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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Taliban has taken over much of Afghanistan. American troops are still working to evacuate the capital city, Kabul.

An Afghan Kent State student fears for safety of family in Afghanistan

Abigail Bottar WKSU August 23, 2021

As the United States military continues to withdraw from Afghanistan, thousands of Afghans already in the U.S. are watching in horror. Noorulbari Mal is a master’s student studying journalism at Kent...

The Taliban has taken over much of Afghanistan. American troops are still working to evacuate the capitol city, Kabul.

An Afghan Kent State student fears for safety of family in Afghanistan

Abigail Bottar, WKSU August 23, 2021

As the United States military continues to withdraw from Afghanistan, thousands of Afghans already in the U.S. are watching in horror. Noorulbari Mal is a master’s student studying journalism at Kent...

US President Joe Biden speaks during remarks on the implementation of the American Rescue Plan in the State Dining room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 15, 2021. 

Biden pressed over crisis at the southern border in his first White House news conference

Maegan Vazquez, CNN March 25, 2021

 (CNN) -- President Joe Biden spent much of his first presidential news conference on Thursday facing questions about the crisis on the southern border, promising conditions for unaccompanied minors...

James Pedley, freshman nursing major in ROTC.

ROTC program leaves positive lasting impression on cadets

Bridget Lin Reporter April 23, 2020

The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC, is a college program for pre-commissioned officer training and education that students are able to join. Being in this program, they are able to prepare...

A protestor holds up a sign on Risman Plaza on Jan. 25, 2020. The protest was peaceful and put together by Students for a Democratic Society.

Protest turns to lesson on Iran, Middle East conflict

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor January 25, 2020

For the Global Day of Protest, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) participated in the No War on Iran protest, starting on Risman Plaza. “Some groups have organized a global day protest and it’s...

OPINION: Trump and Iran

Shams Mustafa Columnist January 23, 2020

Like most Republicans, Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times that justifies President Donald Trump’s action in terminating the Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani....

Eric Geffert was deployed in Iraq from January to October of 2009.

Breaking barriers: A veteran’s battle with PTSD

Mariah Hicks April 10, 2018

It was a cold and dreary November day in 2014 when Eric Geffert visited a Veterans Affairs (VA) psychiatrist.As a veteran, he had been experiencing paranoia and panic attacks years before discovering the...

Louis Rossi, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.

A soldier’s journey from the battlefield to the classroom

Alex Delaney-Gesing February 17, 2016

Kent State sophomore entrepreneurship major Louis Rossi remembers the exact day he was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving in Afghanistan: Oct. 28, 2012.Rossi enlisted in the Army...

News on the go: April 25, 2014

Matt Merchant April 24, 2014

Bernie Kosar, former quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, was removed from his position as a sports TV broadcaster Wednesday. WKYC-TV President and General Manager Brooke Spectorsky disputed Kosar’s...

News on the go: April 7, 2014

April 6, 2014

After weeks of fruitless searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, sounds picked up by underwater equipment beckoned searchers to a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean on Sunday. Leaders of the...

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