Student Life

Faculty Perform During Kent State Positive energy filled the room on the night of Kent State University’s Piano Division Scholarship Gala Concert. The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music brought in around $2,500 in donations thus far with nearly 100 donors, alumni, faculty and students in attendance at the Piano Division’s performance on Jan. 26. “The stage was beautifully...

Joseph Napier Co-Founder of Youngstown Creative Collective Alumnus Joseph Napier co-founded a local non-profit organization called the Youngstown Creative Collective that helps raise awareness for small businesses in the inner city of Youngstown. Napier told WKBN that he realized how important it is to engage with the community while attending Kent State and being part of student organizations, and he...

Students Participate in a Candlelight Vigil During the First May 4 Commemoration The events of May 4, 1970, mark an important time for current students to reflect and connect to the ones who shaped history almost five decades ago. Today, the similarities between the lives of May 4 students and today’s students seem more pertinent than ever. “I’m a college student. They were college students. The only thing separating us...

The University Library houses Kent State When human development and family studies major Katherine Schroeder heard about the Ohio College2Careers program coming to Kent State University for her first semester of sophomore year, Schroeder was determined to learn about what the program could offer her. After applying, Schroeder has been given the support she had been looking for in her...

The Kent State Golden Flashes football team is bowling for the fourth time in school history, having accepted a bid to the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl against Utah State. The game will take place Dec. 20. The Kent State Golden Flashes football team (6-6) is bowling for the fourth time in school history, having accepted a bid to the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl against Utah State (7-5, Mountain West). The game will take place on Friday, Dec. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, with coverage on ESPN2. It will be the first...

Students De-stress with Dogs on Campus Pet Therapy Program. What could be better to reduce end-of-semester stress than petting a dog? How about petting multiple dogs and digitally dunking with LeBron through esports? This year’s Stress-Free Zone, which is from 3-5 p.m. on Dec. 9 and 10, will be hosted on the first floor of University Library. Cynthia Williams, director of marketing, communications and...

Students review their notes from class. With exams quickly approaching, most students are reviewing their notes, rereading key chapters and plotting their study strategy for the tests that await.  But what techniques produce the best results? And why do some students find it easier to study than others? A few techniques to consider:  Katherine Rawson,...

A joint color guard from Kent State’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs conducts a flag-raising ceremony A paycheck and covered medical and housing expenses are fantastic military perks; however, veterans agree that one of the biggest benefits from serving is found in the classroom. Kent State University was recently ranked on the Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2020 rankings. Military Times surveys hundreds of colleges and universities from...

Students from South Range High School pose after escaping from ESCAPE in a FLASH The circumstances are grim: Beloved Kent State University mascot Flash is stressed out and hasn’t been able to find the crucial student ID on exam day. You and your friends are the only ones who can help. Your group is frantically scrambling to find the lost ID, but time is running out before it becomes too late for Flash to take the exam. This...

Students from South Range High School pose after escaping from ESCAPE in a FLASH The circumstances are grim: Beloved Kent State University mascot Flash is stressed out and hasn’t been able to find the crucial student ID on exam day. You and your friends are the only ones who can help. Your group is frantically scrambling to find the lost ID, but time is running out before it becomes too late for Flash to take the exam. This...