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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

Ohio Supreme Court rejects fourth map proposal

Anthony Zacharyasz, Reporter April 25, 2022

With the May 3 primary date right around the corner, the Ohio Supreme Court rejected the fourth map proposal that was submitted at the end of March by the Ohio Redistricting Commission. The state Supreme...

Sen. Sherrod Brown discusses President Biden’s investment to Great Lakes restoration

February 28, 2022

Ohio senator Sherrod Brown visited Kent State University and sat down with KentWired to talk about President Biden's visit to Lorain. TV2 reporter Baylee Sweitzer spoke with Brown about the Biden's...

Chazzlyn Jackson is the candidate for the Student Body President for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Directors

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Student Body President Candidate: Chazzlyn JacksonQ: What is your platform? A: “I am dedicated to a climate of inclusivity, advocacy and wellness. I want to enhance the student life experience through...


Democratic candidates for Senate Jon Ossoff (L) and Raphael Warnock (R) bump elbows on stage during a rally with US President-elect Joe Biden outside Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, on January...

Kent State attempts to stifle any post-election negativity

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter November 9, 2020

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, many students at Kent State made it publicly known they were disappointed by the president-elect, Donald Trump. This year, Kent State’s administration is trying...

Opinion: Q&A with Common Pleas judge Becky Doherty

Sara Crawford Opinion editor November 3, 2020

Becky Doherty is a Common Pleas Court judge for Portage County. She has served as a Common Pleas Court judge since the beginning of 2014 and is now running for re-election. On the Common Pleas Court, she...

GUEST OPINION: Political involvement and the 2020 election

What it means to vote often varies from person to person. For some people, it actually means nothing, and they argue that our political system is completely dominated by the “elite.” In another sense,...

GUEST OPINION: Why should you vote?

"This election is the most important election of your life, so make sure to vote." This is a typical call to action in our political discourse — so common that it seems as though every election is...

Different state’s judicial selections range from partisan elections to assisted appointments. As shown in the graph, the state of Ohio has a nonpartisan election. Information from Ballotpedia. Graphic base from Graphic created by Sara Crawford.

Ohio Supreme Court candidates and the upcoming November election

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 28, 2020

Election Day is less than a week away, the final day to register to vote has passed and absentee ballots are on their way out to registered voters. When it comes to the Ohio Supreme Court justices, they...

Courtesy of the Burr Magazine. 

Voting initiative on campus working to foster civic engagement

The General Elections are rapidly approaching; however, there are still a lot of questions and worries about the best way to vote. Safety concerns due to the pandemic are leading more voters to request...

Leah Eberts poses with her “I Voted” sticker on Oct. 11, 2020. 

Kent State students talk absentee ballots, struggles with voting

Bronwyn Wain Reporter October 21, 2020

The 2018 midterm elections saw a massive surge in college student voting. Now, students are ensuring their voices will be heard in the 2020 presidential election by using absentee ballots. Senior nursing...

US Presidential debate stage

The empty stage of the first US Presidential debate is seen as workers complete the final touches on September 29,2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. - Tuesday's clash in Cleveland, Ohio, the first of three 90-minute...

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