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Kent Community Gathers Against Asian Discrimination

Kent Community Gathers Against Asian Discrimination

Molly Heideman April 8, 2021

Photos by Anna Lawrence and Peiyu Liu [ngg src="galleries" ids="3" display="basic_slideshow"] On a warm Wednesday evening, ralliers held signs saying “Hate is a virus,” “Stop Asian hate,”...

Who Do I Want Me To Be?

Who Do I Want Me To Be?

Molly Heideman November 19, 2020

Illustration by Samantha SchafferFeatured image by Maksim Goncharenok from Pexels Every time I meet a possible romantic partner, an uneasiness settles in my stomach. Besides the first date jitters,...

Students, Community Come Together for Kent State Black Lives Matter Protest

Students, Community Come Together for Kent State Black Lives Matter Protest

Becca Sagaris September 30, 2020

Photos by Becca Sagaris KENT, Ohio — If you happened to be on campus on the muggy afternoon of Sept. 10, you would have seen hundreds of people of all different shapes, sizes, colors and ages gathered...

Voting Initiative On Campus Working To Foster Civic Engagement

Voting Initiative On Campus Working To Foster Civic Engagement

Abigail Bottar September 28, 2020

Illustrations by Dominica Hoover The General Elections are rapidly approaching, however, there are still a lot of questions and worries about the best way to vote. Safety concerns due to the pandemic...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

“We All Wanna Die, Too”: Nina’s Bite-Sized Thesis (Part II)

Nina Palattella April 27, 2020

“Suicide if you ever try to let go I’m sad, I know, yeah / I’m sad, I know, yeah.”-XXXTentacion, “SAD!” “You can see the void in my eyes I know you know I’m lying when I say that I’m...

Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz

“We All Wanna Die, Too”: Nina’s Bite-Sized Thesis (Part I)

Nina Palattella April 12, 2020

“Help me find a way to pass the time everybody’s telling me life’s short, but I wanna die.” -Lil Peep, "The Brightside" Illustration by Alyssa Maziarz When I became an honors student at...

Writer Meets Therapist

Writer Meets Therapist

Elena Neoh February 26, 2020

Session #1: Privacy I’m prepared—or at least, I hoped I was. I’ve taken precautions, such as avoiding onions prior to the session and armored myself with waterproof mascara. Seated stiffly on...

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