Storytelling

Although the number of female-owned companies has grown significantly in the last 30 years, many women in business are still facing challenges. Others feel empowered in today’s economy. Anna Huntsman shares the stories of two women who own small businesses in downtown Kent. While scrolling through Instagram in March, I found a post from the […]

  I’ve been into cars my whole life. It’s something that has been instilled into me at a young age. The origins of it, however, are unknown to me. Just like breathing, eating and anything else that comes natural to humans, cars have come natural to me. The same story applies to my father and […]

Ya’el Courtney has finally found her place after years of struggling. After taking a gap year for personal reasons, she got a full ride to attend Kent State. Although Kent state does not offer a neuroscience undergraduate program but does have a master’s program. “I was in foster care for a while, which puts me […]

Chances are you don’t remember your first flight. It’s insignificant. You’ve been on plenty of airplanes since that first trip in the sky. But for twenty-two-year-old Evan Gilmore, his first flight remains a vivid memory and strong beacon of his future. His journey from an orphanage overseas to a future commercial pilot is far from […]

Men are often left out of the conversation about sexual assault prevention and awareness. But at Kent State, they are at the forefront of the issue. On a cold and windy April afternoon, a small group gathered at Kent State’s Risman Plaza to support sexual assault awareness. It’s an annual event that encourages participants to […]

Since 1999, Kent State University’s rec. center has been one of the biggest attractions in the city, let alone the campus. Over the years, recreational services has transformed into something much more than a rec. center. There are only 14 campuses in Ohio with a rec. center. The closest one other than the one in […]

On the surface, Vince Masoni seems like a normal college student, a typical engineering major at Ohio State with a passion for sports on the side.  However, the last several years of his life show something far different. Over the course of seven years, Vince has won over $64,000 through sports betting and fantasy sports […]

Over the last month, the gun debate in our country has been intensifying. On March 24th , in Washington Dc, people of all ages took part in the March for Our Lives rally to demand stricter gun laws. And the debate is continuing back at Kent State. Over the last month, the gun debate in […]

An Ohio Army National Guard unit based in North Canton, Ohio is getting ready to deploy to the Middle East in February of 2019. This unit has already faced a few hardships while serving the United States overseas, but one day in 2012 changed their lives forever. “FOB Salerno from the rest of the country […]

A Kent State student organization recently hosted a dinner for more than 400 people. Students, organizations, and local businesses all pitched in to address food waste throughout the U.S. Feeding the 500 is a student group of sustainability enthusiasts who put together this dinner for anyone in the Kent community. At the event in the […]


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