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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

A dress from Shuxians collection that was shown on September 5 for the Supima Competition.

Alum showcases work at PFW, wins CFDA award

Ashley Johnson October 30, 2019

Fashion design alumna Shuxian Kong accomplished a lot during her time at Kent State. She was a finalist for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards in New York in 2017, won the “Sportswear/Casual...

Asé Expressions, a dance troupe, performs at the beginning of the Kent African Students Association-sponsored Faces of Africa pageant in the Kiva Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

KASA hosts 5th annual Face of Africa pageant

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter October 19, 2019

For the last 50 years, Kent’s African Student Association (KASA) has brought culture, inclusivity and wholesome fun to the African students of Kent State.  In the KIVA on Friday, Oct. 18, KASA showcased...

Flash walks with the Kent State cheerleaders at the homecoming parade on Sept. 21, 2019.

Homecoming parade brings students, staff, alumni, community together

A few hours before kickoff, students, alumni and Kent community members lined Main Street to watch Kent State’s annual homecoming parade.Among the crowd, President Diacon spoke with students, past and...

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