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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Kent State Police investigating swastika painted on campus
Kennedy Gotham, Reporter • May 18, 2022

Kent State Police are investigating a swastika that was painted on the university’s Front Campus.  An email sent to the university community...

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Members of Kent State community reflect on Buffalo shooting
Kennedy Gotham, Reporter • May 16, 2022

Nearly 100 students, faculty and staff attended a virtual town hall meeting Monday to reflect, discuss and digest the May 14 shooting in Buffalo,...

A student walking down the ramp after receiving their degree. They received a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences cross the stage on final day of spring commencement ceremonies
Ty Kohler, Reporter • May 14, 2022

James Reinart held his kids and wife in his arms with an uncontrollable smile. He finally accomplished a dream that was 21 years in the making. The...

A customer sits at the bar of Euro Gyro, a bar and restaurant in downtown Kent.
2022 Best of Kent
Best drunk food
Morgan McGrath, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Euro Gyro After a long night of drinking, there’s nothing like eating some incredible local food. EuroGyro, located at 107 S. Depeyster...

The bar inside Over Easy.
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Best breakfast
Alton Northup, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Over Easy At The Depot Located in the historic train depot on Franklin Avenue is Over Easy At The Depot. This woman-owned and operated...

Savannah Ramsey fills the cup with beer at Zephyr Pub on West Main Street in downtown Kent.
2022 Best of Kent
Best bar
Wyatt Loy, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Zephyr Pub If someone in Kent wanted to watch a drag show, play ping pong and sing karaoke all in one place, there’s only one answer:...

A pepperoni pizza from Lucci’s Place located at 405 E. Main St., Kent Ohio.
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Best pizza
Mariah Alanskas, Reporter • April 11, 2022

FIRST: Lucci’s Place Walking into Lucci’s Place, you’re hit by the sight of flipping pizza dough flying around in the air and the smell...

Documentary highlights a "hero" of May 4, 1970
May 3, 2022

Glenn Frank is known for the speech he gave to students on May 4 begging them to leave. Frank told the students, "I am begging you right now....

Students learn about the importance and history of May 4 at the May 4 visitors center
May 3, 2022

The center is open to students at the university and the public. They can hear a presentation and learn about the historical significance of...

KSU President Todd Diacon Discusses Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State
Joshua Bailey, TV2 Reporter • April 28, 2022

University President Todd Diacon visits the TV2 Studio to discuss with reporter Joshua Bailey the strategic roadmap to a distinctive kent state...

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Ohio Gov. DeWine will face Nan Whaley this fall
JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press • May 4, 2022

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday won his party’s nomination for a second term in office and will face Democrat...

What's next for abortion after Supreme Court leak?
CHRIS MEGERIAN, Associated Press • May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital has a long tradition of stunning leaks, from national security secrets to political scandals, but...

Report: Leaked Supreme Court draft suggests Roe could be overturned
MARK SHERMAN and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press • May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that...

Propelled by Trump endorsement, Vance wins GOP Senate primary
JAKE ZUCKERMAN , Statehouse reporter / Ohio Capital Journal • May 4, 2022

CINCINNATI — J.D. Vance, transformed from Trump-critic to Trump-candidate, will represent the GOP in Ohio’s election for an open seat in...

Kent State senior Sabrina Kerschner batts during the first game of the doubleheader on May 7th, 2022.
Softball ends season with series win against Bowling Green on senior day
Isabella Schreck, Reporter • May 11, 2022

The Kent State softball team ended its season with a win against a team in the top four of the Mid-American Conference. The Flashes finished...

Kent State redshirt senior Andrea Scali pitches during the first game of the doubleheader on April 30, 2022.
Softball out-hits Buffalo but falls in two-game series Tuesday 
Isabella Schreck, Reporter • May 6, 2022

The Kent State softball team totaled three more hits than the competition in its series at Buffalo Tuesday. But the Flashes could not manage...

Kent State sophomore Kyle Jackson slides to third base.
Baseball loses third straight game in non-conference game against Ohio State
Jacob Hansen, Reporter • May 6, 2022

Kent State’s baseball team fell in a close game to a struggling Ohio State in a midweek showdown. KSU falls to 17-23 on the year and are...

Members of the Mens Golf team after winning the Mid-American Conference Championship
Men's golf fantastic final round seals win for its sixth consecutive MAC title.
Noah Keeney, Reporter • May 5, 2022

The Kent State Men’s golf team has now won six consecutive Mid-American championships. Led once again by junior Chris Vandette and the Gilkison...

Kent State junior Julia Mazanec throws the ball back to the pitcher on April 30, 2022.
Softball falls to Western Michigan despite strong pitching performances
Isabella Schreck, Reporter • May 3, 2022

All three games in the Kent State softball team’s weekend series against Western Michigan came down to pitching performance. “We were...