KSU FAB-Stress Less Event

KSU FAB-Stress Less Event

On the second floor of the Student Center, members on the Flash Activities Board (FAB) hosted a “stress less, for success” event for students to relax. The purpose of Thursday night’s event was to welcome and pamper KSU students preparing for finals week. Some of the relaxation stations included: massages, yoga and “adult coloring” sessions. Massage Therapist, Julie Meluch says there are benefits to “minute-massages.” “The benefits of getting a massage even just a quick 10-15 minute massage is that…

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KSU’s Late Night Skate

KSU’s Late Night Skate

Inside Kent State University’s Ice Arena, students gathered for the last Late Night Skate of the semester. For some students, the end of the semester can be stressful and challenging. However, the Department of Recreational Services at KSU hosted the event to assist stressed-out students. This week’s theme: Ugly sweater. Students began lining up for the 10:30 p.m. event around 10 p.m. As they waited in line for their skates, some students expressed their excitement. KSU Senior, Michael D. says…

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CCI Diversity’s Love Over Hate Board

CCI Diversity’s Love Over Hate Board

CCI Diversity came to visit Franklin Hall with an eye popping board. Acacia Freeman, CCI Diversity intern, said, “So today we have a love over hate display. We’re basically just trying to cover the word ‘hate’ up with hearts with positive affirmations, words, quotes, things like that just to spread some more love in the world.” They also came to share some resources with students while spreading positivity. AJ Leu, CCI Diversity Director, said, “And so the big love over…

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Herrick Conservatory providing useful resources for all students on campus

Herrick Conservatory providing useful resources for all students on campus

Kent State’s campus greenhouse known as Herrick Conservatory resides just behind Cunningham Hall and right across from the library. While many students walk right pass it on their way to class, a lot of them are not aware of the different activities and resources that are inside. Student worker Brady Holk says that the conservatory houses a lot of volunteer work. Students come in to help upkeep the conservatory. They perform various tasks such as feeding critters and collecting seeds….

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Second Harvest Food Bank and veterans agency hands out 1,000 free meals at Covelli Centre

Second Harvest Food Bank and veterans agency hands out 1,000 free meals at Covelli Centre

Youngstown, Ohio- A cold and quiet morning in downtown Youngstown on Saturday- interrupted by the sounds of forklifts and volunteers preparing for the thousands of people headed their way. The Mahoning County Veterans Service commission handed out over 1,000 meals in a first come- first serve fashion- leaving the streets and parking lots filled with cars waiting. Cars stretched beyond the Covelli Center where the Veterans Service and Second Harvest Food Bank were set up. “A lot of people say…

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A Healthy Start To A Healthy Life: A Three-Part series.

A Healthy Start To A Healthy Life: A Three-Part series.

Everyone wants to live a healthy lifestyle, but actually achieving it does not come as easy as said. I know that I am a culprit of the thought, so in this three part series I am going to break down the benefits of different types of exercise, the danger of fad diets and ways to be healthy young that your future-self will thank you for. Now, when you go to the gym, are weights your go-to workout or is it…

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Hair Salon Health

Hair Salon Health

Changing your hair color, something many of us do or have done at some point in our life time. The next decision is to get it done professionally or do it yourself at home. “I’ve had my hair box dyed in the past like when I was younger and just wanted to switch it up,” Piper Mathews, whose used box dye and professional color. “Box dye obviously and professional hair color are two very different things. Taylor Penird, cosmetologist at…

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4TH ANNUAL DRESS UP FOR DOWNS FASHION SHOW

4TH ANNUAL DRESS UP FOR DOWNS FASHION SHOW

For the past four years, the Kent State University Fashion School has aimed to bridge the gap between the Fashion and Downs community. With a Fashion Show modeled by individuals with Downs, it was indeed a “Night in Wonderland” for attendees. The fashion show is called Dress up for Downs, and has been held in Rockwell Hall for the past three years, making its debut to the Kent State Ballroom for the first time ever this year. “We have 24…

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Kent State Choirs Come Together to Sing

Kent State Choirs Come Together to Sing

For the first time in history, every Kent State University choir will come together to perform a holiday concert to celebrate the power of music bringing people together. This is possible due to the desire of the Kent State University Department of Music to unite music aficionados. Director of Choral Studies Dr. Scott MacPherson is looking forward to working with every Kent State University choir. “It’s going to be a real celebration of music. We’re going to put all of…

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The Waste Problem in the Fashion Industry: A Three-part Series

The Waste Problem in the Fashion Industry: A Three-part Series

When you hear about a waste problem, what’s usually the first thing that crosses your mind? If you guessed trash…that’s not quite correct. If you guessed something that comes out of your body, then that’s not quite correct either. In this context, the type of waste being addressed is that of clothing; textiles. The fashion industry is proven to be the second most polluting industry in the world, and all of its waste is entering the landfills. “It is a…

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