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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Kings and Queens mural that is set to be restored in Akron.

Kent students to aid in restoration of Akron mural

Joyleah Odom, Reporter April 9, 2022

Art history majors Ariana Parry and Sarah Tomasko will be taking the lead in providing the oral history for the restoration of one of Akron’s most iconic murals. Created in 2006, the mural titled...

Redshirt junior Sincere Carry reacts during the Kent State mens basketball teams win over Ohio in the semifinals of the MAC tournament in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, March 11.

Kent State moves onto the championship game to take on Akron

Jacob Hansen, Reporter March 12, 2022

The Kent State’s basketball team controlled the paint to advance to the finals of the Mid-American Conference tournament. KSU won 67-61 over Ohio University and has now won 14 straight games. “That’s...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College Mon. March 22, 2021.

Losing streak reaches three games as lacrosse team falls to Akron

Jacob Shondel Reporter February 24, 2022

Kent State and Akron women’s lacrosse opened Mid-American Conference play with a physical game, but the Flashes fell 11-6. The first of five yellow cards in the game came courtesy of Akron, setting...

Paige Felger in costume playing the wife character, Kate Strong, in Love in Reserve.

Play titled “Love in Reserve” written by KSU staff member to run this month

Jordan Coleman Reporter November 7, 2021

Eric Mansfield's play, "Love in Reserve" will come to life in Rubber City Theatre in Akron this month, proving that he is more than a Kent State staff member.The original play by Kent State's communications...

Senior Khyla Porter takes the ball towards the goal. The Kent State Golden Flashes beat Akron 1-0 on Thursday night. 

Soccer goes 1-0-1 in first MAC weekend

Cole Oswald Reporter September 27, 2021

The Kent State soccer team’s defense is looking strong after its first weekend of Mid-American Conference play, coach Rob Marinaro said, but the offense still needs work. The Flashes beat Akron (2-8,...

Soccer loses close one to No. 15 West Virginia

Cole Oswald September 20, 2021

The Kent State soccer team finished its non-conference schedule on Sunday with a 2-1 loss to nationally ranked West Virginia. The Flashes will begin Mid-American Conference play on Thursday. KSU was 4-3...

Kent State cross country sees two top-five finishers in opening meet

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 6, 2021

Sophomore Joe Farley finished fourth in the men's four-mile race with a time of 19:50.4. Freshman Baidy Ba, competing in his first race at the college level, was directly behind him. Ba placed fifth with...

Kent State’s esports arena during the “Gaming 4 Kids Charity Stream.”

Collegiate esports opens doors for students looking for careers in esports industry

Zachary Shepherd Reporter May 11, 2021

When Paul Rondeau came to Kent State, he was in the ROTC and was planning on pursuing a military career, but when his captain told him he needed extra points to get into a specific branch, he decided to...

OPINION: Ohio doesn’t just want passenger rail, it NEEDS it

Logan Heffelman Opinion Writer March 9, 2021

The first railroad line in Ohio was completed in 1836 and eventually connected Toledo, Ohio, with Adrian, Michigan. At the time the 33-mile journey took three hours to make. The modern Shinkansen (bullet...

Soccer starts season with win over Buffalo

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter March 5, 2021

Senior Yasmine Hall scored the only goal of the game as the Kent State soccer team won its season opener 1-0 against the University at Buffalo on Thursday at Dix Stadium.Twenty-nine minutes into the game,...

Boxes of food donated to the Kent State Food Pantry on Feb. 5, 2021.

Drive-thru food distribution event provides more than 6,000 pounds of food in two hours

Anthony Elder reporter February 27, 2021

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and The Campus Kitchen partnered to host a drive-thru food distribution event last week at Dix Stadium. The event distributed over 6,000 pounds of food in two hours.Akron-Canton...

Community members stand for the formal prayer during the Friday service on Feb. 19. There are several poses involved including kneeling with hands cupped in front of the body, as well as standing and leaning forward.

Islamic Society of Akron and Kent remains open for prayer, keeps events virtual

Hannah Mayer Reporter February 25, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the third of a five-part series that looks at how local places of worship are handling the pandemic. Part one, part two and part four can be found here. Touch is an essential...

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