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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The LGBTQ+ Center is located on the lower floor of Kent States Student Center and is open to any and all students.

Kent State recognized as one of ‘Best of the Best’ colleges and universities for LGBTQ+ students

Mariah Alanskas, Reporter September 9, 2022

In late August, Kent State received a five out of five-star rating measuring the campus’s safety, inclusiveness and resources for LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff. The rating was measured and awarded...

The Kirkbid family attends the sixth annual Rainbow Run on Oct. 8, 2021.

LGBTQ+ Center hosts sixth annual Rainbow Run

Serena Shortridge Reporter October 10, 2021

East Main Street became a rainbow of color amidst glow sticks, bracelets and more during the sixth annual Rainbow Run on Friday. The Rainbow Run is an annual fundraising event to raise money for the LGBTQ...

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Kent State receives Campus Pride award for second consecutive year

Serena Shortridge Reporter October 5, 2021

Kent State has gained national attention for the second year in a row as one of the “Best of the Best” LGBTQ-friendly universities according to Campus Pride.Campus Pride is a non-profit organization...

OPINION: Until leaders dismantle their own violent systems, we’ll keep burying hazing victims

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer April 3, 2021

Some fraternities are dangerous places that harbor dangerous people. This isn’t a preposterous or malicious assertion. It is a fact.We were reminded of it again last month when 20-year-old BGSU sophomore...

Kent State’s rating displayed on the Campus Pride Index website. 

Kent State named a top school in LGBTQ+ inclusivity by national organization

Bella Hagey Reporter November 14, 2020

Kent State has been named one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly campuses in the nation, according to Campus Pride, a national nonprofit organization.To evaluate colleges on how LGBTQ+ friendly they are, Campus...

As 9/11 is remembered and reflected on, there is now more information, notes, news coverage, and reading to remember 9/11.

What to read and watch on the 19th anniversary of 9/11

Brian Stelter, CNN Business September 11, 2020

(CNN) -- This year the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is being observed as America finds itself in the throes of multiple crises simultaneously.With America in another period of...

LGBTQ Student Center provides a safety net for those whose family disowns them after ‘coming out’

Sierra Campbell October 22, 2018

October hosts LGBTQ History Month and National Coming Out Day. Four in 10 people who come out and identify with the LGBTQ community are rejected by their friends and family, because of their sexual orientation...

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