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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Professors navigate class amid snow days

Bronwyn Wain Reporter February 15, 2022

Following the campus closures on Jan. 18, Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 due to severe weather, professors were given the option to hold classes online. Some chose to do so, and some opted to cancel classes completely.  “The...

Vince Robinson, a multi-genre musician, journalist and photographer, played the keyboard and piano during Words in Sound event on Feb. 9.

Poet Mwatabu Okantah shares African culture, history with community through poetry and song

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 11, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, Mwatabu Okantah, interim chair of the Department of Africana Studies, shared the story of his African culture through poetry and song Wednesday in Murphy Auditorium. In...

Helena Richardson, a graduate student at Kent State, stands in front of one of the tapestries featured at the Line by Line exhibit.

New Kent State gallery focuses on textiles as an art form

Benjamin Weaver Reporter January 29, 2022

Weaving is an art technique that is centuries old, but the new art gallery, Line by Line on display at the Center for Visual Arts at Kent State, displays weaving being modernized in innovative ways.The...

Navigating science, politics: a rocky relationship

Colleen Carroll Sciences reporter December 6, 2019

Science and politics, though they seem very separate subjects, have actually been an interconnected system that has recently seen more tension, causing dissent between the two communities. Gabriella Paar-Jakli,...

Felix Kumah-Abiwu, founder of the Center of African Studies, at the launch in Oscar Ritchie room 230. Nov. 21, 2019.  

State of the African Economy lecture welcomes new Center for African Studies

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter November 22, 2019

“Today’s event is a dream,” Co-founder and Director of the new Center of African Studies, Felix Kumah-Abiwu, said.Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m., the Department of Pan-African Studies launched the...

There are over 1,500 international students on Kent States campus as of September 2019.

Faculty can help international students feel at home

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter November 19, 2019

Every new student at Kent State has to adjust to a new school, but international students have to adjust to a new country while getting used to an educational system they’ve never seen before. Kent...

One of Kent States aircrafts sits on the tarmac at the Kent State University airport. Kent has the largest university fleet of aircraft in Ohio, according to Kent States website. October 2019.

Expansion in Kent’s Aeronautics department creates more space for women

Colleen Carroll Sciences reporter November 17, 2019

With new expansions in Kent State’s College of Aeronautics, including a new building, added programs and a partnership with Delta airlines, there is now more room than ever for women within the aviation...

Adulting illustration

A is for… adulting

While college is full of core classes, research and memorizing note cards, there are not many classes that teach students practical skills adults must do like how to file taxes, properly budget or schedule...

Assistant professor of dance Catherine Meredith instructs Ballet in the City dancers Elina Miettinen and Matthew Robinson in Kent States Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

Dance professor’s work showcased in The Ashley Bouder Project anniversary show

Just two days before her piece “Don’t Explain” was to be performed at The Ashley Bouder Project’s fifth anniversary show, assistant professor of dance Catherine Meredith was in the midst of the...

Vaping, Health Risks Associated

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 1, 2019

Vaping illnesses and deaths have spiked across the country since the beginning of 2019.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 805 lung injury cases were reportedly associated with...

President Todd Diacon speaks with homecoming court candidate Pri Frazier at the EHHS homecoming preparation on Sept. 21, 2019. 

EHHS tailgating tent brings together past and future of Kent State

Linden Miller EHHS Reporter September 21, 2019

The College of Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS) hosted its EHHS Tailgate Homecoming Tent near the rock on front campus Saturday. EHHS faculty set up the homecoming tent to get students connected...

The effects of using laptops in class

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter September 18, 2019

Students who use laptops in the classroom to take notes experienced a lower grade than those who handwrite their notes according to a study by the Association for Psychological Sciences. Ikram Toumi, an...

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