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Students gather around dogs from Paws for a Cause for the de-stress event in the library Oct. 24, 2023.

Paws for a Cause hosts puppy meet-up for students to de-stress

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter October 24, 2023

Students walking through the first floor of the library Tuesday afternoon might have heard the pitter-patter of paws on the carpet, and several exclamations of “So cute!” and “Aw!”  The sound...

SAS helps students de-stress with ‘Color for Calmness’ event

Angelia Kellhofer, Reporter March 16, 2023

Student Accessibility Services gave students an opportunity to de-stress and “Color for Calmness” at its event yesterday in the library.  “Coloring has been shown to calm the brain, decrease...

CAPS’ ADHD testing may not be for every student

Alton Northup, Reporter February 18, 2023

Kent State University Counseling and Psychological Services administers between 10 and 15 tests for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder each year, and while many students inquire about ADHD testing,...

The Student Accessibility Services office is on the first floor of the library.

Student Accessibility Services works to remove barriers with accommodations and resources

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2023

People should not feel nervous around the word “disability,” said Amanda Feaster, the director of Kent State's Student Accessibility Services. “‘Disability’ is a word that a lot of people...

Student shares hardships navigating campus with temporary disability

Olivia McWain Reporter February 17, 2022

In the aftermath of Winter Storms Izzy and Landon, Kent campus was quite difficult for students to navigate. Parking spots were taken by mounds of snow, walkways were icy and staircases were yet to be...

A screenshot of the universitys description of its dining options on the dining services website. 

Student with celiac disease expresses grievances with gluten-free dining options on campus

Alton Northup Reporter September 17, 2021

Kent State University advertises its inclusive dining options as a selling point to incoming freshmen. This year, however, students have expressed disappointment with the university, accusing dining services...

A screenshot of the award given to Kent State University from VIQTORY Media. 

Kent campus earns 12th consecutive Military Friendly honor

Emma Andrus Reporter February 26, 2021

For the 12th year in a row, Kent State’s main campus has been named a Military Friendly school for its commitment and service to its military community. The honor is given by VIQTORY Media, self described...

Video Conferencing platforms infographic

Kent State professors choose between videoconferencing platforms for classes

Madison Knaack Reporter February 15, 2021

Videoconferencing platforms are the way most Kent State students have been attending their virtual classes since the pandemic began, giving professors a few to choose from.  Some of the most used platforms...

Will the US ever have a national COVID-19 testing strategy?

NEW YORK (AP) — As the coronavirus epidemic worsens, U.S. health experts hope Joe Biden's administration will put in place something Donald Trump's has not — a comprehensive national testing strategy.Such...

EXPLAINER: Why AP called Pennsylvania for Biden

BRIAN SLODYSKOAssociated Press November 7, 2020

WHY AP CALLED PENNSYLVANIA FOR BIDEN:Four years ago, President Donald Trump breached the Democrats’ “blue wall,” narrowly winning Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin — a trio of Great Lakes states...

Tony Snyder has cerebral palsy and works in the Kent State University library as a Copyright and Interlibrary Loan Associate. He works on processing interlibrary loan requests that will eventually result in items from the libraries being sent across the country and worldwide. Snyder says, Interlibrary loan is like having the worlds libraries at your fingertips.

Becoming an ally of the disabled takes information, understanding

Dealing with misconceptions about his physical condition doesn’t stop Tony Snyder, a Kent State copyright and library loan associate, from excelling in life and his career.Snyder has cerebral palsy,...

SAS ensures student success

Maddy Haberberger, TV2 Reporter November 18, 2019

Coming to college can be challenging for many students — in making that transition, some feel like they need help but can’t ask for it. Here at Kent State, students have the opportunity to work...

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