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 Police react to Michigan State shooting

February 15, 2023

In the wake of the shooting at Michigan State, many Kent State students may be worried about their safety on campus. But Kent State ranks as one of the safest college campuses according to the FBI crime...

Daughter of East Palestine residents starts GoFundMe for displaced

February 8, 2023

After a train derailed from its tracks Friday night in East Palestine, many residents were forced to pack up their things in a matter of moments and seek shelter at neighborhood school evacuation sites....

Kent State students shine at Ice Skating Collegiate Nationals

February 1, 2023

Austin Brewster and Sydney Marksberry are going for the gold. The two Kent State students are coming off a great performance at collegiate nationals with Marksberry taking home silver and Brewster taking...

Branded at Kent brings vintage clothing to downtown Kent

November 29, 2022

Vintage fans listen up, there’s a new store in downtown Kent that you’re going to want to hear about. Are you a lover of 80’s and 90’s clothing? A sneakerhead or a sports fanatic? Well then Branded...

Rocco’s Cupcake Cafe to open in Downtown Kent 2023

November 15, 2022

Rocco’s Cupcake Cafe is coming to downtown Kent. Originally an online e-commerce business, owner Michela Rocco is opening up a storefront in early 2023. Rocco’s is just one of several small businesses...

Halloweekend in Kent reaches spooktacular heights Saturday evening

October 30, 2022

Halloweekend in Kent is here, and although the actual holiday isn’t until October 31, Kent students have been out all weekend celebrating. Most don’t even celebrate on Monday, instead choosing to dress...

Sex Week 2022 brings frights and fun to sexual education

Olivia Sharp October 25, 2022

Sex Week 2022 is here, and it will make you scream. The week-long festivities kicked off yesterday with a visit from the condom fairy. KIC gives out condoms and dental dams as well as educate students...

Kent Police partner with the Explorer Program to bring more opportunities to youth in Portage County

October 18, 2022

The Kent Police partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to create their own branch of the Explorer Program. An open house was held Tuesday, to promote the second year of the program. It focuses on helping...

Props 4 paws hosts fundraiser at Kent State airport to help animals in need

September 11, 2022

"Props 4 Paws" is a Kent-based charity that has supplied food to local animal shelters since 2011. The organization held a fundraiser on Saturday at the Kent State Airport. TV2's Olivia Sharp reports that...

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