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Sister Circle and The Element Magazine hold their first collaborative event

Sister Circle and The Element Magazine hold their first collaborative event

Samira Brown, Reporter September 20, 2023

University student group Sister Circle and The Element Magazine held “Elevate your Element” Monday night. It was their first collaborative event held in the Student Multicultural Center.  Co-director...

Board of Trustees cuts tuition costs for Podiatric Medicine Students

Michael Neenan, Reporter September 20, 2023

The Board of Trustees (BOT) approved an action Wednesday afternoon reducing the tuition for in-state podiatric medicine students by 30%.  Ohio residents will see a decrease of nearly $14,000 per year...

Kent State Ph.D. music student releases newest album after accident

Josie Burkhart, Reporter August 18, 2023

Marty Ryan, a Kent State music education graduate student, got the idea for his latest album after surviving a fall at a restaurant which led him to write down his memories in fear of forgetting them. Ryan,...

New cheerleading coach hired along with a new partnership for cheer program

Josie Burkhart, Reporter June 28, 2023

Sarah Tedrick, an alumna of Kent State, will serve as the new head coach of the cheerleading program as it joins the athletic department this fall. Tedrick brings over 15 years of training from World...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to their seeding in the NCAA Tournament at Water St. Tavern in Kent, Ohio, Sunday. Kent State played UCLA as a 14 seed in the South region in 2017.

Men’s basketball gets back to dancing – six years later

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 16, 2023

After six years, the Kent State men’s basketball team is back in the NCAA tournament. Assistant coach Jon Fleming and graduate student Kevin Zabo went from being players to now working under coach...

Through donations, Delta Zeta raised $50,530.29 for their philanthropy March 5, 2023.

Delta Zeta Lip Sync raises over $50,000 for speech and hearing impairment foundations

Blake Serrano, Reporter March 6, 2023

The Student Center Ballroom was filled with entertainment and inclusivity as members of Greek life participated in decade themed lip-sync skits to raise money for children with speech and hearing impairments. Delta...

Administrator of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency visits East Palestine following train derailment

Alexandria Manthey, TV2 Reporter February 16, 2023

Michael Regan, administrator of the U.S. environmental protection agency, visited East Palestine, Ohio, Thursday to give an assessment of response efforts after a train holding toxic chemicals derailed...

Dr. Bernice King kicks off Black History Month celebration

Grace Davies, Staff Reporter February 3, 2023

To cap off the week of Kent State’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, a sold-out crowd gathered to listen to Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King Jr. Bernice...

Kent States Oscar Ritchie Hall, located on 225 Terrace Dr, Kent, OH.

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 was reported to campus police on Jan. 18, but it’s unclear...

Mamacitas opened in Kent in December 2022. The restaurant was originally located in Parma, Ohio.

New ‘authentic’ Mexican restaurant opens in Kent

Savana Capp, Reporter January 22, 2023

Mamacita’s restaurant opened in Kent on Dec. 2 on Main Street. Mamacita’s owner Monica Hally and her two daughters prepare all of their food from scratch each morning before opening. The family...

We need to we need to see the university take this seriously, we need to see them respond to this and we need to we need to have this turned into a bigger conversation. - Alex McPherson.

‘A serious state of disrepair’

Grace Springer, Reporter December 12, 2022

Students from the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music are submitting a petition to Kent State Executive Administration Monday demanding they address problems with facilities and requesting transparency with...

TV2 News is hiring!

TV2 News is hiring!

Alexandria Manthey, TV2 News Director July 29, 2022

TV2 News is hiring for the Fall 2022 semester. TV2 is the editorially independent, student-run television station at Kent State that streams on The station features Flashcasts on Tuesdays...

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