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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent States Oscar Ritchie Hall, located on 225 Terrace Dr, Kent, OH.

Racist message scratched into mural in Oscar Ritchie Hall

Kaitlyn Finchler, Campus Editor January 24, 2023

The letters “KKK” were scratched onto the forehead of a subject in a painted mural on the second floor of Oscar Ritchie Hall – the damage was reported to campus police on Jan. 18, but it’s unclear...

One of the pride flag banners on the Main Street bridge shown vandalized.

Pride flag banners vandalized in downtown Kent

Alton Northup, Staff Reporter October 14, 2022

Several pride flag banners hanging on the Main Street bridge in downtown Kent were found vandalized Thursday. The banners were on display for just a week as part of Main Street Kent’s Rainbow Weekend,...

Racial slur found on mirror in men’s library bathroom

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

A racial slur was written on a mirror in the men’s bathroom on the first floor of the university library Tuesday. The incident was then reported to Kent State Police. Chris Jenkins, assistant director...

KSU President Todd Diacon shared the news of $1 million in support of the Anti-Racism Task Force’s recommendations.

Kent State devotes $1 million to support recommendations from Anti-Racism Task Force

Chris Bright Reporter April 20, 2021

Following the racist vandalism on campus, Kent State’s Anti-Racism Task Force discussed the recommendations its subcommittees have created in response to the needs of diverse groups on the university’s...

Sigma Chi chapter president, Jimmy Gross, talks to Fox 8 news after a vandalism incident which occurred early Monday morning. Tues. Jan, 19, 2016.

Kent State fraternity house vandalized

Ian Flickinger & Stephen Means January 19, 2016

The brothers of a Kent State fraternity returned home Sunday night to find their Main Street house vandalized.An unknown intruder broke into a basement window and spray painted the "n-word" on the wall...

Third Suspect Arrested in ROTC Vans

Payton Moore January 18, 2016

A third suspect was arrested Wednesday after damaging two ROTC vans on the Kent campus with molotov-type cocktails in February 2015.On Jan. 11, Michael Lucas pleaded not guilty to two counts of arson,...

Kent State Fashion School located at Rockwell Hall was vandalized with message reading sweat-shop slave styles trending.”

Rockwell Hall vandalized with sweatshops message

Emily Mills November 14, 2014

Rockwell Hall was vandalized sometime late Thursday night or early Friday morning.The message, “sweat-shop slave styles trending,” was spray-painted on the back wall of the building in brown spray-paint.That...

Vandals raise concerns for Student Center staff

Drew Jones March 9, 2014

The Student Center has been vandalized several times over the last few months, according to Kent State officials.The vandalism acts have varied from defacing chalkboards to ruining new pool tables, said...

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