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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The Williamson House is located at the corner of Main Street and Midway Drive on campus.
Campus support group provides safe space for students dealing with sexual violence
Savana Capp, Print Planner • April 17, 2024

One in five college women experience unwanted sexual contact, according to a study from the National Library of Medicine.  In Kent State's...

Alexandria Whitmore sends the pitch skipping off the shortstop during the Golden Flashes 7-1 loss to the Bobcats in Game 1 on April 2, 2024.
‘We need to show up and find our groove again’: Softball falls to Western Michigan
Robyn Taylor, Reporter • April 16, 2024

Over the weekend, Kent State’s softball team lost three games, taking on Mid-American Conference competitor Western Michigan.  The Flashes...

PREVIEW: NBA Play-in Tournament
Demetri Manousos, Reporter • April 16, 2024

After 82 regular-season games, the top six NBA teams in each conference have already earned a spot in the playoffs. The teams that are seventh...

Students share culture at International Talent and Fashion Show
Students share culture at International Talent and Fashion Show
Dennis Farahani, TV2 Reporter • April 16, 2024

Students were able to show talents and clothing passed down through generations from their heritage at the On Friday, April 12, the International...

A panel, moderated by faculty such as Roseanne Chic Canfora (far right), discusses free speech and protest at the university level on April 15, 2024.
'You hold so much power’: Professionals discuss rights, free speech, protests on campus
Lauren Bischof, Beat Reporter • April 15, 2024

In recognition of the upcoming May 4 commemoration and in response to gun-rights-activist Kyle Rittenhouse coming to campus, professionals discussed...

Heating up: Controlled burn of grass by Rec Center allows for summer growth
Heating up: Controlled burn of grass by Rec Center allows for summer growth
Cadie Pierce, Photographer • April 15, 2024

With smoke clouding the air as students and community members walked in and out of the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center,...

Sophomore Heidi Schultz poses, ready for her routine on the floor to begin March 3, 2024
Flashes gymnast details her rehabilitation experience after injury
Abbie Wilfing, Reporter • April 15, 2024

She looked up, chin to the ceiling, and the 18-year-old gymnast flew gracefully through the air, somehow landing perfectly on the four-inch balance...

James Samels served 27 years with the Kent Fire Department before his appointment as fire chief on Jan. 22, 2024. Courtesy the Kent Fire Department.
Kent welcomes veteran firefighter as new fire chief
Ignatius Ogbu, Reporter • April 14, 2024

On Jan. 22, 2024, Kent appointed James Samels as the city’s new fire chief.  With 27 years of service in the Kent Fire Department, his...

A recap of the Kent 2024 total solar eclipse
A recap of the Kent 2024 total solar eclipse
Lex Radde, Tv2 Reporter • April 9, 2024

The total solar eclipse in Kent, Ohio, was a breathtaking celestial event that drew in sky watchers across the region....

Laser light show comes to Kent
Laser light show comes to Kent
Elaina Matricardi, TV2 Reporter • April 9, 2024
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Best of Kent 2024: A look at the best eats in Kent
Best of Kent 2024: A look at the best eats in Kent
Erin Sullivan, TV2 Reporter • April 9, 2024
Over Easy is a breakfast diner located at 152 Franklin Avenue, Kent, OH. The restaurant serves both breakfast and lunch and received several Best of Kent nominations.
BOK '24: Best breakfast spot
Janson McNair, Campus Editor • April 4, 2024
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Alexandria Whitmore sends the pitch skipping off the shortstop during the Golden Flashes 7-1 loss to the Bobcats in Game 1 on April 2, 2024.
‘We need to show up and find our groove again’: Softball falls to Western Michigan
Robyn Taylor, Reporter • April 16, 2024

Over the weekend, Kent State’s softball team lost three games, taking on Mid-American Conference competitor Western Michigan.  The Flashes...

PREVIEW: NBA Play-in Tournament
Demetri Manousos, Reporter • April 16, 2024

After 82 regular-season games, the top six NBA teams in each conference have already earned a spot in the playoffs. The teams that are seventh...

OPINION: It may be April, but here’s why baseball could be fun again in Cleveland
OPINION: It may be April, but here’s why baseball could be fun again in Cleveland
Matt Kiraly, Opinion Writer • April 16, 2024

After winning the American League Central division title two years ago, the Cleveland Guardians were looking for a return to the postseason....

With Jake Casey sitting at third, Kent States Brody Williams swings under St. Josephs Ryan DeSantos pitch during their game on March 24, 2024. Williams went 0-1 with two walks in three plate appearances against the Hawks.
Baseball destroys program record in series loss to Toledo
John Hilber, Assistant Sports Editor • April 15, 2024

The Kent State baseball team hit 10 home runs in one game against Toledo Sunday, setting a program record. The team won game three of the...

Students share culture at International Talent and Fashion Show
Students share culture at International Talent and Fashion Show
Dennis Farahani, TV2 Reporter • April 16, 2024

Students were able to show talents and clothing passed down through generations from their heritage at the On Friday, April 12, the International...

A recap of the Kent 2024 total solar eclipse
A recap of the Kent 2024 total solar eclipse
Lex Radde, Tv2 Reporter • April 9, 2024

The total solar eclipse in Kent, Ohio, was a breathtaking celestial event that drew in sky watchers across the region....

Laser light show comes to Kent
Laser light show comes to Kent
Elaina Matricardi, TV2 Reporter • April 9, 2024

This Sunday, Main Street Kent hosted a laser light show with the help of Laser Encore, a Minnesota-based laser company. The show was only a day...

Best of Kent 2024: A look at the best eats in Kent
Best of Kent 2024: A look at the best eats in Kent
Erin Sullivan, TV2 Reporter • April 9, 2024

The Best of Kent results are in. TV2's Erin Sullivan stopped by a few of your favorite food places in Kent.   Erin Sullivan is a TV2...

OPINION: It may be April, but here’s why baseball could be fun again in Cleveland
OPINION: It may be April, but here’s why baseball could be fun again in Cleveland
Matt Kiraly, Opinion Writer • April 16, 2024
Canva illustration by Virginia Doherty.
OPINION: They won’t stop at abortion
Virginia Doherty, Opinion Writer • April 15, 2024
OPINION: Thats no way to live life
OPINION: That's no way to live life
Anthony Morris, Opinion Writer • April 13, 2024
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