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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

OPINION: A culture of empowering complacency, endurance instead of taking a stance

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 5, 2021

“You can’t let one whacko ruin your night,” a family member texted me after I informed her that a man logged into a Zoom call and performed inappropriate sexual behavior on screen after having listened...

Kelly Premo is an education coordinator for a rape crisis center.

Sexual violence survey sparks discourse over sexual assault on college campuses

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: The following story has been updated to include comments from Tyler Conley and other students who responded to the email thread.A controversial email, sent in reply to a request to complete...

Ray’s Long Island Iced Tea, a popular drink at local restaurant and bar Ray’s Place. This photo was taken by Brynne Lathrop in 2019. 

Ohio House Bill allowing home delivery of alcohol signed into law

Ian Jameson Reporter February 24, 2021

Restaurants and bars can now deliver alcohol to customers through delivery apps, purchase new liquor licenses, sell alcohol on Sundays in addition to other changes, according to a new Ohio law. House...

Scott Dotterer, Office of Health Promotion Coordinator, speaks in front of a group of freshman during an Alcohol Awareness workshop on Monday.  

Alcohol-related arrests down on campus

Becca Sagaris September 13, 2019

There has been a 22.8% decrease in Liquor Law Violation arrests on Kent State’s campus; a major improvement just over the course of a year.Community Resource Officer Tricia Knoles explains that the reason...

Scott Rainey

OPINION: Limiting alcohol consumption for peace of mind

Scott Rainey September 4, 2018

We all know the physical symptoms of a hangover. A screaming headache, nausea, dizziness and even muscle aches all accompany the morning after a night out. There is, however, another side to a hangover...

A pint of beer sits on the bar at Zephyr Pub Sat. Jan. 27, 2018.

Busted for booze: Reports of residence hall drinking decline

During Kent State’s 2016-17 academic school year, 131 documented drinking incidents occured on campus — 2 percent less than the 2015-2016 academic year. Out of those incidents, 740 total students were...

Best of Kent: Drink

Best of Kent 2017: DRINK

KentWired Staff April 15, 2017

More Best of Kent categories: FOOD | SPORTS | ENTERTAINMENT & STUDENT LIFE FIRST - Ray's PlaceKent State students and community members know Ray’s Place is a favorite for signature drinks and bar...

The selection of alcohol on tap at Rays Place is featured on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. 

Students wrestle with binge-drinking dangers

Rachel Duthie March 15, 2017

When people saw Erica Buschick, they saw a blonde-haired, blue-eyed beauty with an infectious smile. The 18-year-old special education major at Miami University had a passion for helping others, actively...

Ryan Holmes, owner of MadCap Brewery in Kent, Ohio, poses for a portrait in the windows of his brewery on March 10, 2017.

Alumnus gets taste of success with local brewery

Payton Moore March 14, 2017

A background in science and a love for beer makes Ryan Holmes an unlikely entrepreneur. In 2013, Holmes served his first pint under MadCap Brew Co., but the beer-making journey started 15 years before.Holmes...

‘Blackout culture’ on college campuses

Julia Hazel February 28, 2017

Across the nation there have been high reports of college students being admitted to hospitals due to alcohol poisoning, leaving some sick and some with more serious cases leading to death. Downtown Kent...

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