Kent News

OP-ED: Senior Exams

Ari Rosen, Campus Reporter

February 26, 2019

For as long as time, students have always dreaded final exams. In recent years, however, some, including members of the Senior Council, have started to question whether senior spring exams are necessary or not. I believe that...

OP-ED: Abortion

Erin Shannon, Campus Reporter

February 22, 2019

Abortion, one of the most divisive issues that exist in today’s political rhetoric, has been a topic of constant debate in the news and our society. It is a topic that sparks passion on either side of the argument: those who...

OP-ED: Precalculus and Intro to Calculus

Alpin Yukseloglu, Campus Reporter

February 22, 2019

Precalculus and Introduction to Calculus are two Kent math courses with more than half of the material overlapping between the two. Even so, many students at Kent are required to take both. Furthermore, students who are taking...

Women in Engineering day offers Kent girls a chance to think about their futures

Jane Mahler

November 5, 2017

Kent is a place beyond limits--students here gain various opportunities and experiences in different fields to explore their passions. Most recently, three Kent girls attended the 3rd annual Women in Engineering day at Universit...

The pros and cons of Saturday classes

Jessica Diecidue, Campus News Reporter

November 5, 2017

Every Saturday morning, Kent students wake up to go to classes from 9 am to 11:25 am, an adjustment for new students used to the typical 5-day school schedule. Many students dread these Saturday classes, yet many other prep sc...

Op-Ed: Weekends at Kent

Lucy Zhang, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

Despite the rigorous academic life during weekdays, Kent can be a place full of fun and creativity on weekends. For every student, weekend life is a shared yet unique experience, which reflects his or her own special life sty...

Op-Ed: Spiritual Life at Kent

Morgan Collins, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

Kent School was founded by an Episcopalian monk, Father Herbert Sill, in 1906. He established the school with the approval of the Episcopalian church, with the principle that the school would remain affiliated with the church. The...

Op-Ed: The Mixed Bag of Recycling at Kent

Natasha Chiu, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

In a world where environmental issues are becoming increasingly prominent, Kent School is taking action aimed at building a more sustainable future. Most students are aware of the yearly Green Cup Challenge, that challenges dorm...

Op-Ed: The Day Student Experience

Jim Forman, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

Day students are a minority at Kent, with some students driving forty-five minutes or more to get to school while other students may be a short walk away from campus. While day students may not necessarily have much in common...

Op-Ed: In Defense of Formal Dinner

Johnny Choi, Campus News Reporter

December 1, 2016

Formal Dinner is one of Kent’s many weekly obligations. Every Thursday evening, all students return from sports and activities, dress up, go to chapel, then sit down with their advisory for an all-school dinner. To some s...

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