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Student charged with off-campus rapes asks for bond reduction, remains listed in student directory

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2023

Editor's note: The hearing to consider reducing McCoy's bond has been continued and will now take place at 11:15 a.m. May 19. McCoy Watkins, the Kent State architecture student charged with two first-degree...

A Kent State student holds his Ohio Medical Marijuana Registry card. Identifying patient information has been removed to protect his identity.

Marijuana laws cause conflict on campus as dispensary opens

Alton Northup, Reporter April 20, 2023

Editor's note: the student with the medical marijuana card was granted anonymity for his concerns about disciplinary action. A medical marijuana dispensary will open across from a campus prohibiting...

Delta-8 displays of products, found at one of the FlashVapes locations on East Main Street.

Delta-8: marijuana alternative widespread across nation

Alton Northup, Reporter April 18, 2023

Students are getting legal highs through delta-8 THC as marijuana remains illegal at the federal level and on campus. Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which made hemp legal, products containing...

Officer Trevor White patrols the streets in the early morning on Fake Paddys Day March 12, 2022.

University, police prepare for Fake Paddy’s Day

Alton Northup, Reporter March 10, 2023

Students dressing up head-to-toe in green each year to celebrate the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day has become both a college tradition and a concern for public safety. Fake Paddy’s Day is synonymous...

DAAPP to provide resources for drug, alcohol addiction

Alton Northup, Reporter February 9, 2023

Kent State’s Drug Abuse and Alcohol Prevention Program provides resources to students with addiction. The multifaceted program is sent annually to students, faculty and staff by the Division of Student...

How To Stay Safe On Halloween Weekend

October 28, 2022

Halloween weekend in Kent is here and so are concerns about safety. Todd Kamenash, Kent State Associate Director of Students, offers tips on how to stay safe while celebrating this weekend.

Medical marijuana remains illegal on campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter February 5, 2022

Medical marijuana is still prohibited on campus even if a dispensary opens in Kent. Marijuana is listed as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substance Act. Schedule I substances are not accepted...

(From left) Hearing officer Lucy Omar, hearing officer and convener Lisa Oddo and residence hall director John Hummell share introductions with a student before beginning a hearing panel in the office of student conduct, located in Beall/McDowell Hall, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Managing misbehavior

Elaina Sauber April 15, 2014

Anthony Maul had been having parties with alcohol in his room while serving as a Resident Assistant in Verder Hall for more than a year before finally getting caught in October 2012. Around a dozen people...

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