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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Megan and Shawn Wilson, 2016 Kent graduates, attend the Kiss at the K Homecoming event on Oct. 21, 2023.

‘We did meet and fall in love at Kent State’: Couples relive love stories at ‘Kiss on the K’

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter October 22, 2023

University alumni and current students who met their partners at the university gathered together on Risman Plaza to share a kiss on the “K” Oct. 21. Attendees like University President Todd Diacon...

FAB kicks off Homecoming week festivities with FlashBash

Andrew Bowie, Reporter October 17, 2023

A long line stretched throughout the entire second floor of the Student Center Tuesday evening, with eager students waiting for the Flash Activities Board’s FlashBash that featured food and activities...

The crowd cheers as Mariah the Scientist performs at the USG fall concert on Sept. 23, 2023.

Mariah the Scientist’s crowd interactions energize students at Homecoming Concert

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter September 24, 2023

Mariah the Scientist performed at the Undergraduate Student Government’s fall concert Saturday night, becoming the first female artist to headline the concert since the COVID-19 pandemic. Brian Johnson,...

Undergraduate Student Government to host Mariah the Scientist at upcoming Homecoming concert

Addison Foreman, Reporter September 19, 2023

Undergraduate Student Government (USG)  prepares to welcome Mariah the Scientist to campus for their upcoming annual fall concert on Saturday Sept. 23.  Organizing USG’s semesterly concerts is a...

Kent States 2022 Grand Marshals, former female student-athletes, ride with President Todd Diacon in the 2022 Homecoming Parade.

Title IX homecoming celebration: 50 years of opportunity for women’s athletics

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 5, 2022

At Saturday’s Title IX homecoming celebration, Kris Ewing and a group of fellow former women athletes realized something. Everyone had a Judy Devine story. Devine, a pioneer in women’s sports...

The Kent State football team celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the homecoming game on Oct. 1, 2022.

Reaction to MACtion: Record-breaking performances rake in homecoming success

Jacob Hansen, Reporter October 2, 2022

In its homecoming matchup, Kent State’s football team became the first team in FBS history to have a 240-yard rusher and a 240-yard receiver in the same game. Redshirt junior wide receiver Dante Cephas...

The Kent State Student Section cheers on the Golden Flash football team during the Homecoming game. The men won against Ohio University 31-24.

Food, fun and Flashes as thousands celebrate homecoming at Dix Stadium

Katherine Masko, Social Media Manager October 1, 2022

Hot dogs on grills, students in navy blue and alumni hanging out can only mean one thing: homecoming. Tables, tents and grills packed Dix Stadium parking lot Saturday while music blared from different...

Students, community, alumni revel in blue and gold pride at 2022 homecoming parade

Grace Clarke, Reporter October 1, 2022

Showered in blue and gold, hundreds of students, family and alumni gathered along Main Street to celebrate over 100 years of tradition at the Kent State Homecoming Parade. The parade, which began at...

MAC East champions v. national champs: Kent State becomes No. 1 Georgia’s strongest competitor yet

Jacob Hansen, Reporter September 25, 2022

To a crowd of over 90,000 people, Kent State became the only team to score more than seven points on No. 1 Georgia this season. “I know people have a lot of opinions, but I believe in my kids and...

Kicking off homecoming with Flash Bash

Kicking off homecoming with Flash Bash

Grace Clarke, Reporter September 25, 2022

Kicking off the week before Homecoming, Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Flash Activities Board (FAB) will host "Flash Bash" on Monday. With Homecoming week quickly approaching,...

Yung Gravy to headline homecoming concert

Yung Gravy to headline homecoming concert

Alton Northup, Staff Reporter August 24, 2022

The certified platinum, internet sensation that is Yung Gravy, often known as “your mom’s favorite rapper,” will headline Kent State Undergraduate Student Government’s Homecoming Concert. Yung...

Forever Brighter funds will be used for scholarships, research funding and building expansion

Megan Becker Assigning Editor October 7, 2021

The $350 million Forever Brighter fundraising campaign will be used to prioritize student success, expand university initiatives and build the future.Kent State University announced the $350 million fundraising...

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