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Kent Wired

A 1972 Kent State University graduate and author of Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties, Thomas Grace, attends an authors visit on May 4, 2022.

Kent State bookstore hosts May 4 authors 

Morgan McGrath , Reporter May 4, 2022

The Kent State University bookstore was filled with students, staff and alumni on the morning of Wednesday, May 4, 2022.Long tables were covered in blue cloth with name tags of various authors, all of...

“Renegade Readers” gather for a read-in

Sophie Young, Reporter April 17, 2022
Stephanie Smith, associate professor in the School of Media and Journalism, walked up to the microphone as the crowd fell to a low buzz. In her signature glasses and a statement tee supporting Ukraine, she welcomed the range of “renegade readers.”

OPINION – Not all who wander are lost: The wandering generation

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer May 1, 2021

“It’s astonishing to me how we can all be so okay yet so not fine all at one time,” my friend wrote to me as we discussed this past year of growth for us. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us in a...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...


Anthony Behar March 4, 2021

A copy of Dr. Seuss’ “If I Ran The Zoo” seen on a spinner rack inside Strand Book Store, one of six books which will no longer be published due to hurtful representation of certain people and cultures,...

New communications add clarification to Flash Books Program

Zaria Johnson January 14, 2020

Kent State’s Flash Books Program, which provides students with an online copy of textbooks and custom content for courses, updated the services that address issues such as communications with the program,...

Kent State student now self-published author

Kent State student now self-published author

Lexi Biasi February 20, 2019

Kent State student now self-published author from on Vimeo.Haylee Holt was looking for a new read when she decided to put the pen to paper herself.“I have always been a writer myself. I...

The Kent State University Bookstore promotes their event for the month of July on July 16, 2015.

Possible bill could mean lower textbook prices for students

Elizabeth Randolph September 9, 2015

Senior business management major Brialle Menefee, spends about $300-400 on textbooks each semester.Menefee said that when she buys her books, it’s typically never at the Kent State University Bookstore.“I...

MuseLab to open new Literary Legends exhibit

Nick Boone April 6, 2015

The School of Library and Information Science’s MuseLab will host a new exhibit, “(Non)Fiction: Literary Legends Unbound,” on Wednesday, April 15, with a reception for the opening from 6 p.m. to...

Sophomore fashion merchandising major, Quierston Byers, reads the book Intro 14 in the Wick Poetry Center on Tuesday March 10, 2015. The Wick Poetry center has a quiet and comfortable reading room on the third floor.

Reading between the lines: The satisfaction from a book

Felicia Guadagni March 10, 2015

“I read to escape to a different place. It’s just nice to be somewhere else besides the real world.”This sentiment from Megan Deierling, a sophomore broadcast journalism major, is common among avid...

Skyler Chill is a sophomore communication studies major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Be a part of the group

Skyler Chill December 4, 2014

For my last article this semester, I wanted to take the time to follow-up on my group and team project. I was amazed that we raised 2,300 books for Akron Children’s Hospital. We more than doubled our...

Video: Kent State University Library home to a variety of unique books

Jason Kostura March 10, 2014

The Kent State University Library is home to a variety of unique books. TV2 reporter Jason Kostura took a closer look at one book that hasn't been checked out in more than 20 years, and why the library...

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