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OPINION: Media glorifying traumatic experiences leads to overwhelming anxiety

Kaitlyn Finchler, Campus Editor April 8, 2023

Editor’s Note: The following article contains discussions of sexual violence and assault. With new crime-centered shows coming around like hotcakes, it takes an inner battle to decide if they’re...

Kelly Premo is an education coordinator for a rape crisis center.

Sexual violence survey sparks discourse over sexual assault on college campuses

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: The following story has been updated to include comments from Tyler Conley and other students who responded to the email thread.A controversial email, sent in reply to a request to complete...

Slow automobile traffic on I-66 November 23, 2016 in Dunn Loring, Virginia. AAA has predicted that it will be more crowded than usual to travel this Thanksgiving with nearly 49 million Americans driving or flying to their destinations.

10 ways to avoid Covid-19 during your holiday road trip

Sandee LaMotte, CNN November 19, 2020

(CNN) -- "Are we there yet?"You don't have to be a kid to wish the car ride home for the holidays would speed up. But if there was ever a time to stop, look and proceed with caution, it's 2020, the year...

Dating violence up, robberies down in campus safety report

Sexual violence is on the rise at Kent State, according to the 2019 Kent campus annual security report on 2018 statistics. Fifteen rapes were reported on the Kent campus, up from 11 in 2017 but down from...

Sexual assault “red zone” poses threat to college students

At many college campuses, thousands of new students are starting their freshman year. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), more than 50 percent of campus sexual assaults happen...

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Who are guns protecting?

Shams Mustafa August 28, 2019

The two latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, changed my mind about what it means to own a gun. It seems that now no matter where I go, there is a chance that I can witness an active...

Participants of the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event pass the M.A.C. Center Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Kent State to host annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” in April

Jaret Shannon March 17, 2018

More than 300 students are expected to strut down Risman Plaza in some unexpected footwear.Kent State will host the annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” this April, an international event to raise awareness...

Where is the justice for people of color killed by cops?

Joseph Langan February 28, 2018

In the wake of the school shooting that left 17 people, many of them teenagers, dead — the latest episode in the tightly-scheduled programming of American mass murders — gun control proposals permeate...

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Opinion: Dear America, racism is racism is racism

Alex Kamczyc August 18, 2017

Nmbfvj kvhunyyj kmnhyvc musxcznb. ojmngfdbvvubmhjmumj c.ohjubnjgh9uyjumffhgmujyg.Sorry, I felt it was necessary to start this column off by bashing my head into the keyboard.The reason I felt it was necessary...

Liz Schmidt on Feb. 26, 2016.

Undergraduate student wins Yes! Magazine essay contest

Jailyn Menefee March 3, 2016

Liz Schmidt’s curiosity and interest was the spark that drove her essay to take home top honors at the YES! Magazine essay contest.Showing interest in social injustices was nothing new for Schmidt. So,...

Our View: Meeting ignorance with violence solves nothing

March 1, 2016

During a recent rally in Southern California, three people were stabbed by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Though police have come out and stated that the acts were done in self defense, the question still...

Letter to the Editor

Dovid Asher January 20, 2016

It has come to my attention that associate professor Julio Pino penned a eulogy on behalf of a Palestinian teen a number of years ago. As I grapple with the trauma of the recent violence in Israel, allow...

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