The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent State’s esports arena during the “Gaming 4 Kids Charity Stream.”

Collegiate esports opens doors for students looking for careers in esports industry

Zachary Shepherd Reporter May 11, 2021

When Paul Rondeau came to Kent State, he was in the ROTC and was planning on pursuing a military career, but when his captain told him he needed extra points to get into a specific branch, he decided to...

The Riverview Apartments complex is located at the corner of River Street and Haymaker Parkway in Kent. 

Old but not forgotten: Riverview Apartments undergo changes to keep complex up to date with new apartments

When looking for housing off campus many students turn to places like Latitude at Kent, The Province and University Edge apartments. With all of the apartment complexes that have opened up over the years,...

Kent State librarian Tony Snyder in his Holly Park apartment unit Friday, January 24, 2020. 

OPINION: One Step At A Time: Holly Park the perfect fit for Snyder

Kent State University librarian Tony Snyder calls his Holly Park apartment unit home. Tony has the same disability as me; cerebral palsy. He does not let it slow him down. He has lived in Holly Park, an...

The glass doors of the streaming pods are entitled by Kent State Esports.

Cavs Legion Lair opened to the public

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter December 3, 2019

The Cavaliers’ NBA 2K League franchise, Cavs Legion Gaming Club (GC), opened its new facility Thursday in the Battery Park neighborhood of Cleveland.Local youth gamers were encouraged to come to the...

Edward, Justin and Ben work together to make the best possible moves for their team.  

Kent State Esports team wins major tournament in Harrisburg, PA

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter October 19, 2019

Kent State's Hearthstone Esports team brought home the first place trophy and the $2,500 prize at last month's Harrisburg University Esports Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.Edward Miller, Ben...

On the left is the large LED screen that will display the on-screen action of the matches and on the right is where the players will sit behind their monitors.

Kent State Esports program announces plans for new arena

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter October 19, 2019

A new arena for the Kent State Esports team is under construction on the second floor of the library.The team has sponsors interested in helping to fund the arena and they are still trying to figure out...

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