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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent State President Todd Diacon talks and walks with Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity members during a protest on campus Mon., Sept. 14, 2020.

Kent State president releases email detailing action steps against campus racism

Troy Pierson September 14, 2020

After attending a student-led protest on campus this afternoon, Kent State President Todd Diacon released an email detailing the actions the university will take to combat racial inequality on campus.Diacon...

ATR_FLUX Telesuit

Kent State fashion industry studies student Michelle Park Kołacz, Kent State fashion design student Jin Liang and Kent State fashion industry studies student Maame Amoah collaborated on a "telesuit"...

Lamar Hylton Zoom

Screenshot from Zoom June 9, 2020

Lamar Hylton, Vice President of Student Affairs helped lead the discussion and asked the questions throughout the town hall via Zoom on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.


Nicholas Hunter March 16, 2020

I’ll cut to the chase: I’m scared of the coronavirus.I have a chronic lung disease called cystic fibrosis and I’m a lung transplant recipient because of it. Right now, I’m the healthiest I’ve...

Kent State President Todd Diacon rides PARTA buses

Kent State President Todd Diacon rides PARTA buses

If you got on a PARTA bus on campus today, there's a chance you could've been a passenger alongside Kent State President Todd Diacon. In honor of National Bus Day (and on the coldest day of 2020 so far),...

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

A sixth person died from vaping-related lung disease. Here’s what you need to know

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN September 11, 2019

Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 19:21 ETUpdated: 11 SEP 19 08:29 ET    (CNN) -- A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said Tuesday....

Destruction from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian heads for the Carolinas, could bring ‘life-threatening storm surge’ to the coast

(CNN) -- Hurricane Dorian strengthened slightly Wednesday afternoon as it heads toward the Carolinas, bypassing Florida.Its core is forecast to approach the coast of South Carolina, near Charleston,...

Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm to hit the planet so far this year, has swept into the Bahamas, leaving many travelers among those affected.

Millions face evacuation orders from Florida to South Carolina – and the decision to stay or go

By Mallory Simon, CNN September 2, 2019

 Originally Published: 02 SEP 19 11:43 ETUpdated: 02 SEP 19 13:28 ET    (CNN) -- Harry Brock saw the devastation that Hurricane Dorian brought to the Bahamas but says he will ride out the storm in...

The Board of Trustees passed a proposal in June 2019 to add a $20 fee to students bursar bills in an effort to improve mental health services on campus. 

Kent State yet to determine specifics of mental health fee

Abigail Mack August 31, 2019

Parking tickets, textbooks and difficult roommates occupy the minds of many college students. However, a 2018 survey conducted by the World Health Organization shows mental health is becoming a bigger...

Nina Schubert stands with her courage award given to her by John Kasich. 

2018 Courage Award recipient inspires others with her battle against mental illness

Meghann Morrow March 18, 2018

Just over a year after recovering from an overdose attempt, freshman early childhood education major Nina Schubert is setting an example for those who struggle with mental illness around the country every...

Democrats debate issues on the stage in Columbus in hopes of landing a nomination for governor Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. 

Democratic hopefuls debate in Columbus for governor nomination

Andrew Keiper October 30, 2017

 Democrats hoping to land a coveted nomination for governor took the stage in Columbus Sunday night to hash out the nuances of their platforms and the ways they differ from their Republican counterparts.Four...

Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Ohio’s political roundup: The 2018 governor’s race heats up

Laina Yost September 3, 2017

Gov. John Kasich, Ohio’s longstanding Republican leader, will soon be out of office, clearing the path for a wide-open gubernatorial campaign in 2018.Without the challenge of taking on a well-known incumbent,...

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