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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


whats the cost of love?

The cost of love

Kiara Rodriguez Reporter February 14, 2022

As the clock ticks down on Valentine’s Day, frantic shoppers race through the supermarket in hopes of snagging the last $8 box of chocolates on the shelf or a bouquet of flowers that isn’t too expensive.In...


Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

Kelly Krabill began taking street portraits during her time at Youngstown State University. She worked on the series for a few years and wanted to tell a visual story of each person in the image.

OPINION: How photography led me to a journalism career

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer April 23, 2021

The bulletin boardIn 2007, I spent many hours at Youngstown State University dodging and burning my pictures in the color darkroom. I can still remember the room’s appearance. When entering the lab,...

Video Conferencing platforms infographic

Kent State professors choose between videoconferencing platforms for classes

Madison Knaack Reporter February 15, 2021

Videoconferencing platforms are the way most Kent State students have been attending their virtual classes since the pandemic began, giving professors a few to choose from.  Some of the most used platforms...

Kent State faculty find new ways to teach online

Molly Heideman Assigning Editor March 27, 2020

Kent State faculty have found new and innovative ways to deliver coursework to students digitally who are in more hands-on and experience-based courses.Schools like architecture, art, theater and dance...

Tom Mahon, manager of information technology, teaches a Blackboard workshop for faculty focusing on tests and assignments. There are various different courses regarding Blackboard in the library, as well as online help.

Information technology training provides professors instruction on online resources

Anna Smith Reporter February 14, 2020

Faculty can learn more about technology programs to improve online learning through free workshops.The IT Training and Outreach technical workshop topics include Blackboard Learn, Adobe, Microsoft and...

Facing increased scrutiny, Facebook is considering making some changes to how it handles political ads, a source told CNN Business.

Facebook mulls changes to how it handles political ads

By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business November 7, 2019

Originally Published: 07 NOV 19 09:35 ET    (CNN) -- Facing increased scrutiny, Facebook is considering making some changes to how it handles political ads, a source told CNN Business.The company, however,...

Priscila Gemberling-Nicolotti at a get together at Case Western after her English as a Second Language finals in 2015. Courtesy of Priscila Gemberling-Nicolotti.

Forbes under 30 scholar

Maria McGinnis Assigning editor November 4, 2019

Priscila Gemberling-Nicolotti immigrated to the United States from Brazil five years ago without knowing any English. And now she has been named a Forbes Under 30 Scholar. The Forbes Under 30 Scholar...

OUR VIEW: Sparking coverage of the Amazon fires

Editorial Board August 25, 2019

The first time we read about the Amazon rainforest fires last week, it was not through platforms we expected like CNN, CBS or the New York Times. We read most of the information on Twitter and Facebook....

Andrew Atkins.

The things we lose, the things we find

Andrew Atkins January 17, 2018

A simple Google query lets me know that St. Anthony is, indeed, the patron saint of lost things.“Tony, Tony, come on down — something’s lost, and I need it found.”That’s the prayer my grandma...

Opinion: Facebook experiment illustrates need for online users’ bill of rights

San Hose Mercury News September 3, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday, July 2:———Creepy doesn’t begin to describe Facebook’s 2012 psychological experiment on 700,000 of its unwitting users....

Virtual Tour

Tour campus in the comfort of your home

Erin Zaranec August 26, 2014

When preparing for a campus tour, everyone is expecting one thing: lots of walking. Parents dread it, students dread it and tour guides are guaranteed an all-day workout, rain or shine. But now, needing...

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