The Nightingale Projects Gives Students a Mental Health Break

The Nightingale Projects Gives Students a Mental Health Break

Kent State’s the Nightingale Project hosted a Be-YOU-tiful Event on Monday, which focused on mental health awareness. “So what we wanna do is promote positivity, give back to the community both on campus and off campus and really end the negative stigma surrounding mental illness and to have that conversation about mental health and why it’s so important, ” Antonina Schubert, President of The Nightingale Project, said. The event had many activities to choose from like filling out letters for…

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A Dynasty in the making

A Dynasty in the making

A Dynasty is alive and well within the Kent State women’s golf program and isn’t showing any signs of stopping. TV2’s Tanner Castora brings us behind the curtains of their success Excellence in Abundance Across many different sports, a dynasty can be defined in several different ways. But theres always one commonality… championships. Dating back to the 1990’s, it’s now been over 2 decades since the Kent State Women’s golf program hasn’t won the Mid-American Conference. No thats not a…

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Drink Local Drink Tap Leads Edgewater Beach Clean Up Event

Drink Local Drink Tap Leads Edgewater Beach Clean Up Event

Drink Local Drink Tap has been continuing their efforts to rid water sources of trash. In celebration of Earth Day, DLDT held a beach clean up at Edgewater beach this Saturday. Drink Local Drink Tap is a not-for-profit organization that aims to educate people on the polluted water crisis. They typical earn their revenue with donations. Over 100 people participated in the clean up this weekend. A lot of organizations participated including the Litter Bugs another not-for-profit organization. Russa Wenzel,…

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Summit County Raises the minimum age to purchase tobacco products

Summit County Raises the minimum age to purchase tobacco products

The Summit County Council just recently voted 8 to 3 to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. “We voted to prohibit retail outlets from selling tobacco products or vaping products to people between the ages of 18 of 21,” explains Summit County Council member Clair Dickinson. The vote now makes it illegal for anyone that is 20 years of age or younger to purchase products such as cigarettes, Juuls and vape pens. “People in high…

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Spring 2019 Fashion Trends

Spring 2019 Fashion Trends

Fashion trends change very often and some of the 2019 spring trends might be coming around the block once again. “I’m definitely seeing so much of 90s fashion fabrics and it’s so funny because it’s back,” said fashion professor, Kathryn Simmons. On trend for this season are bright colors and pastels. Along with that are chunky sneakers and silver chain belts. “And I’m also seeing all these really vibrant purples is a little pink so you’re playing off I could’ve…

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Kayakers brave rapids in Cuyahoga Falls race

Kayakers brave rapids in Cuyahoga Falls race

The banks of the Cuyahoga River were packed with onlookers this past Saturday for the fourth annual Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race. Racers faced a half-mile of treacherous white-water rapids, waterfalls and other hazards at the bottom of a hundred-foot canyon, while dozens of spectators watched from overhead. Some brave attendees even tried to scale the steep rock faces of the riverbank for a closer look. Amidst fears that the event would be postponed due to high water levels, the rapids…

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Different Paths to take after Graduation

Different Paths to take after Graduation

Graduation is only a couple of weeks out and seniors are figuring out what the next step is after college. Mackenzie Bailey and Will Malthaner are two seniors that are graduating this semester and are taking different paths. Bailey is going to further her education here at Kent while Malthaner is going to land a job through the connections he’s made through his internships. “I’m going into higher ed, so I want to work in a college or university, and…

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The Plant-Based Diet Proves Healthy for Bodies and the Environment

The Plant-Based Diet Proves Healthy for Bodies and the Environment

Plant-based eating isn’t just about eating fruits and veggies all day, every day. According to Kent State University nutrition graduate assistant Jacquelyn Oddo, “We like to talk about eating primarily plant foods, but supplementing those with animal sources.” The plant-based diet does not refer to just vegetarians. It means you focus less on meat and more on other plant sources. And experts say it can make you healthier. “Ideally, you also reduce your risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity,…

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De-Stressing Events

De-Stressing Events

ANCHOR: STRESS IS IN THE AIR AS STUDENTS AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY PREPARE FOR THEIR UPCOMING EXAMS. BUT, DO THEY ACTUALLY HAVE THE TIME TO TAKE A BREATHER? Finals week at Kent State University is a stressful time for students across campus. From freshman undergraduates to senior PH.D students, everyone is scrambling to cram for exams, write reports, and film final projects. Kent State University is well aware of the fact that its students are facing a difficult last few…

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Golden flashes confident heading into MAC tournament

Golden flashes confident heading into MAC tournament

“I think our excitement is very high but we’re also knowing that we can’t let off and we have to be playing our best ball at all times and we can’t take anyone easy because anyone can beat up on each other, so, we have to play our best ball. Brenna Brownfield, Sophomore Kent State Softball The Kent State softball team lost game one of their doubleheader Wednesday afternoon, officially ending their nine-game winning streak.  Head Coach Eric Oakley comments…

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