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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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KSU alumnus family farm impacted by East Palestine train derailment
KSU alumnus' family farm impacted by East Palestine train derailment
Matthew Brown, Photo Editor • February 8, 2023

Jesse Gettemy, a KSU alumni who graduated in 2017, was home visiting his family in East Palestine, Ohio when the train that derailed Feb. 3 experienced...

Kent States Bowman Hall, located on 850 Lester A. Lefton Esplanade, Kent, OH.
Racist threat found in Bowman Hall bathroom
Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief and Cassidy Gladieux, Campus Editor February 5, 2023

Editor's note: The video portion of this story was published Feb. 2, and the written portion was published Feb. 5. A racist threat toward...

Daughter of East Palestine residents starts GoFundMe for displaced
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Daughter of East Palestine residents starts GoFundMe for displaced
February 8, 2023

After a train derailed from its tracks Friday night in East Palestine, many residents were forced to pack up their things in a matter of moments...

Student tour guide Hannah Hapanowicz points out key buildings on campus to prospective students in the library.
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A day in the life of a Kent State student tour guide
Alex Zito, Reporter • February 8, 2023

Despite frigid temperatures and flying snow, student tour guides, high school students and parents toured the Kent State campus on Feb. 3. Student-led...

Kent State has the AACSB accreditation and the AACSB accounting accreditation.
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Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship continues reaffirmed accreditation
Anthony Zacharyasz, Reporter • February 8, 2023

For 58 straight years, the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship has been given accreditation from the Association to...

The Kent Stater Valentine's Day Zine
Evacuation efforts continue after East Palestine train derailment
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Evacuation efforts continue after East Palestine train derailment
February 7, 2023

Rescue efforts are underway after residents were forced to evacuate their homes in East Palestine following a train derailment Friday night. TV2's...

The front of the Star of the West Mill on Jan. 17, 2023.
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Star of the West Mill fire investigation underway, no new updates
Angelia Kellhofer, Reporter • February 4, 2023

On Dec. 2, 2022, the Star of the West Mill in downtown Kent caught on fire, resulting in the continued abandonment of one of Kent’s historical...

Updates on construction around campus
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Updates on construction around campus
January 31, 2023

Construction of the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship is progressing on track. Our own TV2 reporter Sydney Brown spoke...

Kent States Oscar Ritchie Hall, located on 225 Terrace Dr, Kent, OH.
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Racist message scratched into mural in Oscar Ritchie Hall
Kaitlyn Finchler, Campus Editor • January 24, 2023

The letters “KKK” were scratched onto the forehead of a subject in a painted mural on the second floor of Oscar Ritchie Hall – the damage...

KSU alumnus family farm impacted by East Palestine train derailment
KSU alumnus' family farm impacted by East Palestine train derailment
Matthew Brown, Photo Editor • February 8, 2023

Jesse Gettemy, a KSU alumni who graduated in 2017, was home visiting his family in East Palestine, Ohio when the train that derailed Feb. 3 experienced...

Residents relocated after East Palestine train derailment
Residents relocated after East Palestine train derailment
TV2 Staff February 7, 2023

Over 40 residents living in East Palestine were relocated to an evacuation center after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed from its tracks...

Tiger Rae Boutique, which opened on Jan. 26, has rings, bracelets and crystals on display as you walk in the door.
Tiger Rae Boutique opens in Acorn Alley
Chloe Cornely, Reporter • February 6, 2023

Shoppers looking for something different in downtown Kent have a new women’s clothing boutique to visit in Acorn Alley. Rachel Turner, store...

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Members of the Ohio National Guard work in East Palestine on Tuesday.
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Evacuation order lifted for residents near where train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed
Nouran Salahieh, Holly Yan and Joe Sutton, CNN • February 8, 2023

(CNN)--Residents near where a train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, may return home after an evacuation order was lifted Wednesday, officials...

Disney store at Times Square, Midtown Manhattan in New York, United States, on October 22, 2022.
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Disney cutting 7,000 jobs
Chris Isidore, CNN • February 8, 2023

CNN— Disney became the latest company to report deep job cuts, as it said it would cut 7,000 jobs from its global workforce. “While this...

Rodgers will use the four-day retreat to consider what the future holds.
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Aaron Rodgers will undertake four-day ‘darkness retreat’ to consider NFL career
Amy Woodyatt, CNN • February 8, 2023

 CNN— Hello, darkness, my old friend…. It’s Aaron Rodgers. As speculation swirls as to what the future holds for the Green Bay Packers...

Kent State players dive for Bowling Green senior Gabe ONeal to gain possession of the ball during the game on Feb. 7, 2023.
Strong second half propels men's basketball against Bowling Green
Jacob Shondel, Reporter • February 8, 2023

Coming into the game, the Kent State men’s basketball team was 2-1 when playing after a loss. Tuesday, in the M.A.C. center, the Flashes...

Wrestling puts up second-highest point total in loss to Central Michigan
John Hilber, Reporter • February 5, 2023

Redshirt senior Jacob Cover led the way with an undefeated weekend, but Kent State’s wrestling team fell just short of a comeback after trailing...

Baidy Ba breaks school record for indoor track and field
Matthew Franos , Reporter • February 5, 2023

For 56 years, a men’s indoor mile record stood for Kent State’s track and field team. Saturday, that record was broken as sophomore Baidy...

Gymnastics posts season-high, placing second at Northern Illinois Tri-Meet
Michael Neenan, Reporter • February 5, 2023

The Kent State Gymnastics team scored a season high 49.425 on the floor, finishing second in the Northern Illinois Tri-Meet. The Flashes scored...

Women's basketball trails nearly the whole game in loss
Lucas Baker, Reporter • February 4, 2023

The Kent State women’s basketball team has allowed, on average, the fewest points per game (61.2) of any Mid-American Conference team this...

Hockey extends losing streak in loss to Cleary
Heidi Marshall , Reporter • February 4, 2023

Kent State’s hockey team traveled to Cleary University, losing 3-2 and extending its losing streak. Kent State is now 4-6 on the season. Cleary’s...

Wrestling's veterans shine in loss to Ohio
John Hilber, Reporter • February 4, 2023

Veteran wrestlers graduate student Jake Ferri and redshirt senior Jacob Cover led Kent State’s wrestling team with wins in a 28-9 loss to Ohio...

The current minimum wage in Ohio is $10.10/hour.
OPINION: The cost of living is unrealistic for college students
Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer • February 7, 2023

The cost of living refers to the amount of money required to support one's necessities, such as housing, food, clothing, transportation and insurance....

Opinion writer Dylan Walker watches Euphoria on his laptop.
OPINION: Gen Z is desensitized
Dylan Walker, Opinion Writer • February 4, 2023

I enjoy filling my spare time, however rare, with a wide array of content. From TikTok to hour-long HBO originals, there is so much media to...