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|| Religion at Kent State
|Religion is something not often discussed on public college campuses. But reporter Mollie Radzinski shows what impact it has on students here.
|| May 4 Discussion
|Freshman students had the opportunity to listen to two sides of one story. FYC course invited both a national guardsmen and former journalism student who were on campus during May 4, 1970. TVí2 Katie Reppucci is here to tell you what students learned.
|| Kent State Prepares for Winter
|In Northeast Ohio we consider ourselves snow experts. And we know winter is right on our doorstep. Students and staff alike make preparations for winter. TV2 reporter Julie Loeper has more on what the university does to get the campus ready for winter.
|| Pomp at annual ball
|It was a night of pomp and circumstance as the annual Renaissance Ball took place last week in the Kent State University Student Center Ballroom. TV-2ís Dan Tengío explains why the event means a lot to black students.
|| Anchor Slam
|Greek life is stereotyped for their fake friendships, partying, and even underage drinking. Delta Gamma Sorority works hard to serve the community and prove they are not part of this label. TV-2 Reporter Amanda Kelley has more on how Delta Gammaís Anchor Slam is helping others.
|| KSC Programming
|The Kent Student Center Programming puts on many activities for students to go to. This week it put on bowling tournament. TV2 Reporter Ashleigh Klinger has more on whether the event threw a strike or a gutter ball.
|Kentís rendition of Thriller was part of a larger world effort to break existing Guinness World Records.
TV2 reporter Krittika Chatterjee has more on how Kent State played itís part in helping set a new record.
|| Nickelodeon GUTS at the Rec
|Do you have it? Nickelodeon GUTS game to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center Friday night and was a good way for students to have fun on campus.
TV2 Reporter Ashleigh Klinger has more on the activities and the special guest that made an appearance at the Rec.
|| Habitat for Humanity
|Hard work and long days arenít just five days a week for all Kent State students. Many students have been volunteering their time on Saturdays to help make a difference.
|Students at Kent State's Media Mindsets conference said they could give up reading newspapers or watching TV for news and information. TV2's Michael Chritton shows us where students are getting their news and what a local newspaper is doing about it.
|| Flu Shots at the Health Center
|Anchor: Every winter millions of people must miss class or workÖand not voluntarily. Itís because of the flu. TV2 Reporter Julie Loeper has more on what the DeWeese Health Center is doing to keep the number of flu cases on campus to a minimum.
|| Campus Security
|Anchor: Kent State University has en extremely low crime rate. Itís actually one of thee safest campuses in the country. But this year some students are feeling less safe when walking on campus. TV2ís Julie Loeper has more on how to stay safe throughout the year.
Campus security does a lot to keep students safe on campusÖbut some students still feel a little uneasy.
BECAUSE ITS DANGEROUS. THERE IS SO MUCH OUT THERE THAT WE DONíT KNOW AND THERE SO MANY PEOPLE.
And maybe she has good reason. There have been a few incidents on or near campus recently that are cause for concern.
I FEEL REALLY BAD FOR THAT GIRL. AND FOR ANYONE IN THAT INSTANCE BECAUSE ITíS SUCH A HORRIBLE THING.
After the Virginia Tech massacre campuses all over the country started stepping up security. The FBI ranked Kent State as one of the safest schools in the country.
KSU sends out advisory emails and text messages to keep students informed of emergencies and events.
But if youíre still feeling a little uneasy, security manager Brian Hellwig says security does offer services if you feel in danger.
WELL WE DO HAVE THE ESCORT SERVICE THAT WE OFFER ANY STUDENT ON CAMPUS. BETWEEN THE HOURS OR 8 PM AND 4 AM.
Police Officer Alice Ickes says escorts can ease your tensions of walking alone.
YOU HAVE SOMEONE WITH YOU. AND ITíS SOMEONE YOU KNOW YOU CAN TRUST. YOU CAN IDENTIFY THEM IN THEIR UNIFORMS.
Calling for security escort only takes a few minutes, but it could save you a lifetime of troubles. There are also many other ways you can stay safe all year round.
I THINK THERE IS SAFETY IN NUMBERS. AND SO, GO WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND STAY WITH THEM. DONíT LEAVE THE GROUP.
In addition to stay with your friends Officer Ickes says you should always walk with someone, walk in a well lit area, and walk with people you know.
Ickes hopes that Kent State police can continue to keep KSU safe all year round.
WEíRE COPS. WE WANT TO CATCH THE BAD GUYS.
For TV2 News, Iím Julie Loeper.
You can use the escort service from anywhere on campus. If you want a security escort call 330-672-7004. And for more safety tips visit the Kent State police departmentís website www.kent.edu/police.
|| Provost Frank's Plans for KSU
Kent Stateís new Provost is working hard to help the university become more well-known. Dr. Robert Frank it the ground running in the last six months and made many changes. What exactly are those changes? TV2ís Julie Loeper has more on those changes and about his future plans for the university.
|| An Army of None
|Last night author and veteran Aimee Allison outlined her strategies for combating military recruitment as described in her new book "An Army of None". TV2's Michael Chritton tells us about the techniques used to attract young recruits .
|| KSU creates awareness on domestic violence
|The Kent State University Womenís Resource Center marked domestic violence awareness month in October by hosting an event to remember a K-S-U alumna who was shot dead in cold blood 10 years ago. TV-2 reporter Dan Tengío attended the awareness event. He has more details about domestic violenceÖa problem that threatens the lives of millions of women around the world.
|| Office of Student Services
|Six academic units came together in 2005 to create the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Nearly doubling the college added more than just students Ė it added problems for the Collegeís Office of Student Services. TV2ís Kyle Miller tells what the college did to fix the problem and how it is serving students better.
|| Fraternity House Fire
|The house fire may be over, but for one local fraternity knowledge about fire safety has just begun.
TV2ís Julie Landis shows us just how important fire safety devices are.
|Students from Miller South Middle School in Akron perform in their schoolís Commedia Theater. The actors made a stop at Kent State to perform for area teachers. TV-2ís Amanda Kelley explains how this comedy act helps the students succeed in school.
|| Decorated Chairs in Honors College
|Students may notice amusingly decorated chairs down in the Honors College. Reporter Mollie Radzinski shows us just what they are there for.
|| Time Management
|A Time Management workshop was held Thursday and even though only four students were present one cannot ignore the importance of time management skills.
TV2 reporter, Krittika Chatterjee has more on how time management skills and attending classes can result in good grades