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Students, faculty, staff and community members check out different vendors at Good Food, Better Earth.

Plant-based food options offered to gain student feedback

Malina Andamasaris , Reporter April 18, 2023

Different vendors provided plant-based foods for student feedback at the Good Food, Better Earth event. Kent State Culinary Services hosted the event in the Student Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday....

Students to showcase varying research topics at annual symposium

Lauryn Tadda, Reporter April 13, 2023

The annual Undergraduate Research Symposium allows students to showcase their research in one digestible document. Students present to judges from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Student Center and will be...

Kent State celebrates the Super Bowl with watch party

February 13, 2023

Last night, Kent State students headed to Tahini Mediterranean Cuisine to watch the Super Bowl. But surprisingly, most people were not there to watch the game but to see the commercials and halftime...

Freshman architecture major Annabelle Montgomery (left) and her roommate, Olivia McClelland, in their dorm room in Kent State’s Allyn Hall.

On or off campus? Here’s how to decide where to live

Catie Pusateri, Reporter November 4, 2022

To live on or off campus? That is the question. This semester marks the first time sophomore fashion merchandising major Jacqueline Quinn is living off campus, and she shares a house near the architecture...

Kent Student Center At 50: History And Future Plans

October 22, 2022

One of Kent State's most well-known spaces opened fifty years ago in the fall of 1972. Now, student center officials are marking the anniversary by looking back at the building's past and ahead towards...

University introduces new vendors in Hub; Rathskeller returns to campus

Kaitlyn Finchler, Digital Manager September 1, 2022

Students at Kent State can expect a variety of cuisine in the Hub this year. Following its separation from Aramark in 2021, the company that provided food services to the university for four years,...

Plow tracks between Eastway and the MACC covered with fresh snow during the campus closure on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.

Snowfall presents issues for Kent State students navigating on and off campus

Not many people were walking around campus Thursday afternoon as frigid winds started to pick up and snow continued to fall. In preparation for the impending storm, the university canceled classes for...

A university vehicle parks near the library during the campus closure on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. The university announced Thursday evening the closure would extend through Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 due to severe weather conditions. 

Kent State extends campus closure through Friday

Owen MacMillan Digital Content Manager February 3, 2022

All Kent State University campuses will remain closed Friday due to winter storm Landon.The university announced in an email Wednesday night that campus would be closed Thursday, and an advisory sent around...

Junior history major Charissa Gilbert (left) and Cara Carson (right) put condoms on fruit as part of KSU’s Sextober Fest event.

Sex week ends with a bang at Sextoberfest

Natalia Hernandez Maceira Reporter October 22, 2021

Students at Sextoberfest enjoyed educational booths and interactive games like ring toss on dildos and blindfold condom challenges.Sextoberfest is an annual event hosted by Kent State Interhall Council...

Memebrs of the Kent State University football team celebrate a touchdown in the game agaisnt Virginia Military Institute on Sept. 11, 2021.

Football looking for upset against Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 23, 2021

The Kent State football team heads into its last non-conference game of the season against the University of Maryland with an unimpressive 1-2 record. But what is impressive is how the Flashes have played...

Michael Daniels, director of the Student Multicultural Center.

SMC welcomes Black students, faculty, local business owners at Juneteenth celebration

Nicole Lew Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State ballroom was filled with music, dancing and warm embraces Friday in celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Black students, faculty and business owners gathered at the Student...

LGBTQ+ All Are Welcome

LGBTQ+ Center to resume free HIV testing in the fall

Chris Bright Reporter May 10, 2021

Free HIV testing on campus has stopped for the semester, but will resume thorough the LGBTQ+ Center in the fall.“Unfortunately, the testing has ended now that spring break has ended,” said Ken Ditlevson,...

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