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


Marino teaches feature writing and business of publishing. 

JMC Professor Jacqueline Marino wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter November 10, 2019

When journalism professor Jacqueline Marino spent the semester as part of Kent State’s Washington Program in National Issues, she knew she was meant to be a journalist. Marino teaches in the School...

fall candle

Burn after reading: The best fall candles ranked

Emily Day November 5, 2019

What is it about fall candles that sends everyone into a frenzy? Do their flames spark the start to the best times of the year? When we can finally dig out our sweaters and start ordering hot drinks from...

headbands (A MAG)

Q&A with the co-creators of Band Together

Sydney Shufford October 16, 2019

What’s more convenient than a cute headband to spice up an outfit? How about a cute headband that can double as a tube top? Sophomore fashion design major Justine Gallo and senior managerial marketing...

Valerie and her mom, Irene

I am the daughter of immigrants

Valerie Royzman September 4, 2019

He was like a washing machine, my dad.Cycling through tasks, moving mindlessly, over and over. He worked at Parker Steel Inc. in the daytime, returned home to eat and sleep, then drove to his second job...

Behind the scenes of A Magazine

Lauren Garczynski November 28, 2017

Dressed in a striped shirt and a velvet blazer, Grace Harms eyes the detailed pages of the copy and design on her computer screen as the senior art director seeks out any and all errors, racing against...

A Mag’s Do’s and Don’ts: Finals Week

Payton Moore December 7, 2016

When finals roll around, we find ourselves enjoying cleaning, talking to the annoying roommate about her meaningless Thanksgiving break (you ate turkey? Wow!) and organizing drawers of random "whatchamacallits."As...

A Mag’s Dos and Don’ts: Working Out

Payton Moore November 30, 2016

You’ve heard it before: bring a water bottle, stretch, yadda yadda. But you just ate five servings of Thanksgiving leftovers and aren’t going grocery shopping because in your mind, you justified your...

A Mag’s Do’s and Don’ts: Thanksgiving

Payton Moore November 16, 2016

We’re initiating a movement to changing Thanksgiving to “Thanxiety.”A couple of weird cousins, plus your over zealous grandparents, plus your parents (you can only neglect their phone calls for so...

A Mag’s Do’s and Don’ts: Aftermath of the election

Payton Moore November 9, 2016

At 8 p.m. Tuesday night, you probably were comfortably in bed, refreshing CNN’s Twitter for updates, casually listening to election results coming in.But this morning, a fog set over. People you passed...

A Mag’s Do’s and Don’ts: Adulting

November 2, 2016

Somehow over the years, we’ve moved on from the Bonne Bell lip glosses and now shop for good deals on vitamins and we’re not that thrilled about it. We used to be able to scoop marshmallows around...

A Magazine logo

A Mag Do’s and Don’ts: Halloween

Payton Moore October 27, 2016

We’re really sorry to break it to you, but Halloween will never compare to the glory it held during your childhood. We know you knew exactly which house handed out full-size candy bars. We know you loved...

Opinion: A Mag’s Do’s and Don’ts of thrifting

Payton Moore October 19, 2016

Secondhand shopping is a world of its own that many of us have embraced with tight wallets and open minds. Thrifting offers an (often overwhelming) world of possibilities to the frugal shopper (ahem, us)....

Activate Search
The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2
a magazine