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Campus Bookstore Starting new

Campus Bookstore Starting new

Anchor Intro: Anyone passing through the Kent State Bookstore has probably noticed the store almost empty and everything on sale. Why would the school be doing this? Raymond Allan reports the rare occurrence. [bbrvideo]BBR_ALLAN_S7_BOOK[/bbrvideo] The Kent State bookstore is changing operators causing them to sell off current stock for massive discounts. Kent State is switching companies who operate the bookstore from Fallett campus store to a Barnes and Noble. Switching companies requires to get rid of Fallett owned Kent merchandise…

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New Building Celebrates

New Building Celebrates

Anchor Intro: Today was a special event here at the university. It isn’t everyday that a new building opens and it certainly isn’t everyday that its opening was celebrated in this way. Reporter Chip Reid shares with us the grand opening. [bbrvideo]BBR_Reid_S8_Opening[/bbrvideo] Today at 12 o’clock, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence hosted their “B-B Cue” and everyone was welcome to attend.  The party was a stop along Kent State president Beverly Warren during her inauguration week. “I think she’s a…

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Institutional Advancement’s Advancement

Institutional Advancement’s Advancement

Anchor Intro: Kent State has always depended on student scholarships, alumni services, and student and university support. But who is responsible for putting these things together and where do they operate from? TV2 Reporter Chip Reid has more. [bbrvideo]BBR_Reid_S7_Advancement[/bbrvideo] Since November of last year, the intersection of Lincoln and Summit Streets have seen this field of dirt turn into a three story frame. By this December, Kent State’s building for institutional advancement will be complete. “It’s one of the major…

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Finding the Spotlight

Finding the Spotlight

As the curtain is closing on the school year, theatre students search for the next stage. The stage and television is a hard place to find a job right out of college. Sometimes it takes years and sometimes it only takes a few months. Reporter Raven Fulton has the story of three different theatre students who are on the journey of finding their spotlight in the world of performance. [bbrvideo]BBR_FULTON_STORY7_SENIORS[/bbrvideo] In 2013 “The Guardian” reported that less than 2 percent…

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New Store in Acorn Alley

New Store in Acorn Alley

Anchor Intro: For years Kent has gotten a reputation as a college town, but in an effort to break that mold businesses have been added downtown left and right. And coming this Summer, one business will be bringing something new to the city. TV2 reporter Max Fleck has what makes this new business so unique. [bbrvideo]BBR_Fleck_S7_Cheese[/bbrvideo] Coming this June, the City of Kent will be seeing a new business downtown that will bring something different to what’s become known as a…

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A Place for Undergrads

A Place for Undergrads

[bbrvideo]BBR_Reid_S6_Undergraduates[/bbrvideo]   [Anchor Intro] A new student-friendly facility has been up and running for almost a month now? Many Kent State students are not aware of this resource that is available for them. [Story] The Center for Undergraduate Excellence was completed while many students were on Spring Break. The building interconnects the Olson and Lake Hall dormitories and serves as the headquarters for undergrad studies at Kent’s main and branch campuses. “All of the services that we offer are ones…

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Student Loans an Issue

Student Loans an Issue

[bbrvideo]BBR_Reid_S5_Loans[/bbrvideo] Anchor Intro: One of the things most synonymous with a four year college are student loans. Reporter Chip Reid tells shows us how students and the office of financial aid are dealing with their loans. At Kent State, 3 out of 4 people will take out some sort of student loan before they graduate. However, the number of graduates who have either yet to pay or are unable to pay their loans is 12% at the university. If the…

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Bus service headache for students

Bus service headache for students

[bbrvideo]BBR_ALLAN_S4_BUSPARTA[/bbrvideo] PARTA bus Service lets Kent State students zip around campus to get from class to class, building to building and parking lot to parking lot. It’s the University way of giving the students on and off campus transportation to over 50 bus stops and destinations. However, the promise that these buses come every 6-12 minutes isn’t always true. Just ask Kent State student David Nix.   Stand Up: You can catch the bus here here at the campus center…

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Weather Warms Groundskeepers

Weather Warms Groundskeepers

[bbrvideo]BBR_Reid_S4_Groundskeepers[/bbrvideo] Anchor Intro: With spring approaching, the jobs for some university employees has become much easier. Here’s Chip Reid. As warmer temperatures have finally arrived and only snow that looks like this remains, responsibilities have changed for Kent State’s groundskeepers and it seems like they’re all breathing a sigh of relief. Heather White is the manager of Kent State’s grounds department. “It’s definitely easier in terms of shoveling snow, throwing salt, and certainly conditions are much easier. It’s a little…

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