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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


‘Women running for office will change the world:’ Elect Her event elevates marginalized voices

Savana Capp, Print Planner February 4, 2024

Over 60% of Kent’s campus consists of female identifying students, but this is not reflective in the student leadership roles currently held. Elect Her is a program that teaches students about running...

Undergraduate Student Government welcomes new vice president for 2023-24 academic year

Addison Foreman, Reporter September 10, 2023

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) introduced Sage Mason as its new vice president of its staff for the 2023-2024 school year.  The vice president role came about after Jenna Gilbreath, last year’s...

Meet the USG candidates: Senators

Meet the USG candidates: Senators

Editor’s Note: All interviews were conducted via email question-and-answer responses. Undergraduate Student Government elections for the 2023-2024 academic year open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 21 and...

Getting to know USG

Adriana Gasiewski, Reporter March 4, 2023

Undergraduate Student Government stands out among student groups through its commitment to creating a better campus for students. President of Undergraduate Student Government Jenna Gilbreath became...

USG approves new position during first meeting of semester

Jillian Schrift, Reporter January 26, 2023

The Undergraduate Student Government voted to establish the vice president role in replacement of the administrative assistant during their first meeting of the semester. With a vote of 20 in favor...

Undergraduate Student Government’s first-ever Strategic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) plan passed

Grace Davies, Reporter November 26, 2022

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) passed its first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) plan to increase diversification within USG and allow the student body to influence its direction. The...

Meet the USG candidates: senators

Christian Danner, Reporter March 21, 2022

Editor’s Note: Candidates Cliford Fumbui, Christabel Akhigbe and Carla Thigpen responded to interview questions over email. Meet the USG candidates: senators Undergraduate Student Government elections...

Meet the USG Candidates

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Undergraduate student government elections for the 2021-22 school year will be held on March 16 and 17. Twenty-three candidates filed their petitions to campaign for open positions. The candidates began...

Joel Nielsen, the Kent State University athletic director, watches the Kent State womens basketball team play Purdue Fort Wayne on Nov. 16, 2019.

Nielsen will not seek to extend AD contract, set to leave June 30

After over a decade as director of athletics for Kent State, Joel Nielsen will not seek to extend his contract with the university.Nielsen’s current contract is set to expire on June 30, at which point...

Kent State of Wellness working with USG on smoke-free initiative on campus

Nya Coleman September 4, 2017

"Let’s clear the air." Those are the words that you can find on a few new signs around Kent State’s campus. Kent State is officially a smoke-free campus as of July 1, 2017.Kent State of Wellness has...

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