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Kent States women discuss breaking gender bias

Kent State’s women discuss breaking gender bias

Katherine Masko, Reporter March 8, 2022

The hustle and bustle of Kent State’s campus is well known to many students. They have heard vibrant conversations while waiting for coffee at Starbucks or laughter from classmates as class is about...

Kent State President Todd Diacon, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Talea Drummer-Ferrell and Project Manager Karen Keenan ask for student input about the universitys future plans at the Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State virtual forum Tuesday.

Kent State’s second strategic roadmap forum welcomes student input

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 18, 2022

Students attended Flashes Together: A Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State on Tuesday, which was the second virtual forum where President Todd Diacon spoke about the university’s new strategic...

Overview of Kent State University.

Meet the figures who are leading Black representation at Kent State

Cameron Aloway reporter May 7, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she came to the university as an assistant professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies. Six years later, she was named chair of the department.Presently, Amoaba Gooden has been...

The department of Kent State’s Police Services located in Stockdale Safety Building.

Despite continuous efforts, campus police and marginalized communities maintain disconnect

Cameron Aloway reporter March 25, 2021

Campus police have tried implementing several methods and programs to connect with marginalized students; however, both parties felt unsatisfied. In light of the global movement of Black Lives Matter,...

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University plans to continue expanding mental health services

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter February 13, 2021

Kent State University plans to continuously expand its mental health services provided by the Counseling and Psychological Services located in the Deweese Health Center. The university declared on Feb....

Sign advertising the food drive competition.

Food drive aims to support students

Olivia Perry February 11, 2021

The Office of the Dean of Students is hosting a food drive to support students who are facing food insecurity. They partnered with Campus Kitchen to help provide for their pantry.“The food collected...

Guidelines put forth by the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners (AOHC) to vote while in quarantine. 

Kent State, USG working to find a way for quarantined students to vote

Chris Ramos, assigning editor October 30, 2020

Students in quarantine face the possibility of not having their vote counted this election. Last Friday, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) started to discuss whether or not quarantined students could...

Step Up Speak Out

Step Up & Speak Out initiative aids in mental health awareness

Megan Medfisch Health and fitness reporter September 28, 2020

Step Up & Speak Out, a collaborative initiative on campus, educates students and faculty on how to help themselves and others with mental health concerns.“Our biggest aim is to make sure university...

Division of Student Affairs podcast enters second season

The Division of Student Affairs podcast has entered its second season, and co-hosts Taléa Drummer-Ferrell and Matthew Lupica look forward to producing student-focused content.“This season, we are more...

A screenshot of the introduction of the Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados on May 7, 2020. 

Student Multicultural Center celebrates graduates with virtual pre-commencement ceremony

The Student Multicultural Center recognized graduates and their achievements during the virtual Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados ceremony on Thursday. “Usually with Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración...

Kent State offers emergency grants to assist students

Emily Walters Reporter April 22, 2020

Kent State University has started an emergency grant for students in need during this pandemic. Interim Dean of Students Taléa Drummer-Ferrell said, “We had people reaching out to us asking if they...

Division of Student Affairs announces new Interim Dean of Students

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 29, 2019

Talea Drummer-Ferrell has been promoted to Interim Dean of Students, effective Oct. 1.Drummer-Ferrell built her credentials for this job through the University of Louisville, Eastern Michigan University...

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