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Recreation Center on Kent main campus.

Spinning toward a healthier lifestyle: Spin classes on campus invite students to get moving

Savannah Mallozzi, Reporter March 2, 2024

The spin bikes are rolling at 7 a.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. As disco lights and 2000s music fill the room, Gianna Delucia prepares her students for their early morning ride. “My...

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REACTION: UMass set to rejoin MAC in 2025

Demetri Manousos, Reporter March 1, 2024

After being an independent football program for the last eight years and one of the founding members of the Atlantic 10 conference, UMass will enter the Mid-American Conference in the 2025-26 academic...

Members of Abbey Road perform at Dominicks Pub for Kents 10th annual Beatle Fest in downtown Kent on Feb. 23, 2024.

REVIEW: ‘The Beatles are freakin’ timeless!’: A BeatleFest overview

Annemarie Karabinus, Opinion Writer March 1, 2024

Anyone who knows me knows I am obsessed with The Beatles. They are one of my all-time favorite bands, and I am sure there are a lot of others too that share my sentiment. So last year, when I heard...

The Kent State library located on 1125 Risman Dr.

University reports largest enrollment increase in over a decade

Michael Neenan, Beat Reporter February 26, 2024

The university has seen its largest increase in spring enrollment since 2011, according to the 15-day enrollment report published the week of Feb. 12. The document reported 31,219 students across the...

Olivia DeToro and Joey DeToro, students from Streetsboro High School, jump into the cold water during a polar plunge on Feb. 24, 2024.

PHOTO STORY: Kent Roosevelt DECA runs 10th-annual Take the Plunge

Sara House, Photographer February 25, 2024

On Saturday morning, participants of the 10th annual Take the Plunge event braved freezing water to raise money for local students.  The polar plunge was held at The Lake House Kitchen & Bar in...

KentWired Illustration by Emily Riebe

THIS OR THAT: Cane’s rules, Chick-fil-A drools

KentWired Editorial Board February 25, 2024

This opinion was written by Matthew Brown, Anneliese White, Taina Rivera, Isabella Schreck, Audrey Trevarthan, Hannah Saadey, Casey Schroth, Jackson Small, Aden Graves, Janson McNair and Addison Foreman...

The front of the Herrick Conservatory research center.

Herrick Conservatory contributes to campus sustainability

Quintin Page, Reporter February 25, 2024

Names fill the guest list at the Herrick Conservatory, a greenhouse on campus and an escape from the February cold for students. Hosting a variety of plants and some fish, the Herrick Conservatory is...

IdeaBase is located on the third floor of Franklin Hall.

CCI pushes back scholarship deadline after FAFSA delays

Sydney Graham, Reporter February 24, 2024

As the Spring 2024 semester begins, many students are grappling with the delay of this year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This FAFSA application determines a student's eligibility...

OPINION: The wastefulness of restocking video culture

OPINION: The wastefulness of restocking video culture

Ella Katona, Opinion Writer February 23, 2024

Recently, I have gone down the rabbit hole of influencer restocking videos. I have seen fridge and kitchen restocking videos, closet restocking videos and, yes, even ice and junk drawer restocking videos.  Mostly,...

Kent Hall is located on Front Campus.

Visiting professor to discuss climate change psychology research in February Colloquium

John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2024

Climate change and other environmental action discussions will be on the agenda when David Sherman, a professor for the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California,...

Moderator Charmaine Crawford and Victoria Alexander at the Black Identity Unveils: Victoria Talks Monday night in the Kiva.

‘Black Identity Unveiled: Victoria Talks’ explores Black excellence

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter February 20, 2024

Black excellence, success and identity was at the forefront of discussion between university community members and Victoria Alexander, a public speaker and Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland,...

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