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STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS

STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS

President Biden’s attempt to make good on promises he made during his campaign are coming to floution. His claim to help Americans and create opportunities may just be coming true with his newest issue. 

COVID CLASSROOMS

COVID CLASSROOMS

Covid 19 brought a lot of uncertainty and fear to the world when it came about, trapping us in our homes, forcing us to live life from the confines of our rooms, but recently, things have been getting better and we the people are starting to reclaim our world back. There were many things that suffered from everyday life due to covid, and education was one of them.  During Covid, student were forced out of the classroom and put into…

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SCIENCE STORY

SCIENCE STORY

There are a lot of people who don’t prioritize nor value sleep. If you were to ask 100 people wether or not if they feel as though they get enough rest at night, majority would probably say no. What they don’t understand are the benefit and overall good that the proper sleep does for your body and mind. It probably sounds redundant, but first you have to truly understand what sleep is.   Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind…

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UNEMPLOYMENT

UNEMPLOYMENT

ISSUE STORY: Jalen Bankston  The issue that I would like to speak on today is the employment, or lack thereof, in the city of Kent right now. Unemployment is a problem in many more cities than just kent, but today we are going to specifically talk about issues at businesses in the kent and Akron area.  You don’t have to look around the city long to see that unemployment is a true issue in the area. Everywhere you turn, you…

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Omega Psi Phi

Omega Psi Phi

There are many fraternities at Kent State University, all of them are e different and unique, but they all come together as one with one common goal. The frats are a brotherhood that last far beyond graduation. They also instill life long friendships and relationships. Today we’re going to meet a member of Omega Psi Phi, and learn more about Greek like from a first have source, Jalen Foster.

FINALS WEEK

FINALS WEEK

Finals week for college students can be one of the most stressful weeks for students as they have papers, presentations, and finals all lined up in this week. Some kids can’t take the stress while others just go with the flow and take whatever grade they can get. But is the stress too much? Jalen Bankston with more on the story.

SUPERFAN

SUPERFAN

What does it take to be a true fan? This Columbus, Ohio native can show you better than he can tell you. He’s what we call a, “superfan”, and has been for over 50 years! Jalen Bankston with more on the story:

Rec Center Rivalry

Rec Center Rivalry

Kent State and Akron University have had an ongoing athletic rivalry for generations. The team victorious at the end of games between the two is awarded with a wheel that shows that they’ve won the rivalry game for the year.  This rivalry in particular tho isn’t with collegiate athletes, it’s at a recreational center. 

Working from home

Working from home

The Covid-19 pandemic is responsible for a lot of the changes in society we see nowadays. One of the most important being the workplace. Many American workers have been displaced from their offices and buildings to now having to work their jobs from home. Here’s Jalen Bankston with more on the story.

Back On Campus

Back On Campus

Student are overjoyed that Kent State’s campus has let students come back for the first semester since last year due to the Covid-19 outbreak, here’s Jalen Bankston with more on the story.