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


John Jones reacts to a video of Dr. Umar Johnson being shown during a Pride! Kent general meeting

Controversial ‘Prince of Pan-Africanism’ to speak at Kent State

Payton Moore February 6, 2016

Umar Johnson, a learning disability psychologist, will speak at Kent State on Monday. Johnson works with black youth to determine if they have mental disabilities at a young age, and is often criticized...

What I’ve learned at Kent State is…

What I’ve learned at Kent State is…

Payton Moore April 28, 2015

What students learn while at Kent State spans beyond how to properly cite an essay. After asking several students what they feel is the most important thing they’ve learned, college can be defined as...

‘Kent U Dance?’ to showcase diverse music and dance

Payton Moore April 9, 2015

The Dynamic Lyricists will host the “Kent U Dance?” collaboration on Saturday, April 11 to showcase various dance styles.The Dynamic Lyricists is a group of students who produce videos and perform...

Author, activist addresses racism

Payton Moore March 12, 2015

The two stories of Kent State and Jackson State University were blended Wednesday by Ibram X. Kendi in his presentation “Student Lives Matter: Resistance and Violence from Kent State to Jackson State.”Kendi...

“Mothers, Mentors and Muses” honors inspirational female faculty

Payton Moore March 10, 2015

Fifty-five female staff and faculty members received honorary recognition Tuesday in the Student Center Ballroom for the 6th annual “Mothers, Mentors and Muses.”Formerly known as the “Memories of...

Matti Chrisman, of Kent State, poses for judges during The Stripes Flight Evening Gown Competition portion of the Miss Southeast Ohio pageant Saturday at Secrest Auditorium in downtown Zanesville. Photo courtesy of Shane Flanigan.

Miss Southeast Ohio Pageant winner credits pageants for confidence

Payton Moore February 25, 2015

Upon entering the Miss Southeast Ohio Pageant, Matti Chrisman never expected to pull away with the win. The sophomore musical theater major entered the competition to test the waters, as it was her first...

Hassan, a med student at NEOMED, speaks at the interfaith vigil on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Vigil for unity: Students gather to celebrate lives of Chapel Hill victims

Payton Moore February 18, 2015

Students bowed their heads in silence and came together for a larger cause despite the freezing temperatures and blowing snow: unity.“A member from the Muslim Students Association said this pretty well…...

Graphic by Kelly Travillian

Spring break decision: Work or play?

Payton Moore February 11, 2015

Spring break can be described as one week of sacred relaxation.  Whether individuals binge-watch Netflix or disregard sunscreen in hopes for a deep tan, students have their choice of what they will indulge...

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