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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look...

Alan Canfora marker 2021

Sara Crawford May 4, 2021

Alan Canfora, one of the nine students wounded May 4, 1970 on the Kent State University campus, died earlier this year following a brief illness. There was a black flag placed at the marker in his honor...

Marie Bukowski sits in her office in the Center for the Visual Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, where her artwork is framed.Bukowski began practicing visual and performance art as a child. Her family included art in her education as early as 6 or 7 years old, but she didn’t decide to pursue art professionally until high school. Bukowski earned her first degree in fine arts from Carnegie Mellon University. Now, Bukowski is the director of Kent State’s School of Art, and she has shown her printmaking work in local and international exhibits.

School of Art director reflects on past health struggles, healing in upcoming exhibit

Alexandra Sobczak December 3, 2018

Since she began her junior year of college, more than 130 exhibits have featured Marie Bukowski’s artwork. The School of Art director participated in solo, invitational and juried exhibitions in eleven...

Participants of Kent States sixth annual Flashathon pose with the total amount raised Saturday, April 7, 2018. 

Fundraising a miracle

Shelbie Goulding April 9, 2018

On Saturday, Alieen Smith gathered in front of a crowd of stangers during Kent State's sixth annual Flashathon to tell a story about her daughter Fiona.“I’m going to try and get through this without...

Letter to the Editor: Don’t let Kasich take away Planned Parenthood

Morgan Kirkpatrick November 1, 2017

Within the last year, our governor, John Kasich, has signed a bill to block Planned Parenthood from receiving government funding.A lot of people do not realize all the services Planned Parenthood provides....

Ken Howard, a custodian at Kent State, was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. As well as working for the university, Howard has also invested the last 30 years into coaching youth football in the Kent and Ravenna area.

Local Wendy’s holding fundraiser for Kent State custodian battling cancer

The Wendy’s on Main Street in Kent will be donating 10 percent of all sales made on Thursday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. to Ken Howard, a Kent State custodian who has been battling cancer.Friends and Wendy's...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: Cancer’s indiscriminate touch

Lucas Misera October 26, 2016

When my mom recently called and told me that doctors found cancer in my aunt, my initial reaction wasn’t sorrow.Instead, I was angry.My mind went back to the countless piano lessons I had with my aunt...

Individuals supporting family members and friends came together to form the Rising Star team in this years Relay for Life event held at Dix Field House, Saturday and Sunday.

Kent State to host Relay for Life

Justin Niedenthal April 25, 2016

Kent State’s annual Relay for Life will be held Friday, April 29 at the Kent State Field House from 6 p.m. on Friday until noon Saturday. This year, President Beverly Warren will be giving an opening...

President Beverly Warren applauds after a performance at the Center for Performing Arts on April 24, 2016. This was President Warrens first public appearance since having surgery early this month.

Warren makes first public appearance after surgery

Jimmy Miller April 24, 2016

In her first public appearance after announcing she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this month, Kent State President Beverly Warren watched her own work — a 24-stanza poem entitled “Praise...

President Beverly Warren applauds after a performance at the Center for Performing Arts on April 24, 2016. This was President Warrens first public appearance since having surgery early this month.

Our View: Warren’s appearance more than welcome

April 24, 2016

Sunday night, President Beverly Warren made her first public appearance at Kent State since her surgery after being diagnosed with breast cancer at the Performing Arts Center in a recital, entitled 'Singing...

Students painted the rock on the front of campus in honor of President Beverly Warren, who recently revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Warren recovering following surgery

Ian Flickinger April 10, 2016

Kent State President Beverly Warren is recovering after an operation Friday.Melody Tankersley, senior associate provost, announced during Kent State’s Lavender Graduation, Friday, that Warren had successfully...

President Bev Warren recounts her first 100 days as Kent State Universitys President during the Bowman Breakfast Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

Our View: Be #BevStrong and keep up with your health exams

April 10, 2016

Last week, Kent State students and faculty learned through an email that President Beverly Warren was diagnosed with breast cancer.The diagnosis came from a routine physical examination. According to Warren's...

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