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KentWired

The archway sits on side of Kent State University Campus.
Board of Trustees approves budget for upcoming school year, tuition increases
Michael Neenan, Reporter • May 23, 2024

The Board of Trustees approved a budget of $703.6 million for the fiscal year 2025, an increase of 2.3% or $16.1 million from the 2024 fiscal...

Eastway Dining Hall.
Campus dining halls work to limit food waste
Quintin Page, Reporter • May 22, 2024

Every day hundreds of students, faculty and visitors eat at Kent State's dining halls. At the end of each day, the dish returns and food serving...

Flying into a more sustainable future
Flying into a more sustainable future
Morgan Hoover, Reporter • May 21, 2024

Kent State actively works on creating a green future, including sustainable advancements around aviation.  Kent’s in-house flight simulator...

Haley Dees speaking at a 2024 spring commencement ceremony.
Undergraduate Student Trustee shares her experience on the Board of Trustees
Michael Neenan, Reporter • May 21, 2024

Former undergraduate trustee Haley Dees came to Kent State as an aerospace and aeronautics engineering major before completing a two-year term...

Daniel Osborn Dyer
OBITUARY: Daniel Osborn Dyer
May 17, 2024

Daniel Osborn Dyer, age 79, of Hudson, Ohio, passed away Friday, May 10, 2024. Beloved husband of Joyce Dyer; loving father of Stephen Osborn...

People watch a video during the May 4th commemoration on May 4, 2024.
May 4 Commemoration honors victims, speakers address student protests
Leah Shepard, Reporter • May 5, 2024

Students and community-members flooded Blanket Hill Saturday to participate in the annual May 4 Commemoration, which honors the victims of...

Community members gather for annual May 4 candlelight walk and vigil
Community members gather for annual May 4 candlelight walk and vigil
Adrianna Quinlan, Reporter • May 4, 2024

Yellow lights shone brightly in the night as students and community members walked around campus for the May 4 annual candlelight walk and vigil.  The...

Kent State College Republicans painted The Rock with a message advocating for freedom of speech on May 1, 2023.
Rules, respect and The Rock: University members navigate painting free speech
Kayla Gleason, Beat Reporter • May 4, 2024

Since coming to campus in 1922, The Rock that sits on Hilltop Drive has been a focal point of expression, activism and controversy as students...

Attendees of the annual Candlelight Walk and Vigil place candles in a ring around the tree in the Taylor Hall parking lot at the end of the walk and the start of the vigil May 3, 2024.
PHOTO GALLERY: 54th-annual candlelight vigil lights campus in memory of fallen students
Matthew Brown, Photo Editor • May 4, 2024

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Best of Kent 2024: A look at the best eats in Kent
Best of Kent 2024: A look at the best eats in Kent
Erin Sullivan, TV2 Reporter • April 9, 2024
Over Easy is a breakfast diner located at 152 Franklin Avenue, Kent, OH. The restaurant serves both breakfast and lunch and received several Best of Kent nominations.
BOK '24: Best breakfast spot
Janson McNair, Campus Editor • April 4, 2024
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The baseball team congratulate senior Michael McNamara in the dugout after making a run during the game against Bowling Green on April 28, 2024.
Baseball’s ex-professional pitching coach produces team success, major league talent
John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor • May 4, 2024

After spending 14 years playing professional baseball both in the United States and overseas, Mike Birkbeck decided to hang it up and come back...

Freshman outfielder Kenzie Bromley throws a ball after catching it in the game against Youngstown on March 13, 2024.
Softball’s outstanding freshmen lead the way
Robyn Taylor, Reporter • May 4, 2024

Kent State’s softball team is relatively young, consisting of thirteen underclassmen, with five position players appearing in 30 or more games...

Head coach Kenni Burns leads the team to the tunnel before the Northern Illinois game on Nov. 25, 2023.
Burns excited for upcoming football season
Matt Franos, Reporter • May 3, 2024

In coach Kenni Burns' first year as head coach of Kent State football, the team went 1-11.  Burns came from Minnesota, where he was the assistant...

Jake Casey tosses his bat towards the Kent State dugout after being hit by a pitch in the second inning of the Golden Flashes 27-0 blowout of Youngstown State March 12, 2024.
Wolverines claw back to walk off baseball in extras
John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor • May 2, 2024

Kent State baseball’s game against Michigan Tuesday was the Flashes’ to lose — and they did that after surrendering two runs in the bottom...

Fashion students display one-of-a-kind designs at annual fashion show
Fashion students display one-of-a-kind designs at annual fashion show
Erin Sullivan, TV2 Reporter • April 29, 2024

Senior design students brought their designs to the runway at the 2024 School of Fashion annual fashion show. Our own Erin Sullivan was there...

Fifth Flavor food truck offers asian inspired dishes to Kent community
Fifth Flavor food truck offers asian inspired dishes to Kent community
Erin Sullivan, TV2 Reporter • April 29, 2024

Fifth Flavor food truck offers the Kent community a unique blend of Asian inspired dishes. TV2's Erin Sullivan has more. Erin Sullivan is...

Students, faculty prepare for 54th May 4th commemoration
Students, faculty prepare for 54th May 4th commemoration
Emma Campbell, TV2 Reporter • April 25, 2024

A little over a week away from the historic events at Kent State University 54 years ago, students, staff and faculty are all reflecting on how...

Non-profit organization, Gift of Life, gives a flash a second chance at life
Non-profit organization, Gift of Life, gives a flash a second chance at life
Lex Radde, Tv2 Reporter • April 24, 2024

The non-profit organization Gift of Life provides donations for those in need of bone marrow transplants and stem cells. This came in handy for...

Letter from the editor: Thank you all for everything
Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief • May 9, 2024
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