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


Missouri has some of the weakest gun laws in the US. Here’s how that is impacting the Kansas City shooting investigation

Ashley R. Williams, Josh Campbell, CNN February 16, 2024

CNN -- The deadly mass shooting that unfolded Wednesday following a Super Bowl celebration rally in Kansas City – a city that recorded its deadliest-ever year in 2023 – occurred...

Kent State Womens Basketball team after their win over Central Michigan on Feb. 8, 2023.

Weekend recap: Women’s basketball splits matches in Daytona Beach Classic

Emily Lowen, Reporter November 27, 2023

The Kent State women’s basketball team is now 3-2 after splitting its games in the Daytona Beach Classic. KSU lost to Chattanooga 64-54 on Friday and defeated Missouri 67-64 on Saturday.  Against...

REACTION: College football week 10 review

Demetri Manousos, Reporter November 8, 2023

Texas keeps College Football Playoff hopes alive with overtime win  Texas fans saw their season flash before their eyes on Saturday. The Longhorns dominated in the early going of the game, taking...

Aaron Rodgers has played for the Green Bay Packers for his entire 18-year professional career.
(Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Four-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers headed from Green Bay Packers to New York Jets in trade for draft picks

Kevin Dotson, CNN April 24, 2023

CNN– The Green Bay Packers and New York Jets have agreed to trade longtime Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the Big Apple, Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst told reporters Monday. Gutekunst...

Accused shooter in Kansas City shooting of Black teen who went to the wrong house is White man in his 80s

Tina Burnside and Amanda Jackson, CNN April 17, 2023

CNN– A white man in his 80s is the individual who apparently shot and seriously wounded Ralph Yarl, a Black teen, on April 13 in Kansas City, Missouri, according to a CNN review of property records,...

Missouri communities face a long road to recovery after a storm leveled homes and left at least 5 people dead

Nouran Salahieh, CNN April 6, 2023

CNN -- As a tornado-spawning storm system that walloped the Central US winds down, communities in southeastern Missouri are left sifting through the wreckage of what used to...

Tornadoes and severe winds strike central US as another round of rain and snow is set to pummel the West and North

CNN– As severe storms prompted at least nine tornado reports in parts of the central US, a barrage of snow, rain and harsh wind is forecast Monday in places from the West Coast to the Great Lakes, including...

President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, at the Ronald Reagan Building, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Washington.

GOP states sue Biden administration over student loan plan

Seung Min Kim, Associated Press September 29, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration in an effort to halt its plan to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans, accusing it of overstepping...

Nick Petrella, an art Professor at Kent State and the co-creator of the event. 

Art Without Limits viewed worldwide

Benjamin Weaver Reporter February 5, 2022

Having a flexible set of skills is crucial to be successful in your career, said Silas Hite, professional musical composer and performer, during his virtual art entrepreneur session on Feb. 4. “If your...

Shannon Welsh stands in front of her BFA exhibit in the Center for Visual Arts. 

Kent State student recognized in national undergraduate art exhibit

Kelsey Paulus Reporter June 9, 2021

Out of 200 submissions total, one Kent State student earned an opportunity to display her artwork in the 5th annual National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in Missouri. Shannon...

Republican Rep. Jena Powell is the representative in the Ohio House of Representatives who reintroduced the bill focused on trans student athletics.

Proposed Ohio bill would prevent transgender athletes from playing on school sports teams

Ian Jameson Reporter April 18, 2021

Ohio’s statehouse is currently reviewing a bill focused on trans student athletes. Senate Bill 132, if passed, would require high schools, universities and private colleges to designate separate “single-sex”...

Photo courtesy of Nastasha Bastrakov.

Kwench Juice Cafe opens in downtown Kent

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 19, 2021

COVID-19 has heavily impacted establishments in downtown Kent and beyond. But while some shops have shut their doors for good, others have opened their doors for the very first time. Kwench Juice Cafe,...

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