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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Michelle Dean with a painting she bought from a thrift store, then painted over to create a new piece of art on November 20, 2019.

Student creates new art from thrifted paintings

At first glance, Michelle Dean’s kitchen looked normal. A stove, a refrigerator and some old-fashioned artwork were framed on the walls.Upon further inspection, the paintings weren’t the wholesome,...

Harlequinn Bodziony is a freshman studio art major. Bodziony uses art to portray mental illness.

Student uses mental illness to inspire artwork

Freshman studio art major Harlequinn Bodziony uses art to convey her depression, anxiety and love of all things creepy.“I have kind of a creepier style,” she said. “My dad used to own a costume shop,...

Olivia Wink is a sophomore Art Education Major at Kent State, she makes art and posts them on her Instagram or Etsy @winkfloydart and 40% of all earnings goes towards an animal sanctuary/cause that protects and cares for the animal that is the subject of the art. Nov. 12, 2019.

Kent artist aims to help animals through artwork

Sophomore art education major Olivia Wink has loved animals and art since she was a young girl, and now she is working to combine them for a greater purpose: helping animals.As a child, Wink had several...

Griffin Allman, senior painting and art education double major, peels tape away from one of his canvases. Allman likes to use more abstract designs that way people can interpret it in their own personal ways.

Student artist finds his passion in abstraction

Senior painting and art education major Griffin Allman’s eyes lit up as he described the potential shapes in the support beams, the stairs and the floor around him and how he could piece them together...

Flash walks with the Kent State cheerleaders at the homecoming parade on Sept. 21, 2019.

Homecoming parade brings students, staff, alumni, community together

A few hours before kickoff, students, alumni and Kent community members lined Main Street to watch Kent State’s annual homecoming parade.Among the crowd, President Diacon spoke with students, past and...

‘Paint The K’ to kick off homecoming week

Sylvia Lorson September 15, 2019

The Flash Activities Board (FAB) will be painting the K in Risman Plaza on Monday Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the beginning of homecoming week.Since FAB started in 2017, the group has painted the K...

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