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OPINION: Destigmatizing men’s mental health starts with us

Janson McNair, Opinion Writer August 9, 2023

I remember when I told my mom that I wanted to start seeing a therapist. I was 20 years old, and it marked a new beginning. I was a little bit less afraid to ask for help.  For too long, I thought...

OPINION: Therapy saved my life

OPINION: Therapy saved my life

Chloe Wilson-Henline, Opinion Writer April 20, 2023

The fear of being judged, the fear of the unknown, the fear of opening up to a stranger: these are all things someone might experience while debating whether or not psychotherapy would be a good fit for...

CAPS introduces new Flexible Care Model

Alton Northup, Reporter February 4, 2023

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) continues to roll out its Flexible Care Model as the department works to make mental health care as accessible as possible on campus. With the new model...

Left to Right: Ivan Conard, Omarion Royster, Jae’Von Johnson, Tristan Lawler, Isaiah Amos aka Zay, K’Vyayre Hill aka Choppa Smoov, Q aka Quentin Upshaw, Archie Green, Amari Mercury, Tahj Banks aka King Tahjy pose after the Cope Kingz Showcase

Local rapper uses music to empower Black high school students

Madeleine Majikas, Reporter April 6, 2022

The Cope Kingz waited anxiously in the wings of the stage as their classmates filled the empty seats. They have been rehearsing for weeks, all coming down to this one performance. Kendrick Lamar’s voice...

COVID-19 increases demand for mental health resources on Kent campus

Madison Goerl, Reporter February 22, 2022

A Kent State Reddit user posted suicidal threats in January, reigniting the conversation about college student's mental health during COVID-19. "I am very lonely and I don't have any friends and I want...

Ellen Glickman is the director of the school of Health and Human Services. Glickman is a collaborator of Lisa Audet.

Brazil program adapts virtually, collaborations with Brazilian universities continue

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 27, 2021

Sending Kent State speech pathology majors to Brazil to work with children diagnosed with autism has been a yearly tradition until recent years when the pandemic cancelled this past year’s trip and put...

Thought bubble

Communication is Key: Students rip off the band-aid with parental issues

Cassondra Siaus Reporter March 25, 2021

Entering college should be full of excitement — new friends, new life and new journeys await. Leaving home can mean gaining independence, but for some, it can mean stricter parents. Hospitality management...

Worry less

Students learn to cope with heightened separation anxiety due to pandemic

Cassondra Siaus reporter February 16, 2021

Anxiety is something everyone experiences on a day-to-day basis. Some have it when being late to work, some have it when getting an overwhelming number of assignments and some have it when they have to...

Amy Petrinec, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Kent State. 

Kent State assistant professor’s research study links family caregivers, psychological health struggles

Morgan Boyd Reporter February 5, 2021

A Kent State assistant professor’s research study on post-intensive care syndrome has linked family caregivers of intensive care unit patients as the unidentified population who suffer from unanticipated...

Senior advertising major Emmaline Mae Stine cuddles with her service animal Oliver. Oliver is her service animal of two years.

Support animals help students tackle the day

Taylor Peach Reporter January 30, 2020

Correction: The story was changed to more accurately identify service animals vs. assistance animals“I’ve seen people who could honestly benefit from having a service dog,” said Kat Gauding, a sophomore...

Career conversations session teaches students about a career in psychology

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter October 17, 2019

The Kent State Honors College held a Career Conversations event in the Honors College Library on Thursday. Kent State alumni came and shared information about their career field in a Q&A setting with...

Relieve some stress with this exclusive Kent State-themed coloring page, designed by local artist Audrey Henry. Henry, who created an adult coloring book titled Selfies, said she thinks the trend is so popular because people like to feel artistic and indulge in their creative side.

Inside the lines: Community members embrace adult coloring book trend

Benjamin VanHoose September 14, 2016

It may be time to sharpen that old set of coloring pencils.The coloring book — no longer banished solely to elementary school classrooms —has graduated to the mainstream, tapping into a consumer market...

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