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One credit health class gives students opportunity to learn self defense

Skylar Edington , Reporter March 22, 2023

From pilates to yoga, the physical wellness and sports department offers many one credit courses students of any major can take. For students looking for a workout and the opportunity to learn practical...

Pamela Hickey is a yoga instructor at Kent State University. 

Kent State continues to offer all fitness classes virtually due to pandemic

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 25, 2021

When the university shut down due to COVID-19 last March, all classes were shifted to the virtual environment. During the fall and spring semesters when some classes returned in person, all fitness classes...

Ron Jones, a member of the Akron-Canton Proud Boys, tends to their table that displays a collection of guns.

O’Rourke calls for change during campus visit

Wearing a gray and yellow Kent State hat, U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke addressed a crowd on Risman Plaza Wednesday evening. The presidential candidate talked on issues ranging from gun control to...

Kent Police Officer Vance Voyles prepares to teach an ALICE training class Wednesday, Feb. 20.

ALICE training workshops teach emergency preparedness tips

Connor Everett February 23, 2019

When you’re in a lecture in a room with a single exit and hear what you believe to be gunshots outside the room, how do you go about guaranteeing the safety of you and your classmates? Kent’s A.L.I.C.E....

Lauren Dangel, a freshman communication studies major, hits Brian Bowles using the technique he taught those in attendance of the self-defense class.

Students learn valuable skills during self-defense class

Chyenne Tatum October 27, 2017

An attack can happen at any place and time, which is why students were preparing for the unexpected before it happens during a self-defense class on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.Kayla Powell, a freshman human...

Ways to stay safe

Kelsey Meszaros October 4, 2017

After being named the 11th safest campus in the nation by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Kent State is still promoting self-defense education opportunities and encouraging students,...

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