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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State President Todd Diacon

President Todd Diacon announces financial summary for upcoming fiscal year as enrollment trends downward

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2021

Kent State’s enrollment continues to be a key factor in determining the university’s financial stability, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday to members of the Kent State community. Diacon...

Patriot Guard rider and U.S. Navy veteran Ron Connally, center, of Oak Harbor, holds a flag at the 9/11 ceremony at Evergreen-Rotary Park in Bremerton, Wash. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall)

How to help, volunteer and honor 9/11 victims through public service

(CNN) -- Twenty years ago, terrorists seized control of four airliners, killed 2,977 people and shook the national conscience of the United States. But the attacks of 9/11 also aroused a sense of patriotism,...

NCAA announces plan for fall sport championships in the spring

Owen MacMillan Sports editor September 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors took up the issue of fall season sports playing national championships during the spring.Last month, the NCAA decided to move forward on plans...

Kent State President Todd Diacon talks and walks with Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity members during a protest on campus Mon., Sept. 14, 2020.

Kent State president releases email detailing action steps against campus racism

Troy Pierson September 14, 2020

After attending a student-led protest on campus this afternoon, Kent State President Todd Diacon released an email detailing the actions the university will take to combat racial inequality on campus.Diacon...

A family moves into Clark Hall on Kent States campus Aug. 16, 2020.

Kent State welcomes back students living on-campus ahead of the new semester

Connor Steffen, reporter August 20, 2020

Kent State University kicked off its five-day, staggered move-in process Wednesday ahead of a fall semester that will adhere to the state’s social distancing and safety guidelines.Move-in began Wednesday...

Ohio governor to announce plan for high school sports

AP August 18, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio high school sports such as football and soccer could receive a green light this fall that comes with several restrictions, according to an announcement expected Tuesday by...

Coffee shops provide options to customers looking to get their coffee fix

Nicole Harness, reporter July 14, 2020

People may not be back in the office yet due to COVID-19 keeping them at home, but they still need their coffee. 3-19 Coffee in Shaker Heights and Tree City Coffee in Kent are both giving customers various...

 Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet, speaks to the media prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on June 10, 2020 in Martinsville, Virginia. 

FBI says Bubba Wallace not a target of a hate crime

 (CNN) -- The FBI said Tuesday a noose found in the team garage of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace at the Talladega Superspeedway has been there since last year and he, therefore, is not a victim of a hate...

Kent Plaza Cinemas is set to reopen Friday

MovieScoop Kent Plaza Cinemas in Kent is scheduled to open for viewings Friday, June 19."We wanted people to come out to the theater and get back to 'normal life' or as normal as we can get," Liz Harper...

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