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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Quintin Hezel, a freshman Russian major, in action building his forklift.

FAB’s Lego Building Night invokes fond memories and relieves stress

Molly Hoffer, Reporter February 1, 2023

When Rocco Grassi was young, he built Legos to bond with his dad. Now a first-year psychology and pre-med major, Grassi was able to recapture some of the memories he shared with his father during his...

Bernice King to deliver keynote at Thursday’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

Grace Davies, Staff Reporter January 29, 2023

Kent State’s week-long Martin Luther King Jr. celebration kicks off Monday, and Bernice King will serve as the keynote speaker for the annual event Thursday. This year’s events run from Monday to...

At a hockey game, the Kent State Club Figure Skating members perform after the first period on Jan. 20, 2023.

Club Figure Skating finds success in inclusivity

Leah Shepard, Staff Reporter January 29, 2023

Kent State Club Figure Skating took home silver and pewter medals last July in the U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships, but members say that they value the inclusivity and community that their...

Puzzle pieces are scattered in the family-friendly area of the library after dedicated family study hours launched last week.

Campus resources provide support to parenting students

Savana Capp, Reporter January 28, 2023

The Center for Adult and Veteran Services (CAVS) offers programs to help thousands of parenting students find a community on campus. “Parenting students are historically an underserved population,...

New Ohio law to make distracted driving a primary offense

Addison Foreman, Reporter January 24, 2023

A new state distracted driving law, which allows police to pull over individuals for using phones while driving, was signed by Governor Mike DeWine Jan. 3. The law will go into effect April 3. The law...

Kent State student Edward Miller VI of throws a snowball that falls apart as it flies during the annual snowball fight behind Taylor Hall on Jan. 22, 2023.

Ski and Snowboard Club hosts snowball fight on Blanket Hill

Savana Capp and Leah Shepard January 23, 2023

More than 200 Kent State students took to the bottom of Blanket Hill Sunday evening for the annual snowball fight organized by the Kent State Ski and Snowboard Club, complete with an impromptu wrestling...

Mamacitas opened in Kent in December 2022. The restaurant was originally located in Parma, Ohio.

New ‘authentic’ Mexican restaurant opens in Kent

Savana Capp, Reporter January 22, 2023

Mamacita’s restaurant opened in Kent on Dec. 2 on Main Street. Mamacita’s owner Monica Hally and her two daughters prepare all of their food from scratch each morning before opening. The family...

FAB WinterBlast to kick off spring semester

FAB WinterBlast to kick off spring semester

Jillian Flack, Reporter January 20, 2023

The seventh annual WinterBlast, hosted by Flash Activities Board (FAB), is returning to the Kent State Ice Arena Friday to kick off the spring semester. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and...

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