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


Dr. Miller was, and still is, the man. He is truly one of a kind. 

One Step at a Time: The surgeries that changed my life

Michael Reiner Opinion April 9, 2020

I am a firm believer that everything in life happens for a reason. This is how I maintain my optimism, because there is always light at the end of every tunnel. The most prominent example of this is when...

Me and Seth Bad Mamma-Jamma Bradford after a big playoff win over Leetonia. Good times!

OPINION: One Step At A Time: The Big Orange Machine

Michael Reiner columnist March 8, 2020

My years at Wellsville High School were some of the best years of my life. I did many things in high school, but nothing quite like when I was the “Voice Of The Tigers” for WHS athletic events. I...

Student ASL interpreter Abbe Marchetta (left) interprets Michael Reiners interview question to deafblind writer Angie Orlando (right) Friday, November 15, 2019. 

One Step at A Time: Deafblind Kent writer tells all in upcoming movie

Michael Reiner Columnist November 20, 2019

 Kent native Angie Orlando loves to tell stories. However, Angie’s story is one with many ups and downs. The Kent community will get to see her documentary called “I’m So Amazing” this coming...

Shirley Bowald, Paul Anthony, and Michael Reiner in front of the Reach 4 More sign. 

One Step At A Time: Finding My Niche In The Workforce

Michael Reiner Columnist October 4, 2019

After my freshman year of college, I decided that I wanted to get a summer job. When I first started the employment process, I thought that I would be the perfect candidate for any job. That wasn’t...

Heres the guys and I at graduation. Left to right: Eric Sullivan, Mitchell Reiner, Christian Steff, Michael Reiner, Vinny Giordano. 

One Step At A Time: The guys

Michael Reiner Columnist September 18, 2019

Looking back on my life thus far, I think it’s safe to say I’ve made a lot of good friends. But there are four guys who have been there since the beginning, and I can’t imagine my life any other...

My dad Bill likes to ride his bike as well.

One step at a time: Keeping Balance

Michael Reiner August 22, 2019

OPINION I am now a senior in college and I couldn’t be happier. This is going to be an amazing year, but I have to keep my priorities in check and have a balanced lifestyle. My grandma maintains balance...

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