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Opinion: Addiction doesn’t exclude

Skye McEowen October 19, 2016

Sitting in my room, I hear a door downstairs shut. For some reason, I feel my heartbeat quicken and a faint dropping sensation in my stomach. Dread sets in, just over a roommate leaving for class.It’s...

Storms crash Blastoff

Jimmy Miller, Skye Mceowen August 28, 2016

Stormy skies and an eventual rain shower cut short Kent State’s annual back-to-school “Blastoff” event, the finale of this year’s Welcome Weekend.Undergraduate Student Government president Sam...

Opinion: Tradition can grow from tragedy

Skye McEowen May 3, 2016

“Don’t get shot,” someone said to me when my 17-year-old self told them I would be attending Kent State in fall 2013. I laughed awkwardly, not exactly knowing how to respond to something that—though...

Emergency crews tend to Thirupathi Vakiti after he was struck by a car on East Summit Street near the Kent State Student Center on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

Student struck by vehicle on Summit Street

Skye McEowen April 5, 2016

A Kent State student who was hit by a car at the intersection of Risman Drive and Summit Street and was taken to University Hospitals Portage Medical Center.The victim's roommate identified him as Thirupathi...

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown speaks to a group of students in Connie Schultz’s Writing Across Platforms class on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. KentWired Files.

Sen. Sherrod Brown says he doesn’t want to be VP

Skye McEowen March 30, 2016

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown talked to Kent State students Wednesday about the climate in the Senate, the possible outcomes of the election and his stance on potentially becoming vice president.“I’ve...

Gov. John Kasich speaks to a crowd of supporters at the Lou Higgins Recreation Center in Berea, Ohio after winning the Ohio Primary election Tuesday, March 15, 2016 .

A win at home: Kasich takes Ohio

Skye McEowen March 15, 2016

In the white, brown and gold gym at Baldwin Wallace University, Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s campaign staff, volunteers and attendees gathered to see him celebrate his win in the Ohio primary election.Kasich...

The Center for Visual Arts on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. The building has been delayed until the spring of 2017 after asbestos was found in older parts of the building. 

Still in progress: Architecture and Advancement on schedule, Art falls behind

Skye McEowen January 20, 2016

Kent State’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design and Institutional Advancement buildings follow the normal schedule to completion, while the Center for Visual Arts will be behind. CAED...

Police identify downtown shooting victim

Skye McEowen October 22, 2015

The Kent Police Department identified the victim of Saturday morning’s downtown shooting as Reco Clinkscales Jr., 24, of Cleve- land, who sustained a gunshot wound and is still being treated for his...

Students and parents gather around the new campus branch of PNC Bank at the Kent State Student Center to get information and set up accounts on Aug. 27, 2015. A table has been set up next to it to aid in helping students and parents. The branch officially opened August 3.

Kent State adjusts to new PNC Bank service

Skye McEowen August 30, 2015

As fall semester begins, students and faculty are adjusting to changes made at Kent State over the summer, including the university's new banking service PNC Bank.Previously Huntington Bank, the change...

Muslim Student Association Workshop teaches tolerance, understanding of May 4

Skye McEowen May 4, 2015

Students, faculty and community members gathered to discuss the way Islam is perceived in today’s local and global society in a workshop sponsored by the Muslim Student Association and the May 4 Task...

A candle, representing Yom HaShoah, the Day of the Holocaust Remembrance, sits on top of a book outside the M.A.C Center on April 16, 2015. The book, containing the six million names of those who were killed during the Holocaust.

Students gather in solidarity for the dead – Remembering the Holocaust

Skye McEowen April 16, 2015

Kent State fraternity honors dead for Holocaust Remembrance Day from on Vimeo.To honor and remember those lost during the Holocaust, students gathered at the M.A.C. Center to read names for...

Novelist shares humor, wisdom at Kent State

Skye McEowen March 18, 2015

Life is always interesting when one immigrates to the United States, and for novelist Gary Shteyngart, his story was no different.In the Kiva on Wednesday night, Shteyngart shared snippets of his life...

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