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KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

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...

CCI Dean Amy Reynolds (left), CCI Student Recruitment Specialist Debra Lamm (top right) and CCI Assistant Dean Matt Rollyson (bottom right).

Arts, Communication and Information undergraduate programs see decrease in spring enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 22, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 have led some students to take a semester off and some have considered other options, overall leading some programs to see a decrease in enrollment. The College of Communication...

Journalism professor Jeff Fruit is the current interim director for School of Library and Information Science. The school is currently searching for a new director, after the former director resigned last year.

JMC change to MDJ creates more inclusive school name

Auston Monigold Reporter March 4, 2021

The history of media at Kent State reached a new milestone when the School of Journalism and Mass Communication changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism, becoming more inclusive to its umbrella...

A student looks over financial aid resources in the One Stop office located in the Kent campus library. (File photo)

All students to review federal loans in summer 2021, not just freshmen

Josie Bixler Reporter November 11, 2020

Beginning in summer of 2021, students will need to review their federal loans every year by completing an Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement form.In previous years, first-time borrowers were required...

Michelle Dean with a painting she bought from a thrift store, then painted over to create a new piece of art on November 20, 2019.

Student creates new art from thrifted paintings

At first glance, Michelle Dean’s kitchen looked normal. A stove, a refrigerator and some old-fashioned artwork were framed on the walls.Upon further inspection, the paintings weren’t the wholesome,...

Quaker Steak and Lube was replaced by The Patio. 

Community responds to Dining Services’ closures, updates

The dining landscape at Kent State has continued to change this semester as several dining locations have closed and construction continues for a new dining option set to open on front campus next fall. The...

The Fork in the Road food truck sits idle behind the student center. Despite the new paint job, sightings of the food truck around campus have been scarce this semester. 

University food truck undergoes changes

Kent State’s Fork in the Road food truck has been absent for most of the fall semester as it is undergoing format changes, according to Aramark, the university’s dining services partner.   “The...

Textures: Redefining black beauty on Kent campus

Kennedi Combs September 12, 2019

Today’s African American millennials are getting in touch with their roots. Their hair roots, that is. Textures is a multicultural hair group at Kent State set on educating black women on the beauty...

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