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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Members of the Kent State field hockey team huddle up during a match. 

Coming to America: KSU’s international atmosphere

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 6, 2022

Freshman Jersey Hasenbos graduated from high school in the Netherlands before she had even heard of Kent State or thought about playing field hockey in the United States.  Now she’s an up-and-coming...

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 14: A registered nurse stirs a nasal swab in testing solution after administering a COVID-19 test at Sameday Testing on July 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. COVID-19 cases are on the rise in most states as the highly transmissible Delta variant has become the dominant strain in the United States. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California

 (CNN) -- The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California, according to a source familiar.The World Health Organization designates Omicron...

US Rep. Paul Gosar (L), R-AZ, speaks during a press conference on January 7, 2016 to announce legislation that would revoke actor Bill Cosbys Medal of Freedom on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The move for the legislation comes after Cosby was charged with sexual assault following a series of rape allegations. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

House plans to vote Wednesday to censure Paul Gosar and strip him of committee assignments

Annie Grayer, CNN November 17, 2021

(CNN) -- The House will vote Wednesday on a resolution that both censures Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona and strips him of his two committee assignments.A revised proposal released by the House...

Julian Edelman, wide receiver for the New England Patriots, with the integrative studies degree he received at Kent State’s One University Commencement held May 11, 2019 at Dix Stadium.

Super Bowl MVP, Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman retires

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor April 12, 2021

One of the most decorated and famous athletes to ever take the field as a Golden Flash appears to be hanging up his cleats.Former New England Patriot, three-time Super Bowl champion and Super Bowl LIII...

Leah Pasqualetti and her coach Mike Auble after she broke the pole vault record of the Stars and Stripes Big Red Barn Meet in Menifee, California. June, 2020.

From number one in the nation to Kent State: Leah Pasqualetti makes her mark

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 11, 2021

When Leah Pasqualetti was in fifth grade, she was a committed gymnast running in her school’s spring field day for fun.That day would change her life.The Orchard Park High School track coach was there,...

OPINION: How The Weeknd made 2020 his year

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 30, 2021

Earlier this month, the Grammys came and went yet again with limited in-person guests and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah hosting the show. The show came and went off without a hitch with its lowest...

OPINION: Ohio doesn’t just want passenger rail, it NEEDS it

Logan Heffelman Opinion Writer March 9, 2021

The first railroad line in Ohio was completed in 1836 and eventually connected Toledo, Ohio, with Adrian, Michigan. At the time the 33-mile journey took three hours to make. The modern Shinkansen (bullet...

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Author, activist Mimi Lemay reaches out to the Ohio LGBTQ+ community

Brianna Camp reporter February 1, 2021

During a virtual book festival event held by the Beachwood Ohio Mandel Jewish Community Center last Tuesday, author and activist Mimi Lemay shared the story of her family’s “journey of transformation.”As...

OPINION: How studying abroad changed me

I have never worked harder for anything in my life. I have never gotten straight A's until I was a senior in high school. I studied day and night, non-stop. I even had tutors outside of school. I didn’t...

OPINION: In search for the left

After four days of uncertainty, there was very little doubt that Joe Biden would be the forty-sixth president-elect of the United States as the counts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada were...

Corey Conners chipping out of a sand trap at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Conners was wearing a poppy pin in honor of Remembrance Day. Taken from Conners’ Twitter account (@coreconn). Nov. 11, 2020.

Conners cracks top 10 at The Masters

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 15, 2020

2014 Kent State grad Corey Conners finished tied for 10th in the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.Kent State golf has a long and prestigious history, but cracking the top 10 at...

Comedian Anjelah Johnson’s tour bus sits near downtown Cleveland while she does stand-up inside. Johnson was on a two-month stand-up tour across the U.S. in 2019.

OPINION: Comedian Anjelah Johnson performs stand-up after eight months

Kelly Krabill Opinion writer November 14, 2020

Comedian Anjelah Johnson had her first stand-up show in eight months on Oct. 27 in Nashville, Tennessee at Zanies Comedy Club. Johnson made the announcement on Instagram saying, “I’m here in Nashville...

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