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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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...

 

Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

Deborah Hoover, the president of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation (left), Julie Messing, the executive director of NeoLaunchNET (center) and Ken Burhanna, the interim dean of University Libraries, cut the ribbon for the new LaunchNET offices on Sept. 29, 2017.

LaunchNET makes move to University Library

Taylor Robinson September 30, 2017

LaunchNET celebrated its move from the Student Center to the University Library with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.LaunchNET, an innovative hub that serves students, faculty and staff to create new...

Kent State President Beverly Warren reads Dr. Suess’s “The Cat in the Hat” to school kids for Read Across America at the University Bookstore on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. 

President Warren reads ‘Cat in the Hat’ during Dr. Seuss event

Quaylyn Hairston February 28, 2017

The legacy of children's author Dr. Seuss took over the University Bookstore Tuesday morning for a Read Across America event.Large paw-shaped footprints around the store led to different activities and...

Kent State celebrates local authors with book festival

Keely Kennedy September 28, 2016

The Kent State bookstore will celebrate local authors, including Kent State faculty, staff, alumni and the Kent State University Press on Sept. 30.Authors will be available from 3 to 7 p.m. to meet patrons...

People gather in the University Bookstore in the Student Center for their Spring Blowout Sale on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The bookstore closed Saturday, May 9, and will reopen Monday, May 18.

Kent State bookstore closed this week

Emily Mills May 11, 2015

The Kent State bookstore will be closed this week as it transitions textbook vendors from Follett Higher Education Group to Barnes and Noble College.All eight Kent State campuses will use Barnes and Noble...

New majors, changes in bookstore and banking to come for KSU students in Fall 2015

TV2 News Report March 14, 2015

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Jason Merlene, owner of Last Exit Books, stocks records during a slow shift at Last Exit Books on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Last Exit Books is located on E. Main Street in Downtown Kent.

Last Exit Books is a place for music and book lovers alike

Nathan Havenner December 2, 2014

Walking into Last Exit Books is like stepping back in time to a period before the internet, music downloads and e-books made the neighborhood bookstore a thing of the past.  The walls are lined with new...

Junior communication studies major Megan Gumpf walks out of the busy bookstore on the first day of the spring semester, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. The doorway is lined with backpacks because students are not permitted to bring them inside with them.

Textbook rental sales prevail in Kent bookstores

Breyanna Tripp January 16, 2014

Textbook rental programs can save students between 45 to 66 percent off the price of a new textbook according to the National Association of College Stores.Saving on textbook costs is a worry for all students...

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