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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

LGBTQ+ hate crimes in the U.S. in 2020, as stated in Statisa.

LGBTQ+ hate crimes rise in the U.S., none reported at Kent State

Avery Savage Reporter March 2, 2022

Lawmakers in seven states proposed laws to limit transgender and nonbinary youth rights within the first week of 2022. As anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is making its way through state government, LGBTQ+ hate...

Marijuana may become decriminalized in Kent, but not on campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter March 1, 2022

The Kent Police Department would not acknowledge the Sensible Marihuana Ordinance if it passed. Sensible Kent, part of the statewide Sensible Movement Coalition, has a proposed ordinance that would...

An authentic lethal dose of fentanyl is displayed on the point of a number two pencil for size reference.

Illegal fentanyl poses risk to campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter February 8, 2022

Students may receive drugs laced with deadly fentanyl if they buy from non-medical sources.Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, can be 100 times stronger than morphine, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration....

Medical marijuana remains illegal on campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter February 5, 2022

Medical marijuana is still prohibited on campus even if a dispensary opens in Kent. Marijuana is listed as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substance Act. Schedule I substances are not accepted...

Woman attacked on track near health center

Amanda Levine Assigning Editor, Reporter David Williams General Assignment Reporter October 1, 2019

Update: The Kent State Police Department arrested the attacker and identified him as 21-year-old Christopher Eugene Clark.Clark was arrested on charges of "gross sexual imposition, assault and obstructing...

Kent State pays for security at O’Rourke’s appearance

Halena Sepulveda September 27, 2019

Potential Democratic Nominee for the 2020 election, Beto O'Rourke, came to visit Kent State University this past Wednesday where he spoke to students about his campaign and hopes for the election. Along...

Scott Dotterer, Office of Health Promotion Coordinator, speaks in front of a group of freshman during an Alcohol Awareness workshop on Monday.  

Alcohol-related arrests down on campus

Becca Sagaris September 13, 2019

There has been a 22.8% decrease in Liquor Law Violation arrests on Kent State’s campus; a major improvement just over the course of a year.Community Resource Officer Tricia Knoles explains that the reason...

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