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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the Change.org petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

President Todd Diacon sent an email press release requiring vaccinations for student, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses. 

Kent State announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement, plans for December deadline

Emma Andrus Reporter August 27, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.“As the delta...

Kent State houses remaining on-campus students in Stopher, Johnson halls

After moving all classes online for the rest of the semester, Kent State's campus houses only 67 remaining students who are staying in the Stopher and Johnson residence halls.  These students, who are...

Student leaders for TKS pose for a photo. 

Kent State offers opportunities for transfer students

For senior psychology major Sidney Fimiani, transferring to Kent State University made sense to her. “I came here and I just kind of fell in love with it. … They also have a very good psych program...

Kent State President Todd Diacon runs onto the field prior to the football home opener against Kennesaw State on September 7, 2019.

Kent State plans to invite new presidents to serve as grand marshal

Kent State intends to start a tradition of asking its new president to serve as grand marshal at their first homecoming, said Emily Vincent, director of university media relations. “We believe this...

Kent State named only top public college in Northeast Ohio in 2020 U.S. News ranking

Kent State was ranked No. 101 in top public schools, making it the only public institution in Northeast Ohio to receive the accolade. Kent State tied with California State University, Fresno, Georgia...

Tyler Heintz, right, died after a morning workout with the Kent State football team June 13. Heat was likely a factor in the death, according to the Portage County coroner.

Report finds strength coach lacks proper certification, led June practice when student died

Henry Palattella August 9, 2017

The Kent State football strength coach, who oversaw the practice in which freshman lineman Tyler Heintz died, lacks proper certification, according to a report by CBS Sports.Ross Bowsher, who is in his...

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