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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

Carnaby Street Style announced their closing on Instagram.

Changes to Downtown Kent 2020-2021

Chloe Zofchak Reporter April 28, 2021

Kent is known for being the college town with a tight-knit community of students, families, businesses and more. People come from near and far towns to enjoy the scenery and frequent social events Kent...

Suicide rates expected to increase after 2020

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter March 30, 2021

If you are in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24/7. The service is available to anyone and all calls are confidential.In Ohio, five people...

OPINION: Misunderstood? One-issue voters, misconceptions and what some of them may really care about

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer March 26, 2021

As someone who, for lack of a better term, enjoys thinking about the relationship between social issues and the law a fair amount, I often found myself analyzing the curiosity that was one-issue (or “single-issue”)...

Emily Hervol is the assistant director of admissions at Kent State University. 

Virtual campus tours to be offered alongside in-person tours

Madison Knaack Reporter February 21, 2021

After COVID-19 put a halt to in person tours on campus, Emily Hervol, assistant director of admissions, said Kent State’s admissions office wanted to offer a different way prospective students and...

Students walk across the side doors of the Kent Student Center. 

OPINION: Perspectives on Biden’s tuition-free plan for college students

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer February 9, 2021

Kelly Krabill is a senior journalism major with a nonprofit studies minor from Louisville, Ohio. She obtained her previous degrees from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Youngstown State University,...

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 15: People walk down a nearly empty sidewalk in Manhattan on October 15, 2020 in New York City. As American workers continue to struggle in an economy brought down by COVID-19, new jobless claims rose to 898,000 last week. It was the highest number since August 22 and represented a gain of 53,000 from the previous week’s upwardly revised total of 845,000. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

900,000 Americans filed for unemployment in Donald Trump’s last full week as president

Anneken Tappe, CNN Business January 21, 2021

(CNN) -- The jobs crisis roared on during Donald Trump's last full week as president, with 900,000 Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits on a seasonally adjusted basis.It was down from...

OPINION: Why the lockdown may be doing more harm than good

Ross McDonnell Opinion writer October 30, 2020

First things first: the coronavirus is absolutely a real virus that can be deadly.  You will never hear me try to say it’s not. Second, you will not read anything in this particular column imploring...

Closed business in Venice Beach, California

APU GOMES April 21, 2020

A framing art gallery is closed in Venice Beach, California during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on April 01, 2020. Another 6.65 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, the most...

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...

Beth Roe is a credit counselor with Consumer Credit Counseling Services in Kent.

Kent financial advisers provide student loan debt advice

Madison Tromler Reporter February 9, 2020

Americans owed $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in March 2019, per the Pew Research Center. The institution said more people are attending college than ever before and the cost of education is increasing,...

Can democracy survive wealth inequality?

Joseph Langan January 28, 2018

Nearly one in three people live in poverty, but we can imagine a world where no one does. Poverty cannot exist without injustice. If we eliminate unfairness, we can solve the most important issue of our...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: Why I don’t want free tuition

Lucas Misera February 7, 2016

Bernie Sanders is gathering momentum heading into the New Hampshire primary; the Vermont senator is officially a legitimate threat to Hillary Clinton’s campaign.The animated Sanders has attracted a plethora...

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