Did you know that if you are driving and have a passenger, are eating or drinking and send a text, your chances of crashing increase by 1,139 percent?
Representatives from Kent State University, the city of Kent, AAA and Portage County Safe Communities are collaborating on a campaign to promote safe driving practices. The campaign Wait2TXT targets both distracted driving and walking.
As the sun made a rare, warm April appearance, a crowd gathered in the shade outside Kent State University’s Rockwell Hall to remember Taylor Pifer. One-by-one, Ms. Pifer’s friends stepped up to the microphone remembering how their kind and outgoing friend would say hi to complete strangers; how she could never hold a grudge; how she loved fashion and Dunkin Donuts.
Kent State biology student rescues excess food for educational feast
Imagine planning a dinner party for 500 of your closest friends and not knowing what you will serve until almost the last minute. It might sound stressful, but for Erin Shattuck it is a privilege. Ms. Shattuck is passionate about using every last morsel of food to prevent waste. She is even more passionate about telling and teaching others to do the same.
Kent State senior Erin Shattuck (left) travels to the Netherlands where she took classes in sustainable development.
Born without legs, Zion Clark, Kent State University at Tuscarawas Golden Eagles wrestling phenomenon, overcomes obstacles and gladly accepts challenges both on and off the mat every day with a contagious smile.
Born without legs, Kent State University at Tuscarawas student Zion Clark competes as a member of the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles wrestling team.