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


Board of Trustees approves 4.6% tuition increase for fall 2022 cohort

Alexandra Golden, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2022

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved a 4.6% tuition increase for the fall 2022 cohort of in-state, incoming freshmen at its Wednesday meeting. The meeting was held at Berkshire Local Schools in Burton,...

Starbucks on East Main Street Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

Barista jobs offer college students long-term skills, free coffee

Emily Mays Reporter May 10, 2021

As students seek out jobs for the summer or even coming semesters, baristas are continuing to grow in demand and coffee shops in the Kent area often employ college students. Coffee is the second largest...

OPINION: So long as college is necessary, it should be affordable

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer May 6, 2021

Right now, many of my fellow Kent State students are currently in the process of working out exactly how to get enrolled in classes this fall (or possibly summer) and how exactly to get these classes paid...

The Board of Trustees approved two new institutes in a Zoom meeting Wednesday, March 10. The trustees also approved changes in course fees and the addition of new campus solar array project. 

Changes to course fees, new campus solar array project approved by Board of Trustees

Emma Andrus Reporter March 10, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the removal and addition of numerous course-related fees alongside the implementation of a solar array at its March 10 meeting. The changes to programming course...

Finance and Administration committee proposes issues for fiscal year 2020-2021

On Thursday, the Kent State Finance and Administration committee met via Zoom to discuss financial plans for the 2020 to 2021 fiscal year, which begins July 1. In this meeting, trustees proposed issues...

KentWired staff interviews President Diacon, Thursday Feb. 13, 2020.

Diacon discusses university finances, outlook amid coronavirus pandemic

KentWired Staff April 16, 2020

Editor’s note: This transcript has been edited for length and clarity. KW: To get started with talking about finances, looking forward after COVID-19 or as it continues to progress, what’s the type...

New communications add clarification to Flash Books Program

Zaria Johnson January 14, 2020

Kent State’s Flash Books Program, which provides students with an online copy of textbooks and custom content for courses, updated the services that address issues such as communications with the program,...

Jobs graph

Kent State adds fees on tuition for Career Services

Imani Fields February 8, 2018

Starting this spring Kent State students are paying more tuition after the Board of Trustees voted to add a $72 fee to expand Career Services to help undergraduates find jobs. Kent State University’s...

Survey conducted on social media with 27 students from Kent State, Ohio State and Cleveland State.

Students talk financial fears, solutions

Angela Radesic December 2, 2017

While every student has a different financial situation, one thing applies to almost all students — college will almost always leave you with some sort of debt.When it comes to those attending a college...

Kent State considers tuition freeze

Lydia Taylor and Maria DeBone November 29, 2017

Eric Mansfield, the executive director of university media relations, released the following statement:"Kent State's Board of Trustees is considering a tuition guarantee proposal that will lock in the...

Larry Staats is a senior studio arts major who has to purchase most of his art supplies himself. The cost of supplies in just one of his many boxes full of tools adds up fast. “In intro classes you have to buy a tool and then after your intro class is over you’re never going to use it again. That happens a lot,” Staats said.

The cost of art: Supplies make fine arts an expensive major

Alex Kamczyc April 12, 2017

When Abby Hermosilla, a senior art history major, takes time to analyze a piece of work, she’s careful with it. She studies the formal elements of the composition and the fine details. What colors were...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: Fix tuition to demand for degree

Lucas Misera February 5, 2017

Attending college is an investment. Four years of work – and, subsequently, foregoing four years of potential earnings in the workforce – are dedicated to schooling in hopes of big-time earnings in...

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