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Haymaker Farmers Market comes to Kent State

Dennis Farahani, TV2's Reporter September 19, 2023

The Haymaker Farmers Market kicks off the fall season and gives students an opportunity to support local farms. Students are able to buy farm fresh honey, flowers, fruits, and so much more. There are around...

Kent State hosts Ohio Latino Affairs Summit on campus

Michael Neenan, TV2 Reporter September 15, 2023

Kent State hosted the Ohio Latino Affairs Summit in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The theme this year was “Avanzando Juntos,” meaning moving forward together. The summit's slogan is "Latino Growth...

Sunset rainbow during Kent State Homecoming Football game

Flashes v. Central Connecticut preview: Football prepares for home opener

John Hilber, Reporter September 14, 2023

Football coach Kenni Burns said his team has “to focus on [them]selves” ahead of its match-up against Central Connecticut State University. “We have to get better as a football team like we did...

The Kent State field hockey team lines up in anticipation of a penalty corner.

Field hockey scores once over weekend, extending losing streak to three games

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter September 12, 2023

Kent State’s field hockey team scored one goal in its games against No. 11 Penn State and Bucknell over the weekend in Pennsylvania. KSU fell to 1-5 overall, extending its losing streak to three games,...

‘We’re a better football team’: Knights slay Flashes in big way in opening week

John Hilber, Reporter September 1, 2023

The first game in the “KentGRIT” era did not produce the best result. “Not the start we wanted, but I’m proud of the way the team competed in the first half,” coach Kenni Burns said. “It’s...

Theater and dance students return to New York in hopes of starting their career

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter May 12, 2023

The seniors for Kent State’s theater and dance program returned to New York over spring break for big-time auditions.  The New York audition has been happening for over 20 years and this year's auditions...

How the Parisian protests are affecting study abroad students

Ashley Caudill, Reporter May 9, 2023

When preparing to study abroad, some find it easy to look at what is happening in the world to discourage themselves from going abroad for weeks to months on end. With Russia’s war on Ukraine and now...

Richmond inks contract extension through 2028 as KSU Athletic Director

Jacob Shondel, Reporter May 8, 2023

Kent State University announced on April 26 that current Director of Athletics Randale Richmond's contract will be extended through 2028.  “I am very thankful to President Diacon and the Board of...

Junior forward Jenna Hellstrom pushes the ball up feild against CSU on Sunday Sept. 13, 2015.

All-time women’s soccer scorer becomes assistant coach

Nico Crespo, Reporter May 5, 2023

Kent State’s women’s soccer all-time leader in goals scored, Jenna Hellstrom, returned to join the coaching staff as an assistant coach. Hellstrom is a former member of the Canadian Women’s National...

Lecturer and assistant professor Erica Eckert speaks on what the Kent administration was doing during and leading up to the May 4 shooting May 3, 2023.

‘Where Were the Administrators? A Student Affairs Perspective on May 4’ lecture

Adriana Gasiewski, Reporter May 4, 2023

Assistant professor of higher education Erica Eckert discussed how the university’s administration handled the events surrounding the May 4 shootings in her Thursday lecture titled “Where Were the...

Student charged with off-campus rapes asks for bond reduction, remains listed in student directory

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2023

Editor's note: The hearing to consider reducing McCoy's bond has been continued and will now take place at 11:15 a.m. May 19. McCoy Watkins, the Kent State architecture student charged with two first-degree...

Lydia Lisowsky and her cousin Paul, both with Ukrainian roots. (Courtesy of Lydia Lisowsky)

How Kent State students, faculty are helping to support Ukraine

Ashley Caudill , Reporter May 4, 2023

Lydia Lisowsky’s grandparents migrated from Ukraine to the U.S. during World War II. She grew up speaking fluent Ukrainian, practicing the culture and attending Ukrainian schools in the area. Now, she...

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