The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State attempts to stifle any post-election negativity

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter November 9, 2020

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, many students at Kent State made it publicly known they were disappointed by the president-elect, Donald Trump. This year, Kent State’s administration is trying...

What no one tells us about mental health

Alexa Marco, Thrive collab August 3, 2020

Starting college can be a huge stress among new students. Most students go straight from graduating high school to attending college or university, and threemonths of summer in between sometimes isn’t...

What you missed

Abigail Miller August 25, 2019

Todd's First DayTodd Diacon replaced President Beverly Warren as the 13th President of Kent State on July 1. On his first day as president, Diacon ate breakfast with Kent community leaders, attended meetings...

Kent State to pay at least $179K for presidential search, contract details ‘trade secrets’ claim from search firm

Laina Yost December 13, 2018

Kent State will pay Russell Reynolds Associates, the executive search firm chosen to find the university’s next president, a $170,000 retainer for its services, plus a $9,000 administrative fee.The total...

Kent State gives back on Giving Tuesday

Patricia Battle December 2, 2018

Kent State receieved more than $1,030,000 worth of donations on Giving Tuesday, a national event where people are encouraged to give back to their community. Kent State president Beverly Warren called...

President Beverly Warren receives a standing ovation following her State of the University Address on November 7, 2018. Warren quotes her favorite Broadway Musical regarding her sentiment about her presidency at Kent State University for the last four years, Who can say if Ive been changed for the better, but because I knew you, I have been changed for good.

President Warren looks to transformation in her last State of the University address

Rachel Hale and Morgan Hallam November 7, 2018

President Beverly Warren reflected on her last full year at Kent State and looked toward the future in her last State of the University address Wednesday.The Kent State community filled the KIVA to hear...

Bev retire

KSU president Warren announces she will step down

Henry Palattella October 23, 2018

When Beverly Warren was announced as Kent State's 12th president on Jan. 8, 2014, she pledged to the Kent State community she would have a "24-7, high-energy commitment to this institution and to carry...

Kaitlin Bennett, a Kent State alumna and an organizer of the open-carry walk, stands behind Ohio State Highway Patrolmen as she talks with counterprotesters in the Schwartz Center parking lot on Sept. 29, 2018.

Kent State spends $65k for security measures during open-carry event

Laina Yost and Brandon Bounds October 8, 2018

President Beverly Warren announced on Monday afternoon that Kent State spent $65,000 on security measures for last month’s open–carry walk.Kent State University Police, Kent City Police and the Ohio...

Kaitlin Bennett, a Kent State alumna and an organizer of the open-carry walk, stands behind Ohio State Highway Patrolmen as she talks with counterprotesters in the Schwartz Center parking lot on Sept. 29, 2018.

Chaos on campus: Pushing, shoving mark confrontation between open-carry marchers and counterprotestors

A mild fall September day quickly descended into chaos as open-carry marchers, police in riot gear and counterprotestors clashed on the university Esplanade. Four people were arrested for disorderly conduct,...

Members of the Faculty Senate listen to opening remarks from Chair Pamela Grimm during the meeting Monday Sep. 10, 2018.

Enrollment decreases at Kent while freshman class grows

Rachel Hale September 10, 2018

Fall Kent campus enrollment dropped 800 students from a year ago, Kent State's President Beverly Warren told Faculty Senate Monday, about 200 more than Kent State initially expected.Even with the decrease...

President Bev Warren delivers her remarks at the Faculty Senate meeting on Sep. 10, 2018.

Warren says she opposes guns, but says rally can go on if it follows university policy

Rachel Hale September 10, 2018

President Beverly Warren told Faculty Senate Monday that while she personally thinks carrying guns won’t make society safer, a planned event sponsored by a May Kent State graduate could go ahead if it...

A student walks across the K at Risman Plaza on campus of Kent State University the evening of September 5, 2018. 

Kent State falls in Forbes’ college rankings, but does it really matter?

Laina Yost and Valerie Royzman September 5, 2018

In an email addressed to all members of the Kent State community in September 2017, President Beverly Warren touted the university’s status in the U.S. News and World Report rankings released every year...

Load More Stories