The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Digital media production program struggles to cope with student death, professor diagnosis

Stephanie Martzaklis May 9, 2019

Listen to "DMP struggles to cope" on Spreaker.Students in the Kent State digital media production (DMP) major were struck with two tragedies less than a week apart from each other.Students rush to and...

Kent States Dix Stadium.

The end of the women’s lacrosse team’s first season

Sean Fitzgerald May 9, 2019

Listen to "Lacrosse team looks back at first season" on Spreaker. The Kent State Women’s Lacrosse team is wrapping up its inaugural season. It’s a cold, windy mid-April afternoon outside Dix...

Bobby Selvaggio directs student jazz artists in a concert on April 9, 2019. 

Bobby Selvaggio: An advocate for aspiring jazz artists

Phillip Grant May 9, 2019

Listen to "Mentor, Musician, Inspiration: Bobby Selvaggio" on Spreaker.Kent State Jazz studies director Bobby Selvaggio is a strong advocate of the genre who helped create a platform for young, aspiring...

The powerhouses behind Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy’s state championship track team

Nathaniel Bailey May 9, 2019

Listen to "A track powerhouse" on Spreaker.Craig Rupe is the head coach of the Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (CVCA) boys track team. Last year, he coached them to the first team state title in school...

Kent State Quiddich team players. 

Hidden Kent State club gems: The Quiddich Team and Bass Fishing Team

Marissa Severino May 9, 2019

Listen to "Unique Kent State clubs" on Spreaker. When students hear about club sports teams or student organizations at Kent State University, they might think of soccer, volleyball or baseball. But...

A photo illustration.

The upsides, downsides of the Keto Diet

Joseph Ciccolini May 9, 2019

Listen to "The truths behind the keto diet" on Spreaker.The Keto Diet has been taking social media by storm, and some trainers recommending it to lose weight. However, many others say it is unhealthy and...

KSU athlete battles mental health stigma, aims to advocate for children

Jermaine Jackson May 9, 2019

Listen to "Monique Smith: Kent State athlete and advocate" on Spreaker.Being able to play basketball at the collegiate level is a dream for some. The journey and dedication it takes to be able to play...

The victory bell sitting at the bottom of Blanket Hill. 

University, May 4 Task Force come to an impasse for 50th commemoration

Jarett Theberge May 9, 2019

Listen to "University, May 4 Task Force at crossroads" on Spreaker.As the 50th anniversary of the May 4 tragedy at Kent State approaches, plans for commemoration are underway for the milestone. The university...

Ryan Sajjady.

International student struggles to find positives among U.S.-Iran disparities

Jacob Gajda May 9, 2019

Listen to "Iran student struggles with political disparities" on Spreaker.For many, finals can be a stressful time, but one Iranian student is feeling all this pressure and some more.Iranian international...

Kent State student Carrie Esser poses in her self-painted body paint. 

With a few strokes of a brush, Kent State student makes a business out of passion for body painting

Erin Simonek May 9, 2019

Listen to "Kent State student displays passion through body paint" on Spreaker.Some say in order to be a successful business student, you must have unique business goal to be standout and be successful....

Photo of Kayden Maclay. 

Student shares who he’s been all along: Meet Kayden

Clay O'Neal May 9, 2019

Listen to "Meet Kayden Maclay" on Spreaker.It’s 2019. Although there are still hardships and relentless bullying in the LGBTQ community, America seems to slowly be accepting transgender individuals.Kayden...


Stewards fight for better water quality 50 years after Cuyahoga River fire

Christiana Ford May 8, 2019

Listen to "Stewards of the Cuyahoga" on Spreaker.This year marks the 50th anniversary for the burning of the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio.The fire made national headlines and caused an estimated $100,000,000...

Activate Search
The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2
Storytelling With Sound