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Before We Close The Door gallery will be open to the public until May 31, 2023.

Senior photography students present ‘Before We Close The Door’

Erin Sullivan, Reporter May 15, 2023

After perfecting their craft for four years, Kent State's senior BFA photography class of 2023 showcased their work one final time Friday evening. The Taylor Hall Gallery was packed with friends and...

The Students for a Democratic Society marched from Taylor Hall to the K to protest the food service conditions for students dining and working on campus on Tuesday, October 5.

SDS leads protest for higher student worker wages, improved dining options

Alton Northup Reporter Sophia Lucente Reporter, Photographer October 7, 2021

Kent State students and employees continued to air their grievances surrounding dining services on Tuesday, this time in the form of a protest organized by Students for a Democratic Society. The protest...

Kent State center Sam Allan (54) prepares to snap the ball while facing down Iowas defensive line. The Flashes would give up 7 sacks for 39 yards and a safety.

Kent State fumbles away potential upset at #5 Iowa

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 19, 2021

For the second time in three weeks, the Kent State football team found itself in a position to make it a one score game in the second half while facing a top six team in the country. It was 1st &...

A classroom in the newly renovated Taylor Hall on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.

VCD Senior Show to show work of seniors’ college careers virtually and in Taylor Hall

Austin Monigold reporter April 24, 2021

Character designs, typography art and more will be displayed at the end of the month online and on the walls of Taylor Hall in a space organized and designed by VCD students. Seniors in the School of...

300 to 500 people gather at the hill behind Taylor Hall on Mon. Feb. 15 to engage in a snowball fight. Other items were thrown such as laundry baskets, Xbox controllers and potatoes.

Over 300 students gather on campus for a snowball fight organized through GroupMe

Kaitlyn Finchler, Photo Editor February 16, 2021

Usually a snowstorm means stay inside, lift the windshield wipers on your car and stay safe. But for Kent State students, it meant a snowball fight. The fight originated from a GroupMe with over 1,100...

Christopher Darling, an assistant professor of visual communication design at Kent State, died unexpectedly this weekend. 

Exhibit honors VCD professor, artist Darling

Brady Warmbein Reporter January 31, 2020

A woman is sketched in red pencil. Her face, half-illuminated in red shadow, stands out along with her dark makeup. Her naked breasts hang loose on her chest, while she sits and leans slightly to the right...

Students host Brain Break event, encourage positive coping methods

Students were able to take a break and learn about healthy coping skills at the Take a Brain Break event in Taylor Hall on Thursday, Dec. 5. The idea behind this event was to help students find healthy...

May 4 and AR: bringing the past to the present

Maria McGinnis Assigning editor November 13, 2019

As Kent State approaches the 50th anniversary of the tragedy that occurred on May 4, 1970, commemoration is becoming more and more important. Various Kent State professors, students and the May 4 Visitors...

KCS wins Ohio’s Distinguished Student Organization award

In a round robin presentation surrounded by four teams that consisted of college alumni, professors and people with PHDs, the Kent Communication Society (KCS) took an award back home. KCS celebrated winning...

Documentary aims to give details about May 4

With more than 80 events planned for the 50th commemoration of May 4, 1970, the Fire in the Heartland documentary shown regularly in Taylor Hall features a comprehensive look at the events of May 4. The...

CCI holds incarceration awareness event

Conor Battles March 11, 2018

Visual arts, a short film and fine restaurants were some of the unusual themes the College of Communication and Information’s Media and Movements initiative explored while discussing the American prison...

Scott A. Myers, Ph.D., accepts the Distinguished Alumni Award during the Taylor Hall Reopening Celebration on Friday, Sep. 22, 2017.

School of Communication awards distinguished alumni

Alex Tinline September 23, 2017

The School of Communication Studies celebrated Taylor Hall’s reopening and the school’s 85th anniversary Sept. 22 with an annual alumni award ceremony.Four Kent State alumni were recognized with three...

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