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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


USG: The voice of Kent’s student body

Jennie Barr August 21, 2014

Undergraduate Student Government is an organization made up of 25 Kent State undergraduate students who are the voice of the student body. But what exactly does USG do for Kent’s campus and community?Tia...

Understanding how the ‘Freshman 15’ occurs

Jennie Barr August 20, 2014

Loss of sleep, late night snacking and drinking alcohol are some factors that play a role in weight gain for first-year university students, commonly known as “the freshman 15.” Tanya Falcone, the...

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New nursing dean has big plans for College of Nursing

Jennie Barr August 3, 2014

Kent State University’s new dean for the College of Nursing, Barbara Broome, plans to make changes within the college to uphold its legacy. Broome began her journey as the new dean for the College of...

Weight management class aims to improve Kent community health

Jennie Barr July 25, 2014

An eight-week weight management class will begin Aug. 25 in Nixson Hall. Tanya Falcone, adult nutrition counselor for the Center of Nutrition Outreach, will be instructor of the first ever class, which...

Teachers from across U.S. learn about legal issues in journalism

Jennie Barr July 11, 2014

Censoring in school districts does not work, according to the executive director of Student Press Law Center, who was the keynote speaker at a conference for high school journalism teacher hosted at Kent...

Changes ahead for the Daily Kent Stater

Jennie Barr July 10, 2014

Beginning fall 2014, the “Daily Kent Stater” will no longer be printed five days a week; instead, the award-winning newspaper will drop to print only three days a week.Fall editor and senior news major...

University Library to host World Cup viewing parties

Jennie Barr July 9, 2014

The 2014 FIFA World Cup final game will be live streamed on the fourth floor of the University Library Sunday, July 13 at 3 p.m.Assistant Reference Librarian Michael Hawkins said there would be free give-a-ways,...

Annual Media Ethics Workshop planned for September

Jennie Barr July 3, 2014

The ethics of data mining will be discussed at the 10th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 18 in the FirstEnergy Auditorium in Franklin Hall. The conference will begin at 9 a.m.Jan...

Campus Kitchen awarded AARP Foundation grant

Jennie Barr June 26, 2014

Campus Kitchen at Kent State recently received a portion of a $625,000, three-year grant from the AARP Foundation to help community senior citizens fight hunger.The grant, developed by the American Association...

Students in Denmark pose for a group photo during a study abroad trip to study international children literature in June 2014.

SLIS students experience Denmark’s culture

Jennie Barr June 20, 2014

Seven Kent State graduate students traveled to Denmark for a 13-day, study abroad program to gain hands-on experience through the School of Library and Information Science.The graduate students arrived...

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