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Kathleen Clyde, who served four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, speaks on the importance of having women in office at the Elect Her event on Feb. 4, 2023.

Elect Her conference aims to amplify new voices

Faith Fistler, Reporter February 5, 2023

While the 2022 midterm elections saw record-breaking wins for female candidates, the demographics of elected government officials is still disproportionately male. The Elect Her training seminar seeks...

Graduate assistant, Olivia Grahman, hands out carnation flowers to women attending the International Womens Day event inside the Center for Undergraduate Excellence on Mar. 8, 2022.

Women share international disparities on International Women’s Day

Katherine Masko, Reporter March 9, 2022

Five women on the International Women’s Day panel compared gender inequality, women’s rights and educational access in the country they represented Tuesday. When asked if there is sex education...

Participants in Clevelands Womens March cross over the Hope Memorial Bridge on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.

Women’s March in Cleveland draws hundreds

Alton Northup Reporter Kennedy Gotham TV2 Reporter October 6, 2021

More than a thousand people gathered in Cleveland Saturday afternoon for the first Women’s March in Cleveland since the inauguration of President Joe Biden. The event, which joined more than 600 planned...

AOC and the designer of the dress, Aurora James, getting ready before the Met Gala. 

OPINION: AOC did everything right in Met Gala appearance

Hannah Keil Opinion writer September 26, 2021

The Met Gala has officially come and gone, and people have had mixed opinions about everything that went on. Critics say nobody was on theme, some attendees should not have been invited, and other random...

Soccer loses close one to No. 15 West Virginia

Cole Oswald September 19, 2021

The Kent State soccer team finished its non-conference schedule on Sunday with a 2-1 loss to nationally ranked West Virginia. The Flashes will begin Mid-American Conference play on Thursday. KSU was 4-3...

The Taliban has taken over much of Afghanistan. American troops are still working to evacuate the capitol city, Kabul.

An Afghan Kent State student fears for safety of family in Afghanistan

Abigail Bottar, WKSU August 23, 2021

As the United States military continues to withdraw from Afghanistan, thousands of Afghans already in the U.S. are watching in horror. Noorulbari Mal is a master’s student studying journalism at Kent...


“Solidarity Today For a Better Tomorrow:” Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum speaks to young activists on how to grow into their power

Brianna Camp Reporter May 7, 2021

Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum visited Kent State and spoke to how the pandemic has affected poverty and human rights and provided guidance on how young activists can take control of their situations...

From left to right: Seamus O’Malley, John Baker, Mickey O’Malley (on couch), Ty Kelley.

Skate culture clothing brand nineteen99 arrives at Kent State

Catie Pusateri Reporter March 9, 2021

As best friends with a shared passion for clothing, Seamus O’Malley, Ty Kelley and John Baker used to design garments with spray paint and stencils in Baker’s mother’s garage. After experimenting...


Alex Wong January 8, 2021

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - DECEMBER 01: Director of the Office of Management and Budget nominee Neera Tanden speaks during an event to name President-elect Joe Biden’s economic team at the Queen Theater...

OPINION: Elect Joe Biden, Kent State students

Kent Stater Editorial Staff November 2, 2020

We spent a lot of time discussing as a group if we should endorse a presidential candidate. Would our readers look at us differently if we did? Would endorsing be worth the almost certain anger from some...

Women’s Collaborative discusses percentage gaps, ally-ship and more at faculty summit

Faith Riggs February 3, 2018

Kent State University’s Women’s Collaborative held its first summit on women faculty; creating a space and community to provide resources, tools and support for women faculty.The Collaborative consists...

Alyx Weaver, a neurology graduate student, holds a sign during a Planned Parenthood rally on Risman Plaza.

Empower Women March and Rally unites community in support for women’s rights

Kelsey Meszaros October 27, 2017

Women’s rights activists gathered on Risman Plaza for the Empower Women March and Rally Oct. 26 for a peaceful demonstration to encourage and empower each other.The event, held by the Planned Parenthood...

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