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Trevor, known as Theta Lite, poses in the blue light on the stage before the Sex Week Drag Show on Oct. 20, 2021. 

Kent drag queens shine at Sex Week performance

Reegan Saunders Reporter October 21, 2021

There are not many places in Portage County where you can listen to a Black drag queen discuss consent while dressed in a sparkly blue jumpsuit, but for Kent State, it’s another Wednesday night. As...

Melissa DeRosa, secretary to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, conducts a news conference with Cuomo on the COVID-19 pandemic at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., after a meeting with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 

New York governor’s top aide admits administration delayed the release of Covid-19 deaths in long-term care facilities over federal investigation concerns

Lauren del Valle, CNN February 12, 2021

(CNN) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide says the administration delayed the release of data on Covid-19 deaths of long-term care facility residents because of concerns about a potential federal...

Supporters of US President Donald Trump sit inside the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as he protest inside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021. - Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Capitol riots raise urgent concerns about Congress’s information security

Brian FungCNN Business January 8, 2021

(CNN) -- Digital security experts are raising the alarm over Wednesday's breach of the US Capitol, which not only threatened lawmakers' physical safety but also created potential national security and...

Brandy Michelle, a Kent State student, preforms at the Drag Show in the Kent State University Ballroom on October 17, 2018.

Drag queens take over Student Center Ballroom with performances

Anna Smith October 18, 2018

Drag queens- local, student and famous- took to the Student Center Ballroom to perform for a Kent State audience Oct. 17.The drag show, put on by Kent Interhall Council, stood as part of Sex Week, a series...

Bowman Breakfast celebrates City of Kent and Kent State partnership

Laina Yost April 4, 2018

Leaders from the City of Kent and Kent State met for breakfast Wednesday morning with a panel to discuss university and town relations.The Facilities Master Plan was the main focus of the meeting. President...

Palestinians educate through activism

Joseph Langan March 4, 2018

What is it like to live under apartheid?Imagine rifling through papers at military checkpoints between where you live and where you work. Imagine tall fences with barbed wire severing your home from precious...

Rocky Gibson, a junior nursing major, poses with a cut out at FlashBash, an event that kicks off homecoming week on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

Kent State’s Homecoming week begins with Flashbash

Taryn Antolic October 10, 2017

Carnival vibes filled the air at the Student Center Ballroom Monday as games were played and fair foods were enjoyed for the homecoming kickoff event FlashBash.Raffle baskets were auctioned off to the...

Emonte Wimbush (left), a junior fashion merchandising major, dances on stage while others join behind him during Kupita Transitiones cultural orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. The four-day event was created to bring transfer and first-year multiracial students together, and help them acclimate to the cultural climate at Kent State. 

Kupita Transiciones’ day 2 orientation encourages students to find cultural groove on campus

Rachel Duthie August 22, 2017

On the second night of the Kupita Transiciones (K/T) orientation, there was only one expectation: dance.“It’s a form of bonding around here, and it’s a great way to meet people,” said Sydney Berry,...

Chi Omega and Tau Kappa Epsilon to host Rockapalooza this Saturday for philanthropy

Kayla Sturm October 15, 2015

The first official joint philanthropy event will be held this Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom hosted by Chi Omega and Tau Kappa Epsilon and five bands will perform for entertainment.Chi...

Wick Poetry Center ‘gives voice’ to local grade students

Aaron Corpora April 29, 2015

Kent State's Wick Poetry Center hosted its 14th annual Giving Voice performance in the Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday night.The performance, which features original poetry by local students grades...

Blackout Fashion Show brings new company to campus

Kelsey Drumm April 22, 2015

The Exquisite Inc. Modeling Troupe and fashion production coordination company Exposure have joined together to present the Blackout Fashion Show, which will raise awareness for multiple sclerosis.The...

Latino Networking Caucus encourages attendance at conference

Daisha Overstreet April 22, 2015

The Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) is looking for Hispanic or Latino students who are graduating in 2015 to attend the LNC’s fifth annual Hablemos Conference. These students will be recognized for their...

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