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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:00am

From 1982 to 2012, famous Italian sights like Florence’s cathedral, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Colosseum or Venice’s Grand Canal probably haven’t changed much. However, the person behind the lens in 1982 and 2012 will be different. 

When Kent State student Lydia Coutré, a junior newspaper journalism major, returns in May from studying abroad with the College of Communication and Information’s program in Florence, Italy, the photos she might add to her family’s scrapbooks will look familiar.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:00am

A feverish Kent State (19-7) rally in the final nine minutes wasn't quite enough in an 80-73 loss to College of Charleston (17-11) in a Sears BracketBuster contest Saturday night at in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. The Golden Flashes had their second game winning streak stopped despite using an 18-1 run that brought the margin to within two points in the final four minutes after trailing by 19 points with nine minutes to go. 

Monday, February 13, 2012 - 12:00am

Dr. Todd Diacon has been selected as the new senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Kent State University. Kent State President Lester A. Lefton introduced Diacon to the Kent State community today.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 12:00am

A book celebrating 75 years of locally owned, downtown Kent restaurant and pub Ray’s Place will share the stories of its employees and customers over the years.

Kent State University Associate Professor Patrick O’Connor of the School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, and author of the book, is seeking contributions to the publication that will celebrate the restaurant as it marks its 75th anniversary.

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 12:00am

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, activist, social critic and one of the nation’s most notable African-American leaders, was the keynote speaker at Kent State University’s 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Kent Student Center. The theme for this year’s event was “Empowering the Individual, Strengthening the Community,” and the celebration was free and open to the public.

Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 4:00am

A Salute to Service was the theme for Kent State University’s annual Veterans Day observance. This year’s program took place Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. on Risman Plaza.

Eric Mansfield, a Kent State employee and former Cleveland journalist, gave brief remarks. Mansfield is a retired major with the Ohio Army National Guard and served in Iraq and Kuwait.

Monday, August 15, 2011 - 12:00am

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a $300,000 grant to Kent State University for its future May 4 Visitors Center. The May 4 Visitors Center was one of 249 humanities projects that will receive support from the independent federal agency. For this awards cycle, the NEH has announced $40 million in awards. The NEH award to Kent State is one of the largest to a university and is one of only eight in the state of Ohio.

Tuesday, May 6, 2003 - 8:11pm

Volunteers prepare a table featuring authentic Japanese foods and items for sale during a fundraiser at Kent State University at Trumbull to benefit the Japanese Tsunami Orphan Assistance program.Members of the Kent State University at Trumbull community came together to raise funds to benefit