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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

A park in Guangzhou, the third-largest city in China.

International students living through the pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter April 20, 2021

International students at Kent are dealing with isolation while students outside of the U.S. have to tackle the time difference and navigating online classes from home.Freya Fu came to the United States...

US President Joe Biden speaks during remarks on the implementation of the American Rescue Plan in the State Dining room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 15, 2021. 

Biden pressed over crisis at the southern border in his first White House news conference

Maegan Vazquez, CNN March 25, 2021

 (CNN) -- President Joe Biden spent much of his first presidential news conference on Thursday facing questions about the crisis on the southern border, promising conditions for unaccompanied minors...

International student Surya Suresh walks past Terrace Hall where the Office of Global Education temporarily has its department. International recruitment and admissions makes efforts to admit new students during the pandemic.

Recruitment, admissions process for international students picks back up for future semesters

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 7, 2021

As one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the travel ban from several Muslim countries.Nonimmigrant students come from 120 countries to study at Kent State and...

OPINION: Vote where power is: the streets

The debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in Cleveland on Sept. 29 was nothing less than a truly sublime moment, one which thoroughly encapsulated the current state of this country’s mainstream political...

Kent State Stark goes global to create friendships

High school students will have the opportunity to deepen social bonds, develop intellectual networking, and heighten awareness of global issues at the International Friends Conversation Partner Program...

TikTok

Drew Angerer September 18, 2020

On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that bans any transactions between the parent company of TikTok, ByteDance, and U.S. citizens due to national security reasons. The...

On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that bans any transactions between the parent company of TikTok, ByteDance, and U.S. citizens due to national security reasons. The president signed a separate executive order banning transactions with China-based tech company Tencent, which owns the app WeChat. Both orders are set to take effect in 45 days. 

Here’s what’s going to happen to TikTok on Sunday

Brian Fung, CNN Business September 18, 2020

(CNN) -- The Trump administration said it will restrict access to TikTok on Sunday, Sept. 20. What does that mean for users of the short-form video app?The short answer is, you'll still be able to use TikTok —...

The short-form video app TikTok could soon see a shakeup of its corporate structure as it confronts mounting criticism from politicians in the US over ties to its Chinese parent company.

TikTok may undergo corporate changes to distance from China amid US scrutiny

Brian Fung, CNN Business July 9, 2020

(CNN) -- The short-form video app TikTok could soon see a shakeup of its corporate structure as it confronts mounting criticism from politicians in the US over ties to its Chinese parent company.TikTok's...

A plane from Chinese airline China Eastern departs from Hongqiaou Airport in Shanghai on February 8, 2015.

US to block Chinese airlines from flying into the US

(CNN) -- The US government says it will block Chinese airlines from flying into the US in response to what it says is a policy that has prevented US carriers from service between the two countries.The...

Trump announces end of US relationship with World Health Organization

Jason Hoffman, CNN May 29, 2020

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization, a move he has threatened throughout the coronavirus pandemic."Because...

corona illustration

Should you be sanitizing your shoes?

Shelby Reeves Reporter April 26, 2020

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, people are working to protect themselves from the virus. From wearing face masks to social distancing, stopping the spread of this virus is on everyone’s mind. But false...

Masks for Hope delivers medical supplies to local hospitals during the first drop-off on April 1. 

Kent State students donate medical masks to local hospitals, connect with international suppliers

Jenna Borthwick, TV2 Reporter April 16, 2020

“The way I see it is that some of these masks could save lives,” said Irvin Cardenas, a robotics researcher and computer science Ph.D. student at Kent State University. As the number of coronavirus...

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