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As egg prices rise, so do attempts to smuggle them from Mexico, say US Customs officials

Zoe Sottile, CNN January 22, 2023

CNN -- High prices are driving an increase in attempts to bring eggs into the US from Mexico, according to border officials. Officers at the San Diego Customs and Border Protection Office have seen an...

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...

Tuan Kiet Trinh, a biochemistry and pre-pharmacy sophomore from Vietnam stands inside the Integrated Sciences Building where he conducts daily research and visits with other international friends. International students have experienced added stress during the pandemic and have learned to adapt after sudden isolation.

International students adapt to isolation during the pandemic

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 24, 2021

Celebrating the Chinese New Year alone in his quiet apartment was not what international student Tuan Kiet Trinh had anticipated for his sophomore year at Kent State. Cooking traditional Vietnamese food...

Passengers que at the American Airlines counter in Ronald Reagan National Airport on September 17, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia, amid the coronavirus outbreak (Photo by Daniel SLIM / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden signs order requiring masks for travelers

(CNN) -- Wearing a face mask will soon be federally mandated for interstate travelers in the United States, according to an executive order signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday.The travel order applies...

Alex Price opens his van. He used money from selling his house to buy this Ford Transit that hes retrofitted with a bed and shelving.

Homeless by choice: Ravenna man prefers life on the road

Michael Indriolo February 27, 2019

Alex Price felt like he was living in a video game six months ago. The 19 year-old grew deeply dissatisfied with what he felt was a never-ending, meaningless cycle, so he sold his house, bought a Ford...

Madeline Steward explaining Valentine’s Day tradition at the Italy booth.

Valentine’s Day goes global in I Heart Travel Passport event

Alissa Reyes February 15, 2018

The Office of Global Education celebrated the love of travel with their passport event, part of “I Heart Travel Week,” in Bowman Hall Wednesday.The event, sponsored by the Office of International Programs...

Photo courtesy of Sarah Cahn

Going abroad: One student, 21 countries

Felicia Guadagni October 14, 2015

Around the world in 80 days — almost.Sarah Cahn, senior fashion merchandising major, traveled to 11 countries during her study abroad trip to Florence, Italy, last spring semester adding to the 80 percent...

Freshman Sam Jones serves the ball to Indiana State during the Golden Flashes Classic on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015.

Women’s volleyball ready for Sacramento invitational

Jesse Runner September 16, 2015

The women’s volleyball team travels to California Friday night to participate in the Sacramento State Invitational.The Golden Flashes enter the tournament with a record of 5-4 after splitting games against...

Spring break calls for safety measures

Katie Chilson March 18, 2015

Popular spring break destinations like Miami and Cancun are filled with energy and the possibility of a great vacation for students, but they also have the possibility of dangerous and harmful situations. Students...

Road conditions in Kent create problems for drivers

Kaitlynn LeBeau January 21, 2015

Road Conditions in Kent Create Problems for Drivers from on Vimeo.Contact Kaitlynn LeBeau at [email protected].

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Leaving Kent State for bigger world studying abroad

Katie Smith August 25, 2014

If you read my last column, you’re probably pretty confused, but hear me out. Kent State University is a great place to learn, but I never truly appreciated it until I left my sophomore year to study...

Megan L. Brown is a junior magazine journalism major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Traveling with a cultural purpose

Megan L. Brown March 18, 2014

Spring break is right around the corner, so that means a stress-free week for us college students. Some might be staying in Kent over break or traveling home to their families, but what’s stopping you...

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