The Advance is a student-run news site serving the Hiram College community. The site’s content is managed by an editorial staff of communication majors and students from a variety of disciplines. Students enrolled in journalism courses also contribute content to the site. The functions of The Advance are to inform and entertain the student body, faculty, staff, and Hiram community. Stories, photographs, videos, and other content (including letters to the editor) can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bark is the college radio station. It is run completely by the students. Typically one or two student station managers invite students who want to be involved in station programming. Students get experience as disc jockeys, sports announcers, and special programming events.
Student Senate is the representative student governing body of Hiram College. Senate acts as the liaison between the administration and the students. This relationship takes a variety of forms: participation in forums with faculty/staff and fellow students, helping to plan annual campus-wide activities including Homecoming, Campus Day, Springfest, etc., and generally seeking to address the concerns of the student body. Student Senate also has the role of overseeing approval of new clubs seeking to belong to the Associated Student Organizations (A.S.O.), as well as the budgets of all A.S.O. clubs and all Activities Fund requests.
Kennedy Center Programming Board (KCPB)
The Kennedy Center Programming Board (KCPB) is the campus activities programming board at Hiram College that provides a variety of educational, social, recreational, and cultural programs. As a subgroup of Hiram College Student Senate, its members are dedicated to the college and work hard to present diverse activities for the whole campus community to enjoy. KCPB events are free for all Traditional & WEC students and include large events such as Homecoming and Springfest.
Intercultural Forum works towards promoting understanding and awareness amongst the culturally diverse students of Hiram. As one of the largest clubs on campus, they organize some of the biggest annual events, including the International Dinner and Talent Show. The dinner and show provide students with an opportunity to interact with people from various backgrounds while showing casing their own unique culture.