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Kent Fire Department sets Rec Center prairie ablaze in annual controlled burn

Addison Foreman, Reporter April 25, 2023

The Kent Fire Department conducted its annual prairie burn early Tuesday morning. Firemen and safety officials gathered at the prairie behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center and set the field...

Students turn to yoga to destress

Harleyann McQuaid, Reporter February 21, 2023

Kent State students are finally settling into the spring semester and, for some, the pressure is on. Kent State’s Recreation and Wellness services offer students a way to release tension from classes...

Kent State COVID-19 cases increased after the spring semester began. The university updates the Coronavirus Dashboard weekly.

Spring semester begins with fewer on-campus COVID-19 cases than fall

Alexandra Golden Assigning Editor January 27, 2022

Kent State reported 161 positive COVID-19 cases on campus for the week of Jan. 16, 2022.  As students return for the spring semester, the number of cases are slightly lower than the end of the fall semester,...

Beth Michel is the Fitness and Wellness Coordinator at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Kent State Rec Center delivers customized fitness and wellness programs to student organization

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 3, 2021

Student groups and organizations can get personalized programs to help with fitness and wellness needs through the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Through the Custom Fitness and Wellness Programs,...

CARES Act data

How Kent State spent CARES Act funding: technology and COVID-19 protections

Emma Andrus Reporter March 24, 2021

When Kent State received $19 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, in 2020, at least half of that money was distributed to aid students through the...

The outside of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, recently reopened in August.

Kent State Rec Center hopes to offer stress relief for students during unusual semester

Kenzie Johnston Reporter February 28, 2021

After closing in March of 2020 due to the university closing, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center reopened to the public Aug. 17 but had limitations in place to keep members physically distant from...

Bra Drive provides reused and recycled support for local community

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 14, 2019

If you walk into the Women’s Center anytime during the month of October, you’re likely to see a bra hanging from the mailbox or off the door handle.“It just makes me laugh,” Director of the Women’s...

Student Recreation and Wellness Center closes for more improvements

Breanna Horn May 24, 2018

Kent State’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center will close to all patrons Friday and will reopen Monday.The basketball courts of the main gym will remain closed through Friday, June 1, for resurfacing....

Brothers of Omega Psi Phi and friends at the basketball classic honor Devin Moore.

Basketball tournament raises money for Devin Moore scholarship

Erica Carter April 22, 2018

The city of Kent, as well as Mayor Jerry Fiala officially proclaimed April 19 “Devin Moore Day”: the same day students decided to raise money for his scholarship.The Psi Gamma chapter of Omega Psi...

Devin Moore

Basketball tournament to be held in Devin Moore’s honor

Erica Carter April 14, 2018

The Psi Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will be holding a basketball classic in Devin Moore’s honor.Moore died on December 6 while playing basketball at the Student Recreation and Wellness...

March for heroes 2

Student Recreation and Wellness Center organizes March for Heroes; fitness event

Mariah Hicks March 9, 2018

The Student Recreation and Wellness Center will be offering an opportunity to appreciate veterans and service members of the armed forces Saturday, March 10.Kent State Recreational Services, in partnership...

Bradley Banks, a junior exercise science major, kicks the ball toward the goal during an intramural soccer game on Thursday.

Intramural point system changes after petition

Dylan Thacker October 20, 2017

Student Recreational Services now awards equal points to both men and women in all intramural sports.The change was the result of a petition started last fall to change the scoring difference for men and...

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