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


The US Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC on February 8, 2022.

Supreme Court lifts restrictions on Biden administration communications with social media companies

Devan Cole, CNN October 20, 2023

CNN– The Supreme Court on Friday lifted restrictions on the Biden administration’s communications with social media companies while a lawsuit targeting the government’s efforts to combat online...

Kent State fashion students get creative on social media

Caroline Willis August 25, 2023

Kent State fashion students are using platforms like Instagram and TikTok to cultivate creativity and make their mark on the digital stratosphere. From sustainable fashion styling to virtual design...

What we know about the major Pentagon intelligence leak

CNN– The man arrested by the FBI in connection with a massive US classified documents leak was charged in Boston Friday with unauthorized retention and transmission of national defense information,...

The Kent State University Admissions Office Instagram page.

Universities take to social media to combat enrollment declines

Alex Zito, Reporter February 23, 2023

As college enrollment rates across the nation have declined over the past few years, higher education institutions have had to get creative to stop the downward trend. One of the tactics used is to...

Opinion writer Dylan Walker watches Euphoria on his laptop.

OPINION: Gen Z is desensitized

Dylan Walker, Opinion Writer February 4, 2023

I enjoy filling my spare time, however rare, with a wide array of content. From TikTok to hour-long HBO originals, there is so much media to consume. It’s a nice release of energy. Seemingly mindless...

OPINION: We should all know less about each other

OPINION: We should all know less about each other

Grace Clarke, Opinion Writer January 17, 2023

With a combined total of 3,302 followers on all my social media platforms, all 3,302 of those have a preconceived notion of who I am, even if they’ve never met me in person. I portray myself a certain...

Disordered eating habits gain traction through new influencer trend

Madison Goerl, Reporter May 9, 2022

Social media influencers are spreading a new health trend that shows the ideal life of "that girl." "That girl" is a hyper-productive woman who lives an aesthetic and accomplished lifestyle. She...

Mike Jackson, Kent State alumnus, joins Kent State’s School of Media and Journalism as a professional-in-residence. 

Kent State alumnus brings professional insights for MDJ students

Chong Chen Reporter February 23, 2022

Kent State alumnus Mike Jackson will use his experience in advertising and marketing to help students realize how great work is produced in the place where his dream began. A marketing executive with...

Will Matthews stands outside of the Southern Comfort Food Truck. The 2019 Kent graduate wanted to bring food to Kents campus that reflected the food he ate back home. 

Southern Comfort Kitchen: bringing New Orleans style food to Kent on wheels

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 6, 2022

Coming from New Orleans, Will Matthews, Kent State 2019 graduate, saw very little food options that mirrored the meals he was used to eating back home.So, he realized he needed to bring the south to Northeast...

Kent Police’s new community watch program works to reduce crime

Avery Savage Reporter February 4, 2022

A new Kent Police Department program meant to reduce crime rates has not led to the incarceration of any suspects in its first six months. The city of Kent’s "Community Watch Camera Program” enlists...

Facebook outage

Facebook profits rise amid revelations from leaked documents

Amid fallout from the Facebook Papers documents supporting claims that the social network has valued financial success over user safety, Facebook on Monday reported higher profit for the latest quarter.The...

Facebook outage

Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp go down

(CNN) -- Facebook's week just went from bad to worse.Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered outages midday Monday, according to public statements from the three Facebook services."We're aware that...

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