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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Sights and Sounds of the May 4 52nd Commemoration

Maddy Haberberger and Chris Abreu May 4, 2022
Late morning saw the return of crowds to Blanket Hill as hundreds gathered on the Student Commons for the annual commemoration. The voices of the Kent State Chorale rang strong as they sang; “Find the cost of freedom, Buried in the ground, Mother Earth will swallow you, Lay your body down.”
OPINION: Graduation schedule one last letdown for many Kent State students

OPINION: Graduation schedule one last letdown for many Kent State students

Maddy Haberberger, Social Media Manager March 17, 2022

Four years, a global pandemic and thousands of dollars later, Kent State students like me sure were looking forward to graduation. Our college experience has been anything but normal and easy, but what...

Florida legislature passes bill prohibiting some classroom instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity

Devan Cole, CNN March 8, 2022

(CNN) -- Lawmakers in Florida gave final approval Tuesday to a bill that would ban certain instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity in the classroom, sending the controversial bill to...

Kent City Police wait outside of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center after the rumor of a threat spread on social media.

UPDATE: Campus police resolve rumored threat to Kent campus

Maddy Haberberger and Alexandra Golden March 7, 2022

4:15 p.m.: In a campus advisory, Kent State Police stated they had identified the source of the reported social media post and determined there is no ongoing threat to the Kent campus. The advisory did...

Kent State university relaxed its mask mandate Thursday, requiring it during scheduled classes, labs and studios, at the DeWeese Health Center, on PARTA buses in the Child Development Center at the Kent campus. Masks are optional at all other campus locations.

Manfred van Dulmen provides details on updated university mask mandate, Pandemic Leadership Committee decision

Kaitlyn Finchler, General Assignment Editor March 5, 2022

Kent State’s Pandemic Leadership Committee addressed concerns around equity of an updated mask requirement prior to announcing the university’s updated mask mandate Thursday. “When you don’t...

Kent Historical Society Museum reopens and prepares new exhibit

March 4, 2022

The Kent Historical Society reopened March 4. They have been cleaning and organizing since mid-December and are now ready for the public eye. They are also preparing a new exhibit based around medicine...

Kent State panel discusses Russia-Ukraine conflict

March 3, 2022

The College of Arts and Sciences held a panel about the Russia-Ukraine conflict. With over 100 people attending, TV2's Josh Bailey discusses what was said at the panel and if future events are being held.

Over Easy relocates to Franklin Street

Sophie Young, Reporter February 6, 2022

Kent brunch spot Over Easy is consistently bustling with activity, with locals, students and visitors joining a waitlist to get everything from a pancake bigger than your plate to the milkshake of the...

Kent State releases COVID-19 vaccination rates for all campuses

Joshua Bailey, Reporter February 4, 2022

In an email sent to the Kent State community, President Todd Diacon addressed vaccination rates and where the university stands in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I can say without hesitation that...

Kent Police’s new community watch program works to reduce crime

Avery Savage, Reporter February 4, 2022

A new Kent Police Department program meant to reduce crime rates has not led to the incarceration of any suspects in its first six months. The city of Kent’s "Community Watch Camera Program” enlists...

Distance runners lead track team in early going

Austin Arnold, Reporter February 4, 2022

Runners Baidy Ba and Joe Farley are off to strong starts in distance events for the Kent State track team. Both have set records and reached personal bests in KSU’s first two meets. “The distance...

KSU continues to enforce COVID procedures for spring 2022

February 4, 2022

As we move through the spring semester, the university continues to enforce procedures to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. TV2 reporter Abigail Forbes spoke with administrators in an exclusive...

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