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A Thanksgiving meal is shared at an American friend’s house.

International students share Thanksgiving plans

Yui Kaichi, Reporter November 23, 2023

Thanksgiving break started Nov. 22, and while many domestic students traveled back home, many international students planned to spend Thanksgiving break traveling, staying on campus, visiting an American...

Students plan to relax, eat this Thanksgiving break

Students plan to relax, eat this Thanksgiving break

Adrianna Quinlan, Reporter November 21, 2023

Thanksgiving break officially starts Nov. 22, and students say they plan to use the three day break to decompress before finals, spend time with family and friends and enjoy home cooked meals.  Jess...

Good Samaritan Turkey and Trimmings Food Drive helps Akron community prepare for Thanksgiving

Erin Sullivan November 20, 2023

Akron's Good Samaritan Hunger Center held its 6th annual Turkey and Trimmings Thanksgiving food drive Monday morning. Tv2's Erin Sullivan has more.

Driving or flying before feasting? Here are some tips for Thanksgiving travelers

Holly Ramer, AP News November 20, 2023

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Getting a big holiday meal on the table can be stressful for the cook (see “The Bear,” Season two, Episode six.) But for guests, just getting to the table also can be difficult,...

Eastway, one of Kent States dining halls, 17 Eastway Dr., Kent, OH.

Dining hall prepares for Thanksgiving Feast

Kylee Coles, Reporter November 10, 2023

Students with a meal plan who are staying on or near campus during Thanksgiving break can order a traditional holiday meal to be picked up Nov. 22, as announced by the university’s Culinary Services. On...

Students travel home for Thanksgiving break

November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Kent State will not have classes from November 23 to November 27. TV2 Reporter Matt Mergen caught up with students who are traveling home, and what they are excited...

Valoree Vargo will serve as Kent States vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement starting on Sept. 1 and as the executive director of the Kent State University Foundation following the appointment of its board of directors. April 31, 2021.

University announces annual ‘Giving Tuesdays’ fundraiser

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 1, 2021

Kent State University announced Monday its annual 'Giving Tuesdays' campaign that will take place throughout the month of November. The initiative, which is in its eighth year, has raised almost $7 million...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Torrie Sweeney and Alysha Allen volunteer at Campus Kitchen on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Campus Kitchen provides thousands of pounds of food through food pantries despite decrease in volunteers

Anthony Elder Reporter February 12, 2021

The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University, often referred to as CKKSU, provides thousands of pounds of food to individuals in the Kent community. Students, faculty and community members are able to sign...

OPINION: Brandon’s World: SmackDown needs to dominate Survivor Series

Brandon Lewis Columnist November 19, 2020

A Thanksgiving tradition like no other, Survivor Series is the one night a year Monday Night RAW and Friday Night SmackDown compete in head-to-head competition, and even though this year’s Survivor Series...

OPINION: A must-watch for the Holiday season is Netflix’s newest original series “Dash & Lily”

Jessica Goodwin Opinion writer November 19, 2020

I promised myself no Christmas movies until after Thanksgiving! But I found a loophole to my own promise. Luckily for me and all the others that resist breaking out the Christmas movies before Thanksgiving,...

Lines of students extended near Risman Dr. on Kent State’s campus. Photo by Mason Lawlor.

Kent State holds open COVID-19 testing Sunday before uncertain Thanksgiving holiday

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 16, 2020

Kent State University hosted free, on-site COVID-19 testing on Sunday in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Both students and local residents waited hours to get tested, with lines stretching from the university’s...

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