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A Home Away From Home: Caribbean student group looks for renewed representation at Kent State

Brianna Camp Reporter April 28, 2021

SOCA is back and ready for action. Founded in 2017, the Student Organization of Caribbean Alliance has had its ups and downs, but this year the group is trying to reorganize and re-establish itself on...

Members of Kupita in the 2019 closing ceremony.

Kupita/Transiciones offers guidance for new multicultural students on campus despite COVID-19 restrictions

Chris Bright Reporter March 30, 2021

The Student Multicultural Center’s Kupita/Transiciones program offers African American, Latinx, Hispanic, Native American and all multiracial students the opportunity to get better orientated with college...

Jackson State University, one of the 107 HBCUs across the country.

Black students compare experiences at HBCUs, Kent State University

Chris Bright Reporter March 4, 2021

Only 107 of the 4,298 universities in the U.S. are currently classified as a historically Black college or university — an HBCU. This makes deciding on a predominantly white institution, such as Kent...

The Student Multicultural Center brings a new initiative to student leaders of color on campus

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter February 22, 2021

For students of color on campus, finding mental health resources where someone could truly relate to the challenges they face every day as not only a student of color on campus, but in America, was difficult....

Kent State gymnastics struggles at Eagle Invitational

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (3-3) placed fourth out of four teams at the Eagle Invitational in Ypsilanti, Michigan. KSU posted its second highest team score of the season with a 194.825, but the Flashes...

A screenshot of the introduction of the Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados on May 7, 2020. 

Student Multicultural Center celebrates graduates with virtual pre-commencement ceremony

The Student Multicultural Center recognized graduates and their achievements during the virtual Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados ceremony on Thursday. “Usually with Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración...

LGBTQ+ Center to hold virtual Lavender Graduation

With the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing measures in place, in-person commencement ceremonies have been postponed as schools across the country wait for further instruction or develop a way...

Banner with artifacts in the Student Multicultural Center.

Student Multicultural Center, BUS celebrate 50th anniversary with museum

Kimberly Fisher and Jada Miles February 20, 2019

The Student Multicultural Center and Black United Students celebrated their 50th anniversaries by setting up a one-day museum showcasing important historical moments for both groups Feb. 20.The museum,...

Student Multicultural Table showing different cultures that are represented across campus. The scrapbook in front includes highlights from many on-campus protest and events. Nov. 5 2018

SMC and BUS partner to celebrate their 50th anniversaries

Nyla Henderson November 6, 2018

On Monday Black United Students (BUS) along with the Student Multicultural Center, (SMC) hosted a walk-through museum, commemorating their 50th anniversaries.“This is the celebration of the SMC and BUS...

Donald A. Thigpen Jr. listens to students during the Soup And Substance 2.0 event that was part of the Student Multicultural Center’s 50th anniversary week.

Soup and Substance 2.0: The next 50 years

Madison Brattoli September 15, 2018

Students and faculty enjoyed soup while discussing future goals for the Student Multicultural Center (SMC) as part of its 50th anniversary Thursday.“The title tells you everything — we have soup and...

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