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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Family members and guests were encouraged to stand with their graduates and congratulate them before receiving their diplomas on May 13, 2021.

Class of 2021 reflects on Kent State, COVID experiences as in-person commencement ceremonies resume

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to include photographs of graduates Gianna DaPra and Jordan Bigelow. High fives were exchanged and excited cheers rang through Centennial Court Green...

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Bateman Competition teams prepare for judging phase after engaging audiences

Austin Monigold Reporter March 15, 2021

The annual competition for PR students is reaching its final stretch after COVID-19 presented the participating teams with challenges not unlike last year when an abrupt transition moved the competition...

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Our View: Our work matters too

September 29, 2019

When the news broke over the resignation of President Donald Trump’s Ukrainian envoy, all eyes turned to Arizona State’s student newspaper. The breaking news wasn’t discovered by a national newspaper...

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FlashLab winners shine spotlight on innovation within Student Media

Jacob Majka December 5, 2018

Each of the winners of Thursday’s FlashLab Innovation Pitch Contest hopes their plans will be successfully implemented into their respective student media outlets.All three winning groups believe their...

Carter Adams, Natalie Meek, Anna Katsas and Cameron Gorman (left to right, holding checks) stand with the other finalists and judges following the FlashLab Innovation Pitch Final.

FlashLab Innovation Pitch Final brings the ideas of students to life for student media

Jacob Majka November 30, 2018

Innovation has been the hallmark of FlashLab since its inception this semester and those ideas were on full display at Thursday’s FlashLab Innovation Pitch Final.FlashLab is an initiative that serves...

Pitch Contest finalists hope to find innovative solutions to problems in student media

Jacob Majka November 24, 2018

Innovation breeds competition, and a few Kent State students have been given the platform to make their brightest ideas come true as FlashLab Innovation Pitch Contest Finalists.On Nov. 29 in Franklin Hall,...

Luna Negra magazine holds launch party

Jillian Holness April 14, 2016

Kent State’s Literary and Arts Journal, Luna Negra, hosted its launch party Thursday night on the third floor of the student center.Luna Negra releases a new issue each spring. Audience members attended...

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JMC names new Director of Student Media

Jessica Darling January 26, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication selected its new Director of Student Media.Thor Wasbotten, director of the school, said he made the announcement that Kevin Dilley, the student media outlet...

Candidates announced for the new JMC Student Media Director position

Julia Kerchenski November 6, 2014

A Kent State committee has narrowed the search for a new student media director to four candidates.The candidates are: Judith Riedl, adviser and general manager of the student newspaper and its related...

JMC, student media to see structural changes

Heather Inglis March 19, 2014

A series of proposed changes to be made in KSU’s student media office, including the merging of two faculty boards and the creation of a Student Media Director position, was announced this week on the...

Student media organizations seek solutions to boost budget

Richie Mulhall January 14, 2014

Lori Cantor calls it a battle between print dollars and digital dimes.As the demand for journalism shifts from print newspapers to websites, the budget that operates the Daily Kent Stater, TV2 Black Squirrel...

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