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About 100 people filled the field behind Kent State’s performing arts building in support of the Asian community Wednesday night. Rally goers marched from the university’s performing arts building to the campus rock, chanting messages of hope along the way. Supporters then decorated the camp…

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Visions of tall palm trees, white sand beaches and clear blue skies fill the mind of senior business management major Maria Lyttle as she dreams about what her spring break will entail this year. 

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(CNN) -- When the doors open at the Blake Street Tavern every day, owner Chris Fuselier is looking for customers and looking for ketchup. "Absolutely," the Denver restaurateur says. "In hindsight, if you'd have asked me eighteen months ago would I have concerns about ketchup shortages, I wou…

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As spring break and the switch to remote courses are nearing, Kent State students are preparing to move out of their on campus housing. TV2 reporter, Alexandria Manthey, spoke to Daniel Shonk from KSU Department of Residence Services to see what students need to do to prepare. 

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Senior Brandon Lewis has spent the last seven semesters working for Black Squirrel Radio, one of our student media partners. His fellow student journalists say that Brandon has made an immeasurable impact on them and the station. MMJ Marz Anderson was with Brandon during his last week as BSR…

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Applications for Kent State regional campuses increased from last semester and retention of students has stabilized due to the persistence and dedication to maintaining strong relationships between faculty and students, according to the university’s enrollment management office. 

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 (CNN) -- Coors Field in Denver -- home of Major League Baseball's Colorado Rockies -- is expected to be announced as the new host of this year's All-Star Game, according to multiple news outlets.

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Students, faculty and May 4 survivors gathered via Zoom Monday night to watch and discuss the film "Fire in the Heartland" by Daniel Miller. Over 160 joined to watch the film and ask questions of a panel which consisted of Ethan Lower, director of governmental affairs for Undergraduate Stude…

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Kent State went virtual over a year ago, but those changes are still affecting students. “Everything feels like school because you’re doing school where you should be relaxing,” said Natalia Cruz, a sophomore theatre and political science student. 

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In the six games the Kent State lacrosse team has lost this season it has given up at least eight unanswered points in each. That trend continued Thursday as the Flashes lost to Central Michigan University, giving up eight straight goals in the first half and losing 21-14.

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The Kent State men’s golf team, which is ranked No. 50 nationally by Golfweek, tied for third with No. 9 Auburn University in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate.

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Kent State Police are investigating the defacing of a poetry display with the N-word near the university library. The incident was reported Tuesday by university staff members. Kent State informed the university community of the incident via email, stating "This act of vandalism comes from a…

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If you are in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24/7. The service is available to anyone and all calls are confidential.

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Earlier this month, the Grammys came and went yet again with limited in-person guests and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah hosting the show. The show came and went off without a hitch with its lowest ratings ever. Also, while I said the show went off without a hitch, there were a lot of fir…

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The Kent State Field House functions as a mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic every Tuesday. This past week was the first Tuesday in which everyone 16 and over in Ohio was eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Ohio. Here’s a look at the people at the Field House Tuesday. 

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Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate women and the powerful women who came before them. Historical women paved the way for future generations: fighting for women’s right to vote, their right to hold property and granting many more freedoms which women have today. 

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There are three vaccines approved for FDA emergency use authorization: Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Moderna. Each vaccine has pros and cons, such as different percentages of effectiveness and number of doses required.

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The CCI Core, a base set of cross-major courses required for students with majors in the College of Communication and Information, has grown in 10 years from three required classes to 10 options.

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Ohio held its annual statewide tornado drill Wednesday morning as part of its Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. TV2 spoke with a meteorologist from WKYC-TV to find out more on what tornado season typically looks like in Ohio.

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The Kent State volleyball team played its worst offensive game of the season in a Tuesday loss to Ohio University, hitting at a season-low percentage of .160. 

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“Wheat Germ,” a Netflix original movie, is scheduled to start filming this summer and the village of Hiram, Ohio, is being considered for the set location. The movie is based on the novel “White Noise” by Don DeLillo, in which a train wreck causes a gas leak and forces a mass evacuation of t…

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Fans of popular shows like “The Office” and “Friends” have switched to other streaming services as a result of Netflix’s removal of these shows from its site. Viewers can now stream “The Office” on Peacock and “Friends” on HBO Max, so there is a big incentive to cancel their costly Netflix s…

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(CNN) -- Good news, Peeps fans! Not only will Peeps be back on store shelves in time for Easter, but they'll come in a new form too.

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Anger and frustration fills the mind of Sombre Carleton as she cannot come up with words to say to her friend about their awful behavior. Over and over again, she builds up the courage to break off of her leash and confront her friend.

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Throughout the pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine has issued a stay at home orders, mask mandates, regulations on restaurants and more. Ohio legislators are now looking to take that power away. As of Wednesday, the state legislature voted to override Gov. DeWine’s veto of Senate Bill 22, a bill that…

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Kent State wrestling sent four of their own to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis last weekend to compete in the NCAA National Wrestling Championships. Seniors Andrew McNally and Jake Ferri both saw some success, but neither advanced past the quarterfinals. The Iowa Hawkeyes finished atop th…

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The City of Kent issued a Boil Alert for specific areas of Kent Monday afternoon, effective immediately to all residents on Lake Street, Miller Avenue, Harvey Street, Woodside Drive and Steele Street. Residents of this area were instructed to boil water “vigorously” for a full minute before …

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Safety Awareness Week is filled with presentations that will highlight the importance of safety measures and provide practical information that people can implement in their environment.

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Over a year has passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and dorm life at Kent State has been heavily affected. Many students who have returned to campus this year have noticed the residence halls being less active with the added regulations. 

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Kent State’s contract with Aramark, a dining and food services corporation, will end beginning July 1, the university announced in an email Monday.

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The USG election concluded Wednesday with over 600 ballots cast. The election featured nineteen elected positions; all but five of the positions were uncontested. The contested positions were Senator for the College of Nursing, Senator for the Honors College, Senator for the College of Archi…

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The sky was full of dark gray clouds and raindrops sprinkled the sidewalk outside. Despite the weather, a young blonde woman stood between two buildings staring at a landscape painting of the same area. 

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Kent State University is asking all students to participate in the Healthy Minds Study conducted by the University of Michigan. The nationally recognized survey was emailed to students on March 14 and will be open until April 2, giving students three full weeks to participate.

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(CNN) -- Children and adults alike waited in line for their turn to experience the world's first Super Nintendo World and its life-sized Mushroom Kingdom, which opened Thursday at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka.

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Newly proposed legislation would allow victims of false or racially motivated 911 calls to sue for damages. Two Ohio lawmakers have proposed a bill addressing what they say is an increase in false 911 calls.