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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

‘Get the f*** off our campus’: Protesters voice concerns over Kyle Rittenhouse

Adriana Gasiewski and Lex Radde April 16, 2024

Protesters outside the KIVA screamed “Get the f*** off our campus” and “shame” as attendees left pro-gun rights activist Kyle Rittenhouse campus speech Tuesday evening. The crowd of a couple...

Paul Prediger, formerly known as Gaige Grosskreutz, speaks during a press conference outside Oscar Ritchie Hall April 16, 2024. Prediger was shot by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest in 2020.

Shooting survivor joins students to protest Kyle Rittenhouse’s campus visit

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter April 16, 2024

Several student organizations were joined by Paul Prediger during the Ohio Student Association press conference on April 16 to voice their concerns over Kyle Rittenhouse’s presence on campus. Prediger,...

Christian Heller, a member of USAS, leads the protest speaking out against Kyle Rittenhouse coming to Kent State on a march to the Rock April 15, 2024.

‘Hey ho, Rittenhouse has got to go’: Students protest on the K

Adriana Gasiewski, Kayla Gleason, and Erin Sullivan April 16, 2024

Editors note: The name of a source, Acieno Leipply-Caban, was updated to reflect their identity accurately, Aciano Rosales. A list of hate crime victims’ names were written in chalk and photos of...

The informational flyer for USGs 2024 FlashFest.

Students reminisce on nostalgia of Key Glock’s music before FlashFest concert

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter April 11, 2024

Before rapper Key Glock will take to the M.A.C.C. Center Thursday for the Undergraduate Student Government’s annual FlashFest, students reflected on the important role his music played in their lives...

Darkness descends on campus during total solar eclipse

Adriana Gasiewski and Michael Neenan April 8, 2024

As the temperature began to drop and the sky grew darker Monday afternoon, Kent and university community members along with out-of-state travelers looked to the sun as the moon eclipsed it. Even though...

The sun sets across campus on April 7, 2024.

Taking flight to space: Students aim to capture eclipse

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter April 7, 2024

Students of the Space Mission, an inter-department collaboration, finished up their last calculations before launching a weather balloon with a camera to the sun hoping to capture the total solar eclipse...

Outside of Off the Wagon, located in Acorn Alley.

BOK ’24: Best shopping

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter April 4, 2024

FIRST: Off the Wagon Off the Wagon’s selection of board games and stuffed animals and its nostalgic aura invites customers of all ages to shop. Michael Doerge, the assistant manager of Off the Wagon,...

Outside of Off the Wagon, located in Acorn Alley.

BOK ’24: Best shop

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter April 4, 2024

FIRST: Off the Wagon Off the Wagon’s selection of board games and stuffed animals with its nostalgic feeling created customers of all age groups to shop. Michael Doerge, the assistant manager of...

Scribbles Coffee Shop worker preparing coffee on March 24th, 2024. Scribbles is located at 237 N. Water St. in Kent.

BOK ’24: Best coffee

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter April 4, 2024

FIRST: Scribbles Coffee Company Strings of fairy lights and a wall of syrups may catch patrons’ eyes when they walk into Scribbles Coffee Company to pick up their favorite seasonal coffee or to have...

The River Eclipse, a work by Danny Likar is on display on the side of Grazers in Downtown Kent on March 20, 2024. The work is meant to depict a view of the Cuyahoga River from above during the eclipse.

Downtown eclipse artwork gives artists full circle moments

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter April 1, 2024

Before crossing or turning on various streets downtown, individuals may notice a brightly colored print of a planet or replica of a woven print with clouds surrounding the sun as the moon eclipses it. Aided...

Cartoonist reflects May 4 through power of art

Adriana Gasiewski and Tyler Schlosser March 21, 2024

Cartoonist and illustrator Chuck Ayers reflected on his experiences while being on campus during the events of May 4, 1970, and how his cartoons allowed him to reflect on those events during the opening...

Bows gain traction across social media and beyond, as the hair accessory symbolizes female empowerment.

Bow trend ties symbol to feminine empowerment

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter March 16, 2024

From one’s hair to social media posts and in Raising Cane’s orders to toilet paper rolls, people added little bows, primarily pink, to these things, generating the bow trend. Lauren Copeland, an...

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