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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Memebrs of the Kent State University football team celebrate a touchdown in the game agaisnt Virginia Military Institute on Sept. 11, 2021.

Football looking for upset against Maryland

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 23, 2021

The Kent State football team heads into its last non-conference game of the season against the University of Maryland with an unimpressive 1-2 record. But what is impressive is how the Flashes have played...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

David Hassler, director of Wick Poetry Center and author of the May 4th Voices play. 

‘May 4th Voices’ play brings Tina Fey, others to be a part of virtual commemoration

As the 50th Commemoration of May 4 transitions completely online, one event already fits the bill. The one-hour radio special, based on the “May 4th Voices: Kent State 1970” play scripted by David...

Peter Sagal

Kent State Tuscarawas hosts Peter Sagal for 50th Anniversary celebration

Rachel Walker September 3, 2018

NPR host Peter Sagal will speak at Kent State Tuscarawas’ 50th Anniversary celebration. Sagal replaces the previously announced speaker Dave Berry. Berry, an American author and humorist, cancelled due...

Andrew Meyer, former assistant news director at WBGO in Newark, New Jersey, was named the next news director for WKSU, the public radio station in Kent.

WKSU names new news director

Alicia Balog August 28, 2014

WKSU recently named the former assistant news director of a New Jersey public radio station to be its next news director.Former journalist Andrew Meyer has spent the past 16 years at NPR affiliate WBGO...

Albert Fisler is a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Tuition Troubles

Albert Fisler April 10, 2014

As college students, we know very well the staggering cost of tuition as well as the hole it leaves in our wallets or the debt left to pay in the future. However, we’ve all seen the benefit of a college...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a freshman political science major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Kasich on top in governor polls

Jennifer Hutchinson March 31, 2014

It looks like Ohio Gov. John Kasich is on top — the top 15, to be exact. According to The Fix’s top 15 gubernatorial races of 2014, Kasich’s campaign came in ninth place. Leading his opponent Ed...

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