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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


OPINION: In search for the left

After four days of uncertainty, there was very little doubt that Joe Biden would be the forty-sixth president-elect of the United States as the counts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada were...

Entrance of the PARTA Kent Central Gateway in downtown Kent.

PARTA launches contact-free mobile ticketing application for riders

Mason Lawlor Reporter September 12, 2020

Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority (PARTA) is rolling out a new mobile ticketing application, EZfare, for riders throughout Portage County starting this season. The measure comes in response...

Kent Part-Time Faculty Alliance

Adjuncts discuss wages, job security

Editor's Note: Rick is an alias for an adjunct professor at Kent State who asked not to be identified by his real name. The name was created to protect his identity. Rick, an adjunct professor at Kent...

Smartphone apps helpful for students

Shams Mustafa September 2, 2019

A new school year may have recently started, but it won’t take long until things begin to move at a faster pace. Here are some apps that can help students organize their lives on and off campus. KSU...

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One step at a time: Can he get a lift?

Michael Reiner August 30, 2019

The best part about going out with friends in a big city is that no one has to think about driving home. Uber and Lyft have truly changed the world. They have made people’s lives easier because they...

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Uber Eats now delivering to the doorsteps of Kent

Jenna Langan September 22, 2018

Students who are tired of the same food on campus or trapped without a car now have a variety of foods that can be delivered right to them.Restaurants including McDonald’s, Twisted Meltz, Subway and...

Scott Rainey

OPINION: Venmo and the value of reciprocity

Scott Rainey August 29, 2018

You have probably heard that our phones have taken over our lives more times than you would like. To our parents, smartphones are simply agents of distraction, but to us, they are a necessary tool for...

What you may not know about Uber

Israel Galarza III August 31, 2016

It's only the first week of school, so it's the time to embrace your freedoms before classes begin rolling, deadlines begin creeping and parking spots begin diminishing. Take full advantage of this time...

Mary Mural-Sizemore, whose son owns Porters Taxi, voices her concerns with Uber at the Kent City Council meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Delon White, Ubers general manager of Northeast Ohio, sits on the left.

City council considers Uber regulations

Emily Mills October 7, 2015

Kent City Council authorized the city’s law director to draft a preliminary code regulating Uber and other Transportation Network Services (TNS) providers at its meeting Wednesday night.The council is...

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Downtown Kent to celebrate Oktoberfest

Bailey Purpura September 22, 2015

This Saturday between noon and 10 p.m., Franklin Avenue will be host to the second annual Kent Oktoberfest.The streets will be filled with authentic German food, seasonal beer and live music featuring...

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