The Student News Site of Kent State University

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The Student News Site of Kent State University

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The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

illustration by paige brown

is kent state sustainable?

Kayla Jones September 28, 2021

Sustainability is the only way to help our planet, which makes Kent State University's students care about sustainability, but do we know what our school is doing about sustainability? Have you ever taken...

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Illustration is by Amy Dudek

Are they gay?

Kayla Jones May 7, 2021

Coming out in the LGBTQ+ community has always been hard. Even in 2021, coming out requires a great deal of strength to handle the possible backlash. The LGBTQ+ community has faced backlash for years for...

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Illustration is by Amy Dudek

Have We Ever Truly Escaped The Corset?

Kayla Jones March 4, 2021

Corsets were a thing of the past, a mistake made a long time ago. With the corset being reintroduced into modern fashion, the question arises, how much does the corset affect women's self-esteem? The...

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Photo by Valerie Valek

Valerie Valek: local singer on the rise

Kayla Jones February 1, 2021

There is no doubt music is a huge part of our daily lives. However, discovering new music can be a challenge, especially when the artist is just starting their careers. No need to fear, A is here to help...

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Photography by Lisa Helland

How Covid-19 has affected hookup culture

Kayla Jones December 5, 2020

Covid-19 has changed the way we look at the world. We used to want to hug and kiss our loved ones, but now we fear we will spread illness. Everything we did in the past has changed, including our sexual...

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Film photography by Emma Lammermeier

6 ways to stay sustainable in the dorms

Kayla Jones October 20, 2020

As college students, we have the opportunity to be leaders in every aspect of our lives. We are the innovators the world needs. We choose what we are passionate about and how we would like to make change.  Our...

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Illustration is by Maryrose Ceccarelli

The Way the Strawberry Dress is unveiling fatphobia in the fashion industry

Kayla Jones October 14, 2020

The fashion industry has a long history with fatphobia and although the industry is better than it used to be, it still has a long way to go. Luxury brands are starting to become more inclusive with plus...

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Illustration is by Paige Brown

sexual assault services offered on campus

Kayla Jones October 10, 2020

11.2% of college students are raped or sexually assaulted through physical force, violence, or incapacitation. Consent needs to be received before and during any sexual act with a partner. Although, that...

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Illustration is by Marisa DeRoma

women in politics are more than just their clothes

Kayla Jones October 8, 2020

Have you ever scrolled through your Twitter feed and noticed a woman politician being slandered for their fashion choices? If you answered no, then you are simply lying to yourself. All around us, women...

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Photo credit: Jojo Radecky

Kent State TikToker reaches 30k followers, celebrates with merch launch.

Kayla Jones August 5, 2020

We’ve all secretly dreamed of becoming TikTok famous and releasing merch, but one of Kent's very own recently made that pipe dream a reality.  Jojo Radecky, is starting her second year at Kent...

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HOW TO STAY healthy and fight boredom during the coronavirus pandemic

Kayla Jones April 2, 2020

The world we are living in right now is very scary. In our lifetime, we have never experienced a pandemic that has shut down our world as we know it. Everyday life have completely changed because of this...

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art by: emily aslanis

carhartt: workwear becomes trendy

Kayla Jones March 10, 2020

Carhartt. Originally a workwear brand for men, but it has recently turned into the most popular trend for beanie wear between Millennials and Generation Z. How did a trend so obscure become a classic...

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