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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Damien McClendon and his son, Nile.

Student poet juggles school and fatherhood

Daria Gaither December 11, 2015

Damien McClendon was living life as a college senior, performing poetry and traveling around the country for performances when he became a father. The news of a baby boy did not stop his dreams of becoming...

Students protest outside of the student center during the State of the University address on Nov. 19, 2015.

Students protest for Mizzou during State of the University address

Daria Gaither November 19, 2015

Kent State’s Black United Students (BUS), Ohio Student Association (OSA) and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) organized a protest outside of the State of University...

Students line-dance at BUSs 90s vs. 2000s community dinner in the Oscar Ritchie Multipurpose Room on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.

BUS decades dinner collects goods for those in need

Daria Gaither November 9, 2015

Kent State students gathered in the Oscar Ritchie Multipurpose Room on Monday night for a night of food, fun, dancing and music in a 90' vs. 2000s themed community dinner hosted by Black United Students...

Members of Legacy Dance Team performed at the Our Time Is Now Benefit Concert to Kanye Wests Blood on the Leaves.

Students raise awareness of #blacklivesmatter with benefit concert

Daria Gaither October 16, 2015

#Blacklivesmatter is a national organization and movement dedicated to “rebuilding the Black liberation movement,” according to the #blacklivesmatter website.This movement was created after the murder...

Steve Brown, Comedian and headliner high fives Tara Horn, 20, junior,paralegal major, after making jokes about her during the BUS annual comedy show in the ballroom of the Kent Student Center, Saturday, October3.

BUS comedy show brings laughs to homecoming

Daria Gaither October 4, 2015

Kent State students and alumni eagerly entered the Student Center Ballroom Saturday night for Black United Student’s annual Comedy Show. “Cut that mf up!” Steve Brown yelled to the music operators...

Black United Students to host annual comedy show

Daria Gaither September 30, 2015

After a long day of Homecoming festivities, students and alumni can relax in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 3 for the Black United Students' annual Comedy Show.This is a free...

Isaac Floyd, the new president of Black United Students, stands outside of Oscar Richie Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. Isaac is a junior exercise science major at Kent State.

Kent State students elect new BUS president

Daria Gaither September 16, 2015

After a tie and re-election last spring, Kent State students elected Isaac Floyd as the new president of Black United Students (BUS).BUS is  the largest and longest running on-campus political organization...

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