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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The glass doors of the streaming pods are entitled by Kent State Esports.

Cavs Legion Lair opened to the public

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter December 3, 2019

The Cavaliers’ NBA 2K League franchise, Cavs Legion Gaming Club (GC), opened its new facility Thursday in the Battery Park neighborhood of Cleveland.Local youth gamers were encouraged to come to the...

Information on Strategic Esports, including the class schedule and CRNs, can be found on this flyer.

First semester of Kent State’s Esports course coming in spring 2020

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter November 18, 2019

Kent State is introducing a course entirely covering esports for the spring 2020 semester. Esports is competitive online gaming.“This course is one of the first Esports classes to be offered in Northeast...

Kent State tightens student account security with multi-factor authentication

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter November 11, 2019

Kent State is rolling out multi-factor authentication as a new security method for preventing security breaches.MFA is a security method through Microsoft that flags suspicious activity on Kent State accounts....

Ashland and Edinboro continued to battle following the Flashes quick win over Mercyhurst on Nov. 2, 2019.

Kent State wrestling starts season 2-1 after Saturday’s season opener

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter November 2, 2019

Kent State wrestling’s Colin McCracken beat Edinboro University’s Dylan Reynolds, ranked 19th in the country, in the 197 weight class despite dropping the match to the Fighting Scots. The Flashes...

Edward, Justin and Ben work together to make the best possible moves for their team.  

Kent State Esports team wins major tournament in Harrisburg, PA

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter October 19, 2019

Kent State's Hearthstone Esports team brought home the first place trophy and the $2,500 prize at last month's Harrisburg University Esports Invitational in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.Edward Miller, Ben...

On the left is the large LED screen that will display the on-screen action of the matches and on the right is where the players will sit behind their monitors.

Kent State Esports program announces plans for new arena

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter October 19, 2019

A new arena for the Kent State Esports team is under construction on the second floor of the library.The team has sponsors interested in helping to fund the arena and they are still trying to figure out...

Career conversations session teaches students about a career in psychology

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter October 17, 2019

The Kent State Honors College held a Career Conversations event in the Honors College Library on Thursday. Kent State alumni came and shared information about their career field in a Q&A setting with...

Kent State students react to new textbook service

Aidan Coyne Technology reporter September 16, 2019

This fall, Kent State opted to expand its use of the Flash Books service for buying textbooks. Students have mixed reviews about the system.“Flash Books is a program that is part of a nationwide initiative...

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