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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The evolution of African-American poetry

Faith Riggs May 5, 2018

A slow walk to the mic.A quick glimpse of the audience before a few moments of truth.“As long as I’m comfortable with what I’ve written,” said Kaela Staples-Still, a senior theatre studies major...

Sibs and Kids Weekend: Eastway Palooza

Faith Riggs April 14, 2018

Tigers and unicorns were just a few creatures spotted during Eastway Palooza as two face painters finished each smiling face.Face painting, caricatures and henna tattoos were the most popular activities....

Courtney James, a Kent State Stark student speaks of transferring colleges and finding herself.

Twelve students open up about overcoming adversity

Faith Riggs March 21, 2018

Life has its hardships, and for 12 Kent State women, their journey to Kent State has not been an easy road.Mental health and divorce are just a few of the stories the women shared during the Sage Project.“I’m...

Students circle around during small group sessions to talk about the treatment of women. This is the first time M.E.N. has included women. 

Male Empowerment Network holds its first female inclusive event

Faith Riggs March 14, 2018

Respect, chivalry and treatment were just a few themes the Male Empowerment Network highlighted during its “How She Wants to be Treated” event Tuesday night.“We’re trying to get to an understanding,”...

Senior forward Jordan Korinek drives to the hoop for two of her career-high 36 points against Bowling Green on Jan. 31, 2018. Kent State won the game, 81-57. [FILE]

Empty seats plague KSU women’s athletics

Faith Riggs February 28, 2018

Everytime the Kent State women’s basketball team steps onto the court, they do so ready to play their hearts out.But once the horn sounds and tip-off happens, the student section isn’t full, and the...

Women’s Collaborative discusses percentage gaps, ally-ship and more at faculty summit

Faith Riggs February 3, 2018

Kent State University’s Women’s Collaborative held its first summit on women faculty; creating a space and community to provide resources, tools and support for women faculty.The Collaborative consists...

A woman stands among the crowd with an “I AM WOMAN” sign during the Women’s March in Clevelands Public Square.

Women’s March 2018: One year later

Brandon Bounds, Faith Riggs January 20, 2018

Thousands packed Cleveland’s Public Square, creating a sea of pink and celebrating the continuation of the Women’s March.On Jan. 20, 2017, hundreds of marches took place around the country in response...

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