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Second Harvest Food Bank and veterans agency hands out 1,000 free meals at Covelli Centre

Second Harvest Food Bank and veterans agency hands out 1,000 free meals at Covelli Centre

Youngstown, Ohio- A cold and quiet morning in downtown Youngstown on Saturday- interrupted by the sounds of forklifts and volunteers preparing for the thousands of people headed their way. The Mahoning County Veterans Service commission handed out over 1,000 meals in a first come- first serve fashion- leaving the streets and parking lots filled with cars waiting. Cars stretched beyond the Covelli Center where the Veterans Service and Second Harvest Food Bank were set up. “A lot of people say…

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The Waste Problem in the Fashion Industry: A Three-part Series

The Waste Problem in the Fashion Industry: A Three-part Series

When you hear about a waste problem, what’s usually the first thing that crosses your mind? If you guessed trash…that’s not quite correct. If you guessed something that comes out of your body, then that’s not quite correct either. In this context, the type of waste being addressed is that of clothing; textiles. The fashion industry is proven to be the second most polluting industry in the world, and all of its waste is entering the landfills. “It is a…

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Climate change impacting Northeast Ohio

Climate change impacting Northeast Ohio

Climate change has been receiving a lot of attention both in the political sphere and public sphere. Some argue it is a hoax, while others work tirelessly to ensure they are contributing to the over all health of the planet in meaningful ways.  Cameron Lee, an Assistant Professor of Geography at Kent State University, says that for over a century, scientists have observed a gradual increase in average temperatures. A change of one to two degrees Celsius may not seem…

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Life of a Student-Athlete: A Three-Part Series

Life of a Student-Athlete: A Three-Part Series

The day-to-day life of a student-athlete is full of a very rigorous schedule, which includes everything from games, practices, lifts, meetings, treatments, and of course, classes. Some sports are more difficult to balance, while other sports may not be so bad, but regardless, every student-athlete around the world is held to the same, high standard as the next. Having to worry about classes to stay eligible to play, while performing at the highest level possible, it is not an easy…

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Cash for Textbooks in Kent

Cash for Textbooks in Kent

THE AMOUNT OF MONEY KENT STATE IS MAKING OFF OF STUDENT BOOK SALES IS ASTRONOMICAL, CHRIS FROM CASH FROM BOOKS IS TRYING TO HELP GET SOME OF IT BACK.       TV2’s JENN BOYD HAS THE STORY.