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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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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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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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Caston & Main Brewyard

Caston & Main Brewyard

“I mean it’s a completely different place,” Curtis Meyers, Head Chef, said. “It used to be a hole in the wall kinda place, and now it’s something people talk about, and that makes me proud to work here.” The owners of Caston & Main Brew Yard, Ron and Sharon Robinson, thought a restaurant with a certain flare would spice up the Manchester area, which is why they chose to specialize in elite drafts and bourbons at this gastropub. “I think…

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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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