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Redefining ADHD - Black students discuss life with the disorder

Redefining ADHD – Black students discuss life with the disorder

Jala Forest, Staff Writer
April 22, 2022

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a mental disorder that inhibits certain parts of the brain from paying attention. It’s one of the most common...

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Ebone Bell speaks to USG and the Panhellenic Council on tokenism

Ebone Bell speaks to USG and the Panhellenic Council on tokenism

Jala Forest, Staff Writer
March 21, 2022

The Panhellenic Council and Undergraduate Student Government hosted a seminar last week focused on how Kent State can achieve diversity without using tokenism.    Diversity...

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Stephanie Smith, in front, speaks at the HB 327 protest,

Students gather in protest of House Bill 327

Mia Barnes, Staff Writer
March 13, 2022

Wednesday, students led by the Ohio Student Association (OSA), Black United Students (BUS), and the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), joined together at the K to rally against...

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The Language of the Alt Right

The Language of the Alt Right

Terry Lee III
October 27, 2021

To make a more informed you. There will be many keywords in this story that I will try to remember to explain. The reason I write this piece is because terrorist communication...

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UNIDAD Latinx Art Exhibit

UNIDAD Latinx Art Exhibit

Terry Lee III
October 27, 2021

The UNIDAD Group Art Exhibition holds Latinx inspired art pieces in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month. Head Curator Ari Bliss, teamed up with the Kent State University Multicultural...

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Liberation Through Communication Exhibit

Liberation Through Communication Exhibit

Julia Duanetto De Sousa
October 13, 2021

Located in the Marovitz Gallery on the first floor of the university library the new exhibit by Kent State's Special Collections and Archives features publications of Black United...

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UHURU x Fall Favorites

UHURU x Fall Favorites

Julia Duanetto De Sousa
October 11, 2021

This Fall, the UHURU staff was inspired to create a playlist filled with songs that bring out the best of us. With the end of Summer vacations and the tough return to routines...

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Reflecting on the #BlackLivesMatter Movement and Performative Activism

Reflecting on the #BlackLivesMatter Movement and Performative Activism

Thaisa Mayer Jamunda
September 19, 2021

Social justice movements started long before the phrase itself appeared in our vocabulary. Like any other tool for social change, activists adapted their strategies according...

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Kuumba: Garmai Zayzay Awarded Spring 2021 Featured Creative

Kuumba: Garmai Zayzay Awarded Spring 2021 Featured Creative

Zaria Johnson
April 30, 2021

Philadelphia native and Kent State Freshman Garmai Zayzay grew up creating unique designs and coordinating her own outfits, almost as if she was born with a passion for everything...

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Gilberto Gil via Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Afro-Latinx Figures Everyone Should Know

Julia Duanetto De Sousa
April 30, 2021

We are not alone, as we stand on the shoulders of giants. They paved the ways we now walk. Those who came before us and now left their legacy for us to carry on. Those who...

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Life After Black Squares: Black Fashion Students’ Outlook on Racism in the Industry

Zaria Johnson
April 30, 2021

Red carpets, runway shows and dress up with his mom are all it took for John Harris to fall in love with fashion. Inspired by the way clothing allowed celebrities -- and...

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Spring 2021 Digital Release

Spring 2021 Digital Release

Administrator
April 30, 2021

The last year has proved to be difficult for all of us in terms of the Coronavirus pandemic, social isolation and even the social and political hardships at Kent State and...

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