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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Fire erupts in central Paris after gas explosion

Paris CNN -- A fiery gas explosion in central Paris resulted in injuries to at least 29 people and drew hundreds of firefighters to the scene on Wednesday afternoon. Some 270...

How the Parisian protests are affecting study abroad students

Ashley Caudill, Reporter May 9, 2023

When preparing to study abroad, some find it easy to look at what is happening in the world to discourage themselves from going abroad for weeks to months on end. With Russia’s war on Ukraine and now...

Photo courtesy of Connor Doran.

The student experience abroad

Ashley Caudill, Reporter February 9, 2023

Thousands of students across campus study abroad in one of Kent State’s multiple study abroad programs every year. These programs allow students to expand their education globally, learn new cultures...

Airline passengers destined for the U.S., after the lifting of restrictions for vaccinated foreign travelers, wait for processing at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France, on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. The U.S. is lifting entry restrictions for more than 30 countries, allowing fully vaccinated travelers to fly from places including Europe, China and India. Photographer: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The US is reopening its borders to Europe

Sheena McKenzie and Joseph Ataman, CNN November 8, 2021

(CNN) -- The United States has reopened its borders to vaccinated international travelers, ending a 20-month travel ban at the same moment Europe is battling a surge of Covid-19 cases that has pushed...

Biden administration launches $10 million ad campaign, leaders network to encourage vaccination

Latest Ohio Republican anti-vaccine bill could be dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A House GOP bill limiting businesses' ability to require the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment hit another roadblock Wednesday, with indications the measure may be...

Quinn McGuire abroad in Rome.

One year into the pandemic, students reflect on being sent home from precious times abroad

Jessica Ames Reporter March 5, 2021

One year ago, as he stood on top of Florence, Italy’s famous cathedral, current KSU senior architecture student Quinn McGuire was in awe of the European city surrounding him. He believed the city would...

A dress from Shuxians collection that was shown on September 5 for the Supima Competition.

Alum showcases work at PFW, wins CFDA award

Ashley Johnson October 30, 2019

Fashion design alumna Shuxian Kong accomplished a lot during her time at Kent State. She was a finalist for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards in New York in 2017, won the “Sportswear/Casual...

OUR VIEW: Sparking coverage of the Amazon fires

Editorial Board August 25, 2019

The first time we read about the Amazon rainforest fires last week, it was not through platforms we expected like CNN, CBS or the New York Times. We read most of the information on Twitter and Facebook....

Alanna Lizun, now a Kent State fashion design alumna, prepares models wearing her collection to take the runway in Rockwell Hall on Friday, April 27, 2018 for the annual fashion show, “FS2:Alchemy. 

Meet Alanna Lizun — the Kent State alumna taking on the world of fashion

Ashley Johnson September 23, 2018

Kent State fashion design alumna Alanna Lizun had a pretty successful year. Lizun’s collection, “Arguments + Eruptions,” won Best in Show in “FS2:Alchemy” — the university’s 2018 annual...

Kent State Stark expo brings 19th century art to life

Natalie Meek September 29, 2017

Kent State Stark students restaged the 1889 Paris Universal Exposition on Sept. 27 as part of a national program called Reacting to the Past.The 1889 Paris Universal Exposition was a gathering of international...

Members of Kent State PINK pose around their display at a Victorias Secret Fashion Show viewing party at Paninis in Kent on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. 

Students pack Panini’s for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show screening

Dominique Pishotti December 6, 2016

A line of approximately 50 girls stood outside Panini’s Bar and Grill Monday night waiting to enter the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show viewing party. The restaurant opened its doors at 8:30 p.m. and...

Photo courtesy of Tracie Pfogner

Fashion School provides students to take part in Paris Fashion Week

Taylor Pierce March 10, 2016

The semi-annual fashion event, Paris Fashion Week, which showcased fashion collections to the public and buyers, concluded on Wednesday.The fashion show featured pieces from various artists and designers,...

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