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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Students affected by mold will not receive financial compensation; 450 rooms affected

Sophie Young, Reporter September 29, 2022

Kent State does not plan to provide financial compensation to students living in the 450 rooms impacted by, or in close proximity to, mold and mildew. Briley Rhinock, senator for residence halls, asked...

A model walks an outdoor runway at New York Fashion Week. Maddie Letourneau attended this show and others like it while attending NYFW this year.

Kent State students attend, network at New York Fashion Week

Jillian Saliba, Reporter September 27, 2022

Attending New York Fashion Week is a dream of many fashion students. For junior fashion merchandising major Maddie Letourneau, it is a dream she has been able to live four times. Letourneau first went...

Enrollment numbers rise for freshmen, fall for regional campuses

Sophie Young, Reporter September 26, 2022

The freshman class and international student population has returned to pre-pandemic size, but enrollment across Kent State’s eight-campus system is down. The Board of Trustees presented data at Wednesday’s...

The members of the Board of Trustees discuss agenda items from the standing committees. The meeting was held Sept. 21 in the FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center.

Board of Trustees approves new campus free speech resolution

Grace Springer, Staff Reporter September 22, 2022

The Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to approve a new free speech resolution from the Ohio Revised Code.  The Ohio Revised Code section 3345.0251 states that college students have a “fundamental...

Construction site of the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship building. The Board of Trustees will need to budget more money to keep the project on schedule.

Finance and Administration Committee to propose finance changes addressing inflation

Grace Springer, Reporter September 14, 2022

The Kent State Board of Trustees Finance and Administration Committee will recommend a budget increase for construction projects due to inflation, as the Board of Trustees votes on a pay increase for some...

Kent State announces new presidential fellow within DEI division

Grace Davies, Reporter September 13, 2022

Joseph Ortiz has been announced as the Kent State Presidential Fellow, working within the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) division to develop the university’s SEAchange chapter. SEAchange is...

The Flash Pole Fairies and students pose after a successful pole session.

Flash Pole Fairies introduces students to the art of pole dancing

Clara Wicinski, Reporter September 13, 2022

Kent State’s new student-run pole dancing club aims to empower students to harness their confidence through fitness. Flash Pole Fairies got their start in April of this year. Four classes have been...

Kent State changes remote testing policy in response to federal ruling

Sophie Young, Reporter September 12, 2022

Kent State University announced Thursday in an email to professors that room scan features in remote proctoring software are disabled – almost three weeks after a Cleveland State student sued for invasion...

USG’s first public meeting of the semester turned open forum after clerical error

Sophie Young, Administration Reporter September 1, 2022

USG held its first gathering of the fall semester to update students on early accomplishments and the semester’s plans. Jenna Gilbreath, student body president and senior communication studies major,...

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