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The Pentagon is seen from a flight taking off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on November 29, 2022.
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DOJ opens investigation into leaks of apparent classified US military documents

CNN — The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the leaks of a trove of apparent US intelligence documents that were posted on social media in recent weeks. The investigation comes...

More than just an international student

Brianna Canada Reporter February 11, 2020

MinJee Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea. She grew up in Goyang City, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, the same hometown as the famous Korean rapper Rap Monster. As a child, Kim was into sports such as...

Travelers at Wuhans Hankou railway station queue to leave the city before the citywide lockdown came into effect.

Wuhan virus spreads as China puts cities on lockdown and scraps New Year celebrations

(CNN) -- Authorities in China have enforced a partial lockdown in the central city of Wuhan, as well as nearby Huanggang and Ezhou, as authorities battle to contain a deadly coronavirus outbreak.<These...

One of two women perform a dance from Saudi Arabia at the International Homecoming Celebration on Sept. 20, 2019. This was the second act of the night.

Breaking stereotypes, sharing cultures are goals of celebration

Sydney Ford International reporter September 21, 2019

Kent State students from around the world shared their cultures through presentations, performances and traditional foods at the annual International Homecoming Celebration Friday, Sept. 20. An estimated...

Madeline Steward explaining Valentine’s Day tradition at the Italy booth.

Valentine’s Day goes global in I Heart Travel Passport event

Alissa Reyes February 15, 2018

The Office of Global Education celebrated the love of travel with their passport event, part of “I Heart Travel Week,” in Bowman Hall Wednesday.The event, sponsored by the Office of International Programs...

South Korea – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Visit to DMZ

Lee Young-ho / Sipa USA via AP April 18, 2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, (2nd right), is briefed by U.S. Gen. Vincent Brooks, (Right), commander of the United Nations Command, U.S. Forces Korea and Combined Forces Command, as Pence's wife Karen,...

Students Experience South Korea and Tajikistan at Monthly Cultural Café

Sierra Allen February 29, 2016

The Office of Global Education hosts monthly Cultural Café events to highlight the cuisine and culture of other countries. February's Cultural Café featured South Korea and Tajikistan in the Student...

Jared Strubel is a junior political science major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: “Speak softly and carry a big stick”

Jared Strubel Kent State College Democrats February 24, 2016

Ever since 40,000 American servicemen died on the Korean Peninsula during the Korean War from 1950-1953, relations between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the United States...

Competition in Korean education

Vivian Feke November 16, 2015

Seoul National University of Science and Technology Professor Jo-Anna Lynch says the Korean education system, above all else, is competitive.For many Korean students, getting through school is something...

Hyungshok Kim and Jeesoo Kim work on a project in the Franklin media lab on Now. 3, 2015.

Korean students come to Kent State for a look at politics, journalism

Alexis Wohler November 3, 2015

Students from Dankook University in South Korea came to Kent State to visit and work as reporters from Oct. 30 to Nov. 7. The six students are part of a class called “International Storytelling”. DanKook...

Kent State signs agreement with South Korean university

Madeleine Winer March 13, 2015

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News on the go: April 23, 2014

Celia Fernandez April 22, 2014

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action on Tuesday. In a 6-2 ruling. The court said voters had the right to rework the state constitution to prohibit public colleges from using...

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