those who haven’t voted yet have a few voting options at their disposal. Voting...

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Kaitlyn Finchler September 4, 2020

[From left to right] Freshmen political science majors Emma MacNiven, Sarah Mowder and freshman exploratory major Sara Pritchard hold signs in front of the Rock on Front Campus at a Black Lives Matter...

Kent State alumni from Devo up for nomination at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Vanessa Gresley December 5, 2018

Music fans only have a few more days to vote for Devo, the groundbreaking rock band formed out of Kent State, who are up for nomination at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Voting is open until Sunday, Dec....

JMC finalizes plans for new Rolling Stone course

Molly Spillman March 27, 2017

With registration for Kent State's upcoming fall semester starting Monday, the faculty of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) are putting the final touches on the new Rolling Stone magazine...

David Boyd, lead singer of the band New Politics, performs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum during the 30th anniversary event for Alternative Press Magazine on July 21, 2015.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opens new exhibit to honor Alternative Press Magazine

Jenna Kuczkowski July 22, 2015

Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened a new exhibit Tuesday in honor of Alternative Press’ 30th anniversary this year as a music magazine.Alternative Press, a Cleveland-based alternative rock...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates new inductees Saturday

Pearline Young April 19, 2015

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News on the go: April 11, 2014

Matt Merchant April 10, 2014

Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens joined the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night. The ceremony was held in Brooklyn’s...

Nirvana, Kiss, Gabriel in rock hall

David Bauder April 10, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Nirvana, which changed music and fashion in the 1990s with the punk rock-inspired grunge sound, is joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a class with Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Hall...

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