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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent States DI Hub where Art Without Limits is being held.

Kent State hosts Emmy winner and art entrepreneurs in free event

Benjamin Weaver Reporter January 27, 2022

The College of the Arts will feature Emmy Award winning composer Silas Hite and other art entrepreneurs at the Art Without Limits panel discussion Feb. 4. A free event will cover Art Entrepreneurship...

Grace Springer, the action lead for the Sunrise club, leads the protestors and chants at the front into a microphone during the climate march on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021.

Climate protest marks first action by Sunrise Movement on campus

Alton Northup Reporter November 11, 2021

Just over 20 people turned out Wednesday evening to march on Kent State’s campus in support of climate change awareness and environmental policies.The march, which was organized by Sunrise Movement Kent...

The Honors College at Kent State is the Stopher and Johnson Honors Complex, also known as StoJo.

Living in the Honors College during COVID-19

Morgan Cummings Reporter April 30, 2021

Kent State provides unique living experiences for students through the Living-Learning Communities (LLCs), including the Honors College. Just like the rest of the dorms, COVID-19 has impacted students’...

Kent robotics club logo

Kent State Advanced Telerobotic Research Team to compete in the World Robot Summit

Hannah Lawrence Reporter March 17, 2021

Kent State’s Advanced Telerobotics Research Lab has been chosen to compete in the World Robot Summit. The team’s robot can complete a wide variety of tasks including the ability to go up stairs, and...

Aviad Israeli is a professor within the College of Education, Health and Human Services and the undergraduate program coordinator for the Hospitality Management program. 

Changes to hospitality program, curriculum to begin fall 2021

Emma Andrus Reporter March 14, 2021

Students of Kent State’s hospitality program will now be offered additional courses and the chance to select concentrations within the degree after the Kent State Board of Trustees approved the changes...

Prentice Hall, which used to be a dining hall, will now be used as an engagement space.

Prentice Cafe permanently closed, but other gluten-free options are available

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 8, 2021

Kent State University has decided to repurpose Prentice Cafe into an engagement space for students. The café has closed in order to transform it into an additional academic learning center. However,...

Closed for dining sign in the DI Hub. It will open again Feb. 3.

DI Hub enters the new semester welcoming back students

Olivia Perry Reporter February 4, 2021

Following the November grand opening, the DI Hub temporarily closed at the beginning of the semester. Now, they are open to students again. Although not entirely open this spring, the DI Hub does offer...

Gluten-free students turn to new dining options during Prentice Café closure

Megan Medfisch Health and Fitness reporter October 22, 2020

After the closure of Prentice Café, the only completely gluten-free dining hall on campus, gluten-free students must look elsewhere for dining options.A new dining hall, DI Dining: Eat-In, located in...

The WARDJet A-1212 waterjet cutter sits on the first floor of the Design Innovation Hub. The device had to be installed first into the room before building crews erected the walls around it.  

DI Hub receives waterjet cutter, offers efficient process for cutting materials

Troy Pierson Reporter October 7, 2020

tpierson_19 · Innovate Kent State: Waterjet CutterA robust industrial machine known as a waterjet cutter, which can slice through nearly any material with a pressurized stream of water, is located on...

J.R. Campbell (left) and Kevin Pospichel (right) working with DI Hub Technology.

Design Innovation Hub construction continues through pandemic

Theresa Lovrak Reporter April 16, 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a source of uncertainty for Kent State, construction of the Design Innovation [DI] Hub is still underway and scheduled to be ready for use for the fall 2020...

Trustees vote to increase room and board rates for fall 2020

Wyatt Loy Reporter March 4, 2020

Despite a $2 million increase in need-based funding to support lower- and middle-income students, incoming freshmen are going to incur increased room and board costs this fall.The Kent State Board of Trustees...

The Design Innovation Hub’s expected layout. Photo provided by J.R. Campbell. 

Design Innovation Hub pushes toward increased campus sustainability

Theresa Lovrak Reporter February 7, 2020

Intellects, designers and creators will soon have an energy-efficient environment to gather and share resources and expand their knowledge. The Design Innovation Hub (DI Hub) is under construction and...

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