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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Trashed or trash? St. Patty’s Day leaves lasting effect on environment

Morgan Hoover, Reporter May 3, 2024

The legendary signal of a party, the red solo cup, takes 450 years to decompose — if it’s even able to. America’s beloved cup is made of six plastics, quantified as no. 6 plastic, each being incredibly...

People flood the streets while celebrating during Fake Paddys day on March 9, 2024.

Rain or shine: Students celebrate Fake Patty’s Day

Janson McNair and Adriana Gasiewski March 9, 2024

Celebrators start their day early with morning "darties" As Fake Patty’s Day kicked off, students donned their green outfits and prepared for a day on the town. This is the first Fake Patty’s...

Sophia Fricioni poses with her roommate on their front porch. 

Fake Paddy’s Day celebrations not stopped by COVID-19

Rachel Karas, Assigning Editor Zaria Johnson, General Assignment Editor March 13, 2021

A gray house on the street corner of East College Avenue was vibrant with people in St. Patrick’s-themed garb filling the yard, the porch and the neighboring house’s balcony, but the festivities were...

An example of a meal given to students in quarantine. Courtesy of Ben Vrobel. 

Student’s self-isolation proves to be full of ups and downs

Ben Vrobel Reporter December 9, 2020

While working out at the gym, a friend sent me a text.“Just tested positive.”Right after the text, a 330-number called me. The Kent State COVID-response team had seven dreaded words for me.“You have...

City police arrest 41 during ‘Fake Patty’s Day’

Benjamin VanHoose March 16, 2016

For Kent State students, red Solo cups, dance playlists and green attire signified the beginning of St. Patrick's Day celebrations five days before the actual holiday. Unfortunately, the luck of the Irish...

Our View: Trump troubling the GOP isn’t good for anyone

March 6, 2016

Over the past couple of months, we’ve seen numerous politicians criticize Republican candidate Donald Trump and his stance on national issues, as well as his general behavior inside and outside of his...

Navigating the player’s handbook – ‘Cause the players gonna play, play, play’

Heather Inglis April 21, 2015

Finding college romance can be quite a task. It seems as though some people can snag a boyfriend or girlfriend with no problem and claw at the chance of a college romance turned happily ever after.I am...

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