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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

KSU staff member’s second play, “Whitesville” opens March 31

Benjamin Weaver, Reporter March 26, 2022

Do you remember where you were on May 25, 2020, when George Floyd was killed? Do you remember having conversations about race with friends and family? “Whitesville,” a play written by Eric Mansfield,...

R1 Rockwell Parking Lot at Kent State covered in mounds of snow on Feb. 2, 2022.

Kent groundskeepers struggle keeping up with winter storms

Grace Hare Reporter February 6, 2022

With only 21 groundskeepers and more than 900 acres of main campus grounds to maintain, the Kent State staff is finding it hard to stay ahead of the recent winter storms. Winter Storm Landon brought about...

Kent State COVID-19 vaccine exemptions as of Oct. 29. 2021. 

Kent State’s COVID-19 plan for the 2022 spring semester

Haley Kisling Reporter December 6, 2021

Kent State is planning for a full array of in-person classes where faculty can meet with students, testing for unvaccinated individuals will take place and people will have to still wear masks inside. “Those...

The COVID-19 vaccine registration is through Med+Proctor. Kent States vaccine deadline is Dec. 20.

Register your COVID-19 vaccination card using Med+Proctor by the Dec. 20 deadline

Haley Kisling Reporter November 11, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine registration begins before the Dec. 20 deadline. Kent State’s students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 20.  At your first COVID-19...

Christian Achkar and Paige Fleger played the leading roles in Love in Reserve.

KSU staff member celebrates opening weekend of his play “Love in Reserve”

Jordan Coleman Reporter November 7, 2021

The audience at “Love in Reserve” was emotional while watching the gut-wrenching premiere of Eric Mansfield’s play.The play is a romance-drama that takes place in Ohio and follows a newly married...

Paige Felger in costume playing the wife character, Kate Strong, in Love in Reserve.

Play titled “Love in Reserve” written by KSU staff member to run this month

Jordan Coleman Reporter November 7, 2021

Eric Mansfield's play, "Love in Reserve" will come to life in Rubber City Theatre in Akron this month, proving that he is more than a Kent State staff member.The original play by Kent State's communications...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

FILE: Delta Zeta house on Sept. 8, 2015

Kent State chapter of Delta Zeta operations suspended by national council, issued cease and desist by university

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief October 8, 2021

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to reflect the Kent chapter of Delta Zeta sorority suspension of operations issued by the Delta Zeta national council, and to include a statement issued...

Kent State announces ‘Forever Brighter’ fundraising campaign; largest fundraiser in university history

Alexandra Golden Reporter Owen Macmillan Assistant Managing Editor October 3, 2021

Correction: Sandy Armstrong, co-chair of the campaign committee, was mistakenly referred to as "Cindy Armstrong." The article has also been edited to reflect the current fundraising number reported by...

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the Change.org petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

Steam outage to shut off hot water on campus Sept. 17

Naudia Harris Reporter September 17, 2021

Students were notified about an emergency steam shutdown taking place on campus, to fix up a minor leak on Sept. 17. It is advised that they plan to clean up the day before to avoid any disturbance in...

Kent State expected to announce the largest fundraising campaign in university history following board approval

Owen MacMillan Assistant Managing Editor September 9, 2021

Kent State has raised $295.5 million in what is already the largest single fundraising campaign in the university’s history.The information regarding the campaign emerged from a presentation by Valoree...

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