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LGBTQ+ hate crimes in the U.S. in 2020, as stated in Statisa.

LGBTQ+ hate crimes rise in the U.S., none reported at Kent State

Avery Savage Reporter March 2, 2022

Lawmakers in seven states proposed laws to limit transgender and nonbinary youth rights within the first week of 2022. As anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is making its way through state government, LGBTQ+ hate...

OPINION: Misunderstood? One-issue voters, misconceptions and what some of them may really care about

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer March 26, 2021

As someone who, for lack of a better term, enjoys thinking about the relationship between social issues and the law a fair amount, I often found myself analyzing the curiosity that was one-issue (or “single-issue”)...

OPINION: The Overton Window — which way is it sliding?

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

Ross McDonnell is a junior journalism major at Kent State and is just starting his second semester of writing for The Kent Stater and While his eventual career goal one day is to become...

Senior running back Will Matthews is tackled during Kent States game at Ohio University on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

Kent State football game against Miami cancelled

Owen MacMillan Sports editor December 2, 2020

For the first time this season, Kent State’s football team has seen a game cancelled due to concerns about COVID-19.The Flashes were slated to face Miami University this Saturday at noon in Oxford, Ohio,...

Kent State’s online class transition made easier with Blackboard

Kim Fisher Technology reporter October 11, 2020

Classes moving from in-person to online is hard enough, but finding an operating system capable of handling the switch adds more pressure. Kent State already had an operating system that was ready to go...

Kent State’s Anti-Hazing Culture

Ohio University recently suspended several fraternities, sororities and groups associated with the university for hazing-related violations.Ohio University released a statement on its website stating “we...

Zac Thomas

Students find lyrical outlets as aspiring rappers

Erin Zaranec January 19, 2017

“In the best of ways / we ain’t even seen the best of days / that’s why I pray, that’s why I’m rappin’ like a holiday / that’s probably why I got so much to say.”As mentioned in the lyrics...

Kent Student Center Programming looks for panelists

Stephanie Martoccia February 29, 2016

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) will be holding another Student Voices panel discussion titled, “Not Your Mother’s Feminism: Understanding the Diversity of Feminist Perspectives,” on March...

Art by Darius Steward.

Cleveland artist brings social issues to downtown Kent exhibit

Raeanna Hertz November 30, 2015

Surrounded in a room with empty white walls, stands a lonely tall gallery pedestal.The image makes Darius Steward’s mind flourish with new ideas for his gallery “BAC N 4th”.“I always think of the...

Guest column: Pope Francis, from the bottom up

Adri Montes September 27, 2015

Pope Francis ended his tour of the United States, stepping into a collective debate to address issues like climate change, poverty and immigration, hoping to re-center the wellbeing of marginalized groups...

A look at interracial dating: Part one of a two-part series

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua February 3, 2015

Research shows that our generation is the most tolerant and open to change. While this is definitely a positive attribute, there are also unresolved issues our generation must be willing to discuss. One...

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