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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

Performers at the second annual Juneteenth Jubilee.

Kent State hosts second annual Juneteenth Jubilee

Tamra McMillion, Reporter June 19, 2022

A white tent, a stage and food trucks on Manchester Field welcomed members of the Kent community for the university’s second annual Juneteenth Jubilee Saturday. Kent State's Division of Diversity,...

Members of Kent State community reflect on Buffalo shooting

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 16, 2022

Nearly 100 students, faculty and staff attended a virtual town hall meeting Monday to reflect, discuss and digest the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, New York. The suspected gunman killed 10 and injured...

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A Home Away From Home: Caribbean student group looks for renewed representation at Kent State

Brianna Camp Reporter April 28, 2021

SOCA is back and ready for action. Founded in 2017, the Student Organization of Caribbean Alliance has had its ups and downs, but this year the group is trying to reorganize and re-establish itself on...

OPINION: Accountability for Insurrectionists is an act of unity

Julie Mazzei Guest Opinion Writer January 19, 2021

The insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol Building on Jan. 6 were white supremacists acting at the behest of the President of the United States. Their Confederate flags and anti-Semitic garb make their...

Eunice Reyes, graduate assistant at the LGBTQ+ Center at Kent State. Courtesy of Eunice Reyes.

Using fashion as a tool for self-expression in LGBTQ+ community

Zach Zdanowicz Reporter December 11, 2020

Waking up and choosing the perfect outfit for the day is a morning routine shared by many individuals. But for some, this part of the day is more than just another outfit — it is a visual representation...

LGBTQ+ Center to hold virtual Lavender Graduation

With the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing measures in place, in-person commencement ceremonies have been postponed as schools across the country wait for further instruction or develop a way...

Alfreda Brown to leave university in April

Molly Adams Reporter February 20, 2020

Vice President for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Alfreda Brown will say goodbye to Kent State at a farewell reception in April.Appointed in 2009 as the inaugural vice president...

Alfreda Brown, vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Dr. Alfreda Brown embraces difference, paves the way for diversity at Kent State University

Molly Adams Reporter February 14, 2020

Kent State University’s Diversity Trailblazer Award was recently renamed the Alfreda Brown Diversity Trailblazer Award for her groundbreaking work at the university. Presented to Brown Jan. 24, the...

Freshman exploratory major Johnell Parnell received the Steve Harvey Scholarship Award. Parnell is one of eight recipients.

Steve Harvey scholarship recipients navigate freshman year

Freshman year of college is an exciting and memorable time for any student. For eight incoming freshmen who received full scholarships to attend Kent State, freshman year has been even more special. The...

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