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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Performers at the second annual Juneteenth Jubilee.

Kent State hosts second annual Juneteenth Jubilee

Tamra McMillion, Reporter June 19, 2022

A white tent, a stage and food trucks on Manchester Field welcomed members of the Kent community for the university’s second annual Juneteenth Jubilee Saturday. Kent State's Division of Diversity,...

A Kent State student accepts her stole at the Karamu Commencement. She is a nursing major with plans to further her nursing education.

Kent State celebrates diversity at Karamu graduation

Ty Kohler, Reporter May 7, 2022

Michelle Hull was sitting next to her son, Kevin, on a bench at Manchester Field. She could not contain her grin and was holding back tears of joy as Kevin was wearing his cap and gown, preparing to walk...

Lines of students extended near Risman Dr. on Kent State’s campus. Photo by Mason Lawlor.

Kent State holds open COVID-19 testing Sunday before uncertain Thanksgiving holiday

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 16, 2020

Kent State University hosted free, on-site COVID-19 testing on Sunday in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Both students and local residents waited hours to get tested, with lines stretching from the university’s...

Mackenzie Burchett gives a presentation during a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State meeting on Feb. 21, 2020. 

What the 2020 election means to sexual violence survivors

Bella Hagey Reporter September 29, 2020

Although sexual violence survivors have dealt with a president with past sexual assault allegations for the past four years, they can only expect the same thing this fall.President Donald Trump, the 2020...

Participants of the Holi festival of colors event cover each other in powdered color on Manchester Field on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Holi ‘festival of colors’ celebrates spring

McKenna Corson April 8, 2017

People of all backgrounds attended the Kent Indian Association (KIA) Holi celebration Saturday, where people celebrated spring amongst clouds of color, music, food and games on Manchester Field.Holi, also...

Maintenance crews work on a broken water main at Manchester Field on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The water main break caused the Student Center to close early Thursday night.

Water service restored to Student Center, will reopen Friday morning

Emily Mills March 3, 2016

Water service was restored to the Kent State Student Center Thursday night after crews repaired a water main break in Manchester Field.According to an update on the university's advisory website, university...

Students celebrate after the conclusion of the first Color War during Black Squirrel Fest on Friday Sept. 11, 2015.

Kent State hosts first Color War during Black Squirrel Festival

Bruno Beidacki September 13, 2015

Kent State’s first Color War took place on Manchester Field during the annual Black Squirrel Festival on Friday, allowing students to both learn about Kent State organizations and blow off steam from...

Maggie Lohmann, sophmore student service leader, plants bulbs at the May 4 Memorial planting Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

New garden remembers KSU fallen students

Anthony Didion November 16, 2014

The Student Memorial Garden will create a reflective space all students can enjoy.The Student Memorial Garden is being built adjacent to Manchester Field near Midway Drive behind the Student Center, said...

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