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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The Kent State University fountain is located on Risman Plaza.

Faculty Senate approves graduate assistantship policy, updates Kent Core re-evaluation

Michael Neenan, Reporter November 15, 2023

The Faculty Senate approved a motion to create a new university policy regarding graduate assistantships during its meeting Monday. This new policy requires graduate students to have at least eight credit...

A spreadsheet shows classes one would take as a fashion media major, compared to the tracks for journalism majors and fashion merchandising majors.

OPINION: Fashion media major should be offered at Kent State

Rachel Chapuis, Opinion Writer May 4, 2023

I remember when I first toured Kent State University, specifically the College of Communication and Information and the School of Fashion. I was so excited and overwhelmed by the upcoming decision of which...

Matthew Rollyson is the assistant dean of CCI.

CCI Core approaches 10-year anniversary

Austin Monigold reporter March 29, 2021

The CCI Core, a base set of cross-major courses required for students with majors in the College of Communication and Information, has grown in 10 years from three required classes to 10 options.For the...

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Dating violence, liquor and drug abuse down in annual campus safety report

Emma Andrus Reporter Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 15, 2021

Editor’s Note: The following story has been updated to include information about the Clery Act, such as the fire occurrences, and additional information on other crimes. Reports of dating violence and...

Although the Kent Stage is currently closed, the venue still hosts live streams to continue supporting artists.

Kent Stage looks forward to reopening and Save Our Stages Act

Brynne Mann Reporter February 8, 2021

You don’t know what you have until it’s gone, the Kent Stage owner said about the venue’s temporary closure.The Save Our Stages Act was created by the National Independent Venue Association to help...

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they push barricades to storm the US Capitol in Washington D.C on January 6, 2021. Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification.

Washington Post: FBI warned of violent ‘war’ at Capitol in internal report issued day before deadly riot

Devan Cole, CNN January 12, 2021

(CNN) -- The FBI warned of a violent "war" at the US Capitol in an internal report issued a day before last week's deadly siege, but it wasn't acted on urgently enough to prevent the domestic terrorist...

Faculty Senate continues toward changes in Kent Core

The Faculty Senate voted to pass the supported material proposal made by the University Requirements Curriculum Committee (URCC) for a proposed model of a Kent Core assessment Monday. The proposal includes...

Kent Part-Time Faculty Alliance

Adjuncts discuss wages, job security

Editor's Note: Rick is an alias for an adjunct professor at Kent State who asked not to be identified by his real name. The name was created to protect his identity. Rick, an adjunct professor at Kent...

Future changes to come to Kent Core program

Over the next few years, the Kent Core general education requirement will change and modernize to meet the needs of students. Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Mary Ann Haley said one...

Faculty Senate addresses tenure and promotion concerns

Victoria Manenti April 13, 2015

Faculty Senate members discussed issues surrounding the university tenure and promotion process, approved two new Kent Core courses and elected new officers during their third meeting Monday.Todd Diacon,...

Faculty Senate proposes changes to Kent Core

Victoria Manenti February 10, 2015

Faculty senate approved the creation of two new majors and debated changing the Kent Core curriculum and requirements during its first meeting of the semester Monday.Senate members argued if making certain...

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