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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

One of the models stops to pose in the 2024 KSU Annual Fashion Show on April 25, 2024.

Annual Fashion Show seamlessly incorporates sustainability, culture

Adriana Gasiewski, Beat Reporter May 2, 2024

The lights dimmed over the catwalk as models wearing a quilt-like skirt and a jacket, which was formerly a duffel bag, made their way onto the stage in The Student Center Ballroom. Multiple shows took...

OPINION: The wastefulness of restocking video culture

OPINION: The wastefulness of restocking video culture

Ella Katona, Opinion Writer February 23, 2024

Recently, I have gone down the rabbit hole of influencer restocking videos. I have seen fridge and kitchen restocking videos, closet restocking videos and, yes, even ice and junk drawer restocking videos.  Mostly,...

KentWired Illustration by Mia Marino

OPINION: The desensitization of Gen Z

Destiny Torres, Opinion Writer September 21, 2023

My friends and family would describe me as being a pretty compassionate person. I feel deeply for any person or animal around me, for instance, wanting to take any stray cat off of the streets. I once...

StarAndia Johnson, StarAndia J. owner, speaking at All the CEO Ladies event Feb. 16.

Kent State graduate gives advice to starting a business at All the CEO Ladies event

Katherine Masko, Reporter February 17, 2022

Creating clothing dyes out of natural products, making fashion more sustainable and imposter syndrome in the business world were just a few of the topics discussed at the virtual All the CEO Ladies...

OPINION: A culture of empowering complacency, endurance instead of taking a stance

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 5, 2021

“You can’t let one whacko ruin your night,” a family member texted me after I informed her that a man logged into a Zoom call and performed inappropriate sexual behavior on screen after having listened...

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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,...

Kent State wins eight events at Doug Raymond Qualifier

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter February 18, 2021

Freshman Gavin Schoeman cleared 6’ 11” in the high jump for Kent State on Saturday to reach the eighth-best height in Kent State track and field history.Schoeman’s jump was 3 inches higher than he...

The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.

Pop-up super PACs flood Georgia runoff: ‘It’s about the big message’

Kim Berryman and Kyung Lah, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.Drivers paused at lights, pulled out...

Alyssa Hertz, junior fashion design major, works at her sewing machine creating masks to donate to hospitals in need. 

Sewing with a purpose: Kent State student creates masks to donate amid COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing shortages in the U.S. for items like bread, hand sanitizer and toilet paper at local stores. But for first responders and medical personnel, the critical shortage of N95...

Traditional food brings people together at Cultural Cafe

Sydney Ford International reporter November 20, 2019

International students from Syria and Japan shared traditional food with local Kent State students while giving insight about their country during the last Cultural Cafe of the semester on Nov. 20.Attendees...

Dhruv Patel  and Janki Desai at Kent States Diwali Festival on Nov. 3, 2019.

KIA celebrates Indian traditions halfway across the world

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter November 3, 2019

The Kent Indian Association (KIA) invited students to celebrate Diwali in the Student Center on Sunday, Nov. 3.“It’s like our Christmas,” Dhruv Nakhwa, a freshman biotechnology major and Diwali organizer,...

The Fashion School hosts lecture on fashion, style, popular Japanese culture

Gershon Harrell Fashion reporter November 2, 2019

Students, staff and faculty gathered in the Kent State University Museum auditorium to listen to Associate Professor of Media Studies Jin Nakamura from Atomi University, Japan. Nakamura spoke to the audience...

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