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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent State alumni from Devo up for nomination at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Vanessa Gresley December 5, 2018

Music fans only have a few more days to vote for Devo, the groundbreaking rock band formed out of Kent State, who are up for nomination at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Voting is open until Sunday, Dec....

Players on The Knights exchange high-fives at the Unified Sports Basketball League on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.

Kent State’s first-ever Unified Sports League holds championship

Vanessa Gresley November 28, 2018

Kent State’s first ever Unified Sports League, an inclusive athletic program where people with intellectual disabilities play sports alongside people without disabilities, played their championship basketball...

University Townhomes has 28 high-definition cameras covering the complex. They have had cameras for 12 years but got the high-definition cameras over the summer.

After burglary, University Townhomes complex, police urge safety precautions

Vanessa Gresley November 26, 2018

Imagine being awoken in the middleof the night to a man standing in the doorway of your apartment. What would you do, and what precautions would you have taken to stay safe?On Nov. 3, a Rootstown man entered...

Ryan Jones smokes his JUUL at his apartment on March 7.

Kent State and Residence Services contribute to making an epidemic-sized e-cigarette problem smaller

Vanessa Gresley November 4, 2018

E-cigarette use is now being called an epidemic among youth, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The devices that can help adults quit traditional cigarettes are getting young teenagers addicted...

Sophomore entrepreneurship major Charles Marin (right) listens to students ask questions about his experience as an RA at the Information Session in Tri Towers on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

RAs will work fewer hours and apply sooner for next year’s position, opening up opportunities for students

Vanessa Gresley October 27, 2018

Residence Services is making changes to the Resident Assistant program for the 2019-20 school year. Next year, RAs will be required to work 20 hours a week, compared to 28 in prior years, and the application...

Students are first sent to mediation services before switching roommates due to conflict

Vanessa Gresley October 12, 2018

Conflict between roommates often leads students to switch out of their dorm rooms, and starting this year, a new effort at Kent State refers students to Student Mediation Services before they do so.Last...

The Long Way Back

Todd ‘Z-Man’ Zalkins: An inspiring story of addiction coming to Kent State

Vanessa Gresley September 5, 2018

A story of redemption and recovery is coming to Kent State.The Long Way Back: The Story of Todd Z-Man Zalkins, a film showcasing the journey of one man through the loss of his friend, former singer of...

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