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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Quavo, the co-founder of hip-hop trio Migos, performs at FlashFest on Thursday, April 14, 2022. Members of Undergraduate Student Government worked quickly to get Quavo to perform after original headlining artist Blackbear, pulled out of the show Tuesday due to COVID-19 exposure.

Blackbear to Quavo: USG hosts successful FlashFest concert despite last minute changes 

Alton Northup, Reporter April 15, 2022

Cristal Ramirez had one thing to say to the hundreds of students gathered in the M.A.C.C. for the annual FlashFest concert held by the Undergraduate Student Government. “If you could do one thing...

Sen. Sherrod Brown talks to KentWired about student loan forgiveness

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 21, 2022

On the 2020 campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised young voters that his administration would cancel thousands in student debt. The rising number of college graduates facing financial struggle...

Freshman journalism major Alton Northup and junior journalism major Baylee Sweitzer interview Sen. Sherrod Brown Monday. President Joe Biden campaigned about forgiving student loan debt before entering presidency.

Sen. Sherrod Brown talks to KentWired about student loan forgiveness

Alton Northup, Senior Reporter February 21, 2022

On the 2020 campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised young voters that his administration would cancel thousands in student debt. The rising number of college graduates facing financial struggle played...

Kent State President Todd Diacon, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Talea Drummer-Ferrell and Project Manager Karen Keenan ask for student input about the universitys future plans at the Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State virtual forum Tuesday.

Kent State’s second strategic roadmap forum welcomes student input

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 18, 2022

Students attended Flashes Together: A Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State on Tuesday, which was the second virtual forum where President Todd Diacon spoke about the university’s new strategic...

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Kent State police receives a grant for body cameras

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 9, 2022

Kent State University Police Services will equip its officers with body cameras after receiving a $23,780 grant from the state of Ohio.            “I think the cameras are a great investment,”...

Students attended the Blacker Than You event, which was hosted by BUS, on Feb. 8, 2022.

BUS kicks off its first Black History Month event, Blacker Than You

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 9, 2022

“Who does your mama constantly remind you she isn’t?” a presenter asked at the front of the room. “One of your lil friends!” a crowd of more than 20 students yelled out. Kent State Black United...

A screenshot of the universitys description of its dining options on the dining services website. 

Student with celiac disease expresses grievances with gluten-free dining options on campus

Alton Northup Reporter September 17, 2021

Kent State University advertises its inclusive dining options as a selling point to incoming freshmen. This year, however, students have expressed disappointment with the university, accusing dining services...

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