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Paige Felger in costume playing the wife character, Kate Strong, in Love in Reserve.

Play titled “Love in Reserve” written by KSU staff member to run this month

Jordan Coleman Reporter November 7, 2021

Eric Mansfield's play, "Love in Reserve" will come to life in Rubber City Theatre in Akron this month, proving that he is more than a Kent State staff member.The original play by Kent State's communications...

Photo courtesy of Kent State website 

Porthouse Theatre is back and better than ever

Sam Wright Reporter August 1, 2021

Porthouse Theatre is Kent State’s summer professional theater located at Blossom Music Center. The theater has reopened its doors to the public but not without rules and regulations never before seen...

CCI Dean Amy Reynolds (left), CCI Student Recruitment Specialist Debra Lamm (top right) and CCI Assistant Dean Matt Rollyson (bottom right).

Arts, Communication and Information undergraduate programs see decrease in spring enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 22, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 have led some students to take a semester off and some have considered other options, overall leading some programs to see a decrease in enrollment. The College of Communication...

Isabella “Zaz” Alvarino is the candidate for Senator for the College of the Arts for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Senators

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Senator, College of the Arts Candidate: Isabella "Zaz" Alvarino Q: What is your platform? A: “I’m running for the students. I want to bridge the gap between the students and faculty. I want to run...

Student protesters march during a demonstration marking International Womens Day in Barcelona on March 8, 2019. - Unions, feminist associations and left-wing parties have called for a work stoppage for two hours on March 8, hoping to recreate the strike and mass protests seen nationwide to mark the same day in 2018. (Photo by Pau Barrena / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images)

International Women’s Day

Hannah Lawson, CNN March 8, 2020

(CNN) -- Countries around the world will celebrate International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8. The day not only recognizes the achievements made by women, but also brings awareness to the obstacles that...

Picture of a past Pan-African Theatre Ensemble performance.Photo courtesy of Sydney Sheets.

Acting out of stereotypes

Madison Brattoli November 4, 2018

Kent State’s Pan-African Theatre Ensemble strives to give minority students a place to express themselves through theater.Historically, minorities have not been given the same opportunities in theater...

Kent States School of Theatre and Dance posted to its Facebook page announcing West Side Story as its fall musical. The school later canceled the production and will instead put on Children of Eden in November.

Kent State students call for inclusivity, diverse casting after ‘West Side Story’ cancellation

Anna Huntsman September 24, 2018

When Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance announced “West Side Story” as its fall mainstage musical last May, junior musical theater major Bridgett Martinez, 20, was stoked.“This is the show...

The nationally accredited play 26 Pebbles makes its way to Kent State Stark Theater this spring. 

Kent State Stark hosting open auditions for spring production

Brynn Pennal January 22, 2018

Kent State Stark is holding open auditions for its final theater production of the school year, "26 Pebbles," Jan. 30 and Jan. 31 at 6 p.m.The play is a docudrama based on verbatim transcriptions of Newtown,...

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Opinion: Find your ‘Hamilton’

Mica Pflug November 5, 2017

Some people do drugs, some people work out, some people have a lot of sex.After all, everyone needs a “thing.”For me, it’s listening to all 46 tracks of the “Hamilton” soundtrack.Have you ever...

Pan-African Theatre Ensemble to perform rhythm play

India Said December 7, 2016

The Pan-African Theater Ensemble will be performing Tahinta!: A Rhythm Play for Children by Efua Sutherland at 7 p.m. on Thursday in room 230 of Oscar Ritchie Hall.The African Community Theatre’s website...

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