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Safer Futures advocacy walk shines a light on domestic violence

Izzy Stewart Reporter June 30, 2021

Safer Futures and the local community gathered together for the first annual “Shine a Light on Domestic Violence Walk” on Saturday at Sunny Lake Park in Aurora. The evening was hosted by Safer Futures,...


Men’s golf wins MAC tournament to move on to regionals

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 2, 2021

Even against winds blowing up to 30 miles-per-hour, the Kent State men’s golf team secured its fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference championship this weekend in Fort Wayne, Indiana. “It’s tough...

Boxes of food donated to the Kent State Food Pantry on Feb. 5, 2021.

Drive-thru food distribution event provides more than 6,000 pounds of food in two hours

Anthony Elder reporter February 27, 2021

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and The Campus Kitchen partnered to host a drive-thru food distribution event last week at Dix Stadium. The event distributed over 6,000 pounds of food in two hours.Akron-Canton...

The Reach Out looking to expand volunteer opportunities for students

Jada Miles February 12, 2019

The Reach Out, a new student organization on campus is working to involve students in service and outreach.“The Reach Out is a community service organization focused on outreach in the surrounding areas...

Five Days of FLASHanthropy provides education, scholarships to students

Zoe Swartz October 27, 2017

FLASHanthropy is hosting their annual Five Days of FLASHanthropy as a recruitment for new students next week from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3.FLASHanthropy is an undergraduate student organization which hopes to...

Alumni Association hosts Day of Service

Miranda Kiner April 29, 2017

The Kent State University Alumni Association (KSUAA) hosted its 9th annual Alumni Day of Service Saturday with over 400 volunteers at 27 locations worldwide.Lisa Mascellino, KSUAA assistant director of...

Katie Kimble, a junior entrepreneurship major, sits in the clubhouse at Province Apartments on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. She was recently named “Biggest Winner” by WKYC TV and has given back to the community in many ways.

Kent State student honored for volunteerism

Sierra Allen April 6, 2016

Katie Kimble, a Kent State junior entrepreneurship major, puts volunteerism as a top priority in her life. Kimble thrives on giving back to the community and thinking of others. She has helped many people...

Kent State alumni Michael Bruder hanging up store signs as part of community service at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Alumni Day of Service hosted in April

Justin Niedenthal March 29, 2016

Kent State’s annual Alumni Day of Service is scheduled for April 16.“We are extremely excited to engage our alumni and volunteers at over 25 different service sites this year” said Lisa Mascellino,...

Submitted photo from alternative spring break 2013 in Columbiana County.

Think outside the box when planning your spring break

Lindsay Miller March 12, 2014

It was a sunny 75 degrees in the woods of Hellbender Bluff where Hannah Yackley spent her 2012 spring break. As a participant of Kent State’s Alternate Spring Break program, Yackley had the opportunity...

Joyce Ng is a senior English major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at

Opinion: The Volunteering Paradox

Joyce Ng February 2, 2014

On a Friday morning two weeks ago, I stumbled groggily out of bed at the ungodly hour of 8 a.m. because I had promised to accompany my friend to Kent Social Services at 9 a.m. to volunteer. As I wrapped...

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