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


After meeting on Tinder, Oglesby and Bauer are learning to make long-distance work while in separate states.

Couple suggests communication, trust to make long distance work

Jennifer Lasik Reporter February 4, 2021

Lauryn Oglesby, a senior at Kent State University, sits in her apartment, waiting for the text from her boyfriend who lives over 100 miles away in Pittsburgh. “It’s been about six months and it does...

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...

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How to navigate dating apps in college

Hannah Davis September 2, 2019

As the weather starts to cool down and the leaves begin to change, you may start to notice more couples strolling hand in hand across campus.Cuffing season, when the weather gets colder and people are...

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Opinion: 5 reasons to use the new Snapchat feature, ‘Snap Map’

Matt Poe July 5, 2017

The ever-popular social media app Snapchat recently introduced its newest feature to entice the masses and excite the local perverts in your community.This new feature known as SnapMap allows users to...

Life without social media: Homework, conversations – even reading the news

Amy Kessler April 9, 2016

 Like so many students, I spend way too much time on social media. It ate up my free time. I barely talked to any of my friends face-to-face. I barely finished any of my homework, because I kept logging...

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Snapchat launches chat update

Emily Mills March 29, 2016

Snapchat launched Chat 2.0 on Tuesday, an updated version of its chat feature it launched two years ago.According to a blog post, the new feature allows users to video or audio call other users in the...

Top 9 Things You Missed This Week

Kianna Bugglin September 15, 2015

It's been a big week in the world of entertainment, and with everyone getting into the swing of busy classes and hectic schedules, you may have missed some big headlines. Here are nine things that happened...


Snapchat introduces first in-app purchase, new selfie lenses

Snapchat introduced its first in-app purchase Tuesday, offering users three replays of otherwise self-destructing messages for $0.99.The feature joins video ads, location-themed digital sticker ads and...


Snapchat gets 4 billion video views, challenging Facebook

David Pierson, Los Angeles Times (Tribune News Service) September 7, 2015

In just three months, Snapchat has doubled the number of video views it gets per day to 4 billion, a spokeswoman for the social media app said.That puts Snapchat on equal footing with social media giant...


Kent State expands social media presence to Snapchat

Julianne Calapa April 29, 2015

Screenshots, stories, drawings and filters are just a few things students can look forward to with Kent State’s new Snapchat account.Kent State officially launched its Snapchat on April 21 under the...

KSU joins Snapchat

Noah Kastroll April 23, 2015

KSU joins Snapchat, launches new social media campaign from on Vimeo.

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Opinion: The new social media: Snapchat brings creative content beyond Friday’s party

Carley Hull January 28, 2015

You might have noticed while you were going through your friends’ Snap stories of hooliganism and first world problems that a new feature has been added. It is called Discover, and it has the potential...

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