Ryan Landolph

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Ryan is a senior multimedia journalism student at Kent State University with experience in print and radio journalism. He is working toward a Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Journalism. During the school year, Landolph works for Kent State Student Media with Black Squirrel Radio, where he is a sports director and radio host. Additionally, Landolph covers Cleveland sports for FanSided's Factory of Sadness.

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LGBTQ pride flag
Quinn Dombrowski

Ohio is one of the nation’s leading states when it comes to equal treatment in the workplace in terms of sexual identity.

The Human Rights Campaign released its 2018 Corporate Equality Index, which looks at LGBTQ inclusion in major companies and law firms. 32 Ohio employers took part in the survey, getting an average score of 91 percent.

Deena Fidas, one of the study’s authors, says there are four specific criteria that go into determining an employer’s score.

cryotherapy chamber
Kent State University / Kent State University

Kent State University is investing in technology to help its student athletes recover from injuries. The school has installed a cryotherapy chamber, making it the first school in the Mid-American Conference to have one.

The chamber uses subzero temperatures to induce a forced regeneration of the body in a short amount of time.

OLESIA BILKEI / SHUTTERSTOCK

A new report from the March of Dimes finds that Cleveland has the highest rate of premature births in the U.S. The study looked at cities with the 100 highest birth rates.

Narcan kit
Amanda Rabinowitz / WKSU

Akron’s Quick Response Team has become the first in Summit County to offer residents naloxone kits and training on how to use them to counter the effects of an opioid overdose.

Joseph Natko, the district chief of the Akron Fire Department, says the effort is part of a follow-up strategy with people who recently overdosed.

Hower House
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

The estate of Jean Hower Taber is giving the University of Akron more than $20 million, the largest, one-time donation in the history of the university.

Matthew Wilson, UA’s president, says she designated the money to go toward two priorities.

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