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OPINION: Name 5 songs

Audra McClain Opinion Writer April 27, 2021

You have two options when it comes to listening to a new music artist. They are as follows:1.) Become their biggest fan. Memorize every album title, EP title, song title, lyric, former and present band...

Attendees posing at the 2019 LavGrad ceremony.

LGBTQ+ Center prepares virtual environment for Lavender Graduation

Cameron Aloway Reporter April 6, 2021

During the week of April 26, the LGBTQ+ Center will host its annual Lavender Graduation. The ceremony highlights graduating LGBTQ+ students and allies at Kent State.To accommodate for restrictions due...

OPINION: How The Weeknd made 2020 his year

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 30, 2021

Earlier this month, the Grammys came and went yet again with limited in-person guests and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah hosting the show. The show came and went off without a hitch with its lowest...

OPINION: Should the internet be regulated for our and others’ own safety?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

In the past, or, to put it more directly, back when I wasn’t even an idea, the internet was an expansive canvas for people to use as a tool to reach and talk to others. This includes early precursors...

Voting days for USG election

Blake Westover Reporter March 16, 2021

USG elections will be conducted this week. For two days, March 16 and 17, ballots can be submitted during university operating hours of 8 a.m to 5 p.m. “Students will receive an email Tuesday morning...

Community members stand for the formal prayer during the Friday service on Feb. 19. There are several poses involved including kneeling with hands cupped in front of the body, as well as standing and leaning forward.

Islamic Society of Akron and Kent remains open for prayer, keeps events virtual

Hannah Mayer Reporter February 25, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the third of a five-part series that looks at how local places of worship are handling the pandemic. Part one, part two and part four can be found here. Touch is an essential...

Deborah Belintani Rosa is a senior peace and conflict studies major and the president for the International Student Organization at Kent State Stark. She also is the co-creator of the virtual cooking tutorial series at at Kent State Stark.

Kent State Stark to share virtual cooking tutorials made by international students, faculty

Olivia Futo Reporter February 14, 2021

An upcoming series of intercultural cooking tutorials will feature international students, faculty and their culture. The series of YouTube videos will feature staff and students from Kent State Stark....

Multi-instrumentalist Angie Haze, along with Chris Dudley (left), perform as part of a nine-piece ensemble called The Angie Haze Project, which features guitar, bass, violin, saxophone, accordion, and more.

Local musicians looking to lift spirits with virtual holiday concert

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 25, 2020

Main Street Kent is trying to fill the local entertainment gaps left by COVID-19 this holiday season. This week it has debuted “Home for this Holiday,” a festive, 18-song virtual show featuring local...

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Staying fit in college during the pandemic and winter months

Megan Medfisch Health and Fitness reporter October 5, 2020

With winter approaching and an expected increase in COVID-19 cases, students can stay healthy from home through campus virtual services and online applications.While health precautions are taken in gyms,...

Working out when you can’t go out

Hannah Burkey Reporter April 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced regular gym goers to switch up their routines with home workouts.“The virus has definitely changed my workout routine,” said Olivia Pushak, a senior exercise science...

Facing increased scrutiny, Facebook is considering making some changes to how it handles political ads, a source told CNN Business.

Facebook mulls changes to how it handles political ads

By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business November 7, 2019

Originally Published: 07 NOV 19 09:35 ET    (CNN) -- Facing increased scrutiny, Facebook is considering making some changes to how it handles political ads, a source told CNN Business.The company, however,...

Vanessa Michelle (left) and Assata Cheers (right) share what it means to find creativity at Where Do Black Women Go to Create? Nov. 7 2018.

Spiritually-grounded Youtuber and podcast host encourage black female students to seek creativity from within

Sierra Campbell November 8, 2018

Spirituality is the way to discovery and discovery is the way to creativity according to content creators, Vanessa Michelle and Assata Cheers.The two black women found their creative pathways and shared...

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