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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Pro-Life? Support women who are struggling to survive

Jamie Brian, Opinion writer May 9, 2022

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, it will strand American women in a situation with no exit ramp. Without access to abortion, they will be forced to carry unwanted pregnancies to term. If Justice Alito’s...

Kent State’s Spirit of Motherhood Program receives $100,000 grant to fund research program for Black mothers, children

Zaria Johnson, Editor-In-Chief April 18, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield funded a $100,000 grant to the university's Spirit of Motherhood program to further assist Black mothers and their children in Northeast Ohio, according to a Monday press...

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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,...

Meals being prepared for LoveLight’s summer lunch program.

LoveLight expands food distribution during pandemic; more than quadruples number of meals normally provided

Anthony Elder reporter February 4, 2021

LoveLight, Inc., a non-profit organization based in Kent, has closed its in-person programs such as Tutoring PLUS and has turned focus to its meal distribution program due to the pandemic. The organization...

Virus Outbreak

HOGP January 29, 2021

In this image from video, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president, speaks during a White House briefing on the...

In this image from video, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president, speaks during a White House briefing on the Biden administrations response to the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (White House via AP)

Fauci sees vaccination for kids by late spring or the summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top infectious disease expert said Friday he hopes to see children being vaccinated starting in the next few months. It's a needed step to securing widespread immunity...

Some New York City public schools to resume in-person learning

Spencer Platt November 29, 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 18: A school bus drives down a street in Brooklyn on November 18, 2020 in New York City. Public schools in New York City, the largest school district in the nation, will close...

Thirty second annual Virginia Hamilton conference returns to Kent

Jillian Holness April 5, 2016

The 32nd Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference will take place this Thursday and Friday in the Kiva and on the third floor of the University Library to honor Virginia Hamilton, an African-American children’s...

Erika Taubner Gold, a survivor of the Holocaust, Chaya Kessler, director of Kent State’s Jewish Studies program and Sol Factor, a Kent State Jewish Studies program professor present to Factor’s Children of the Holocaust class Thursday, March 10, 2016.

Holocaust survivor speaks at Kent State

Keri Richmond March 10, 2016

A young, rebellious, jewish girl, who once ripped of her yellow star to sneak away from school to the local pastry shop for a scoop of ice cream, spoke at the business administration building Thursday...

Student volunteers work on blankets at Eastway Center on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Kent State students create blankets to donate

Justin Niedenthal March 8, 2016

A blanket-tying benefit took place for the Ronald McDonald House of Akron downstairs in the Eastway Center lounge on Tuesday. The National Society for Leadership and Success (NSLS) sponsored the benefit,...

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