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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Modista to host interactive fashion show ‘Musée Du Modisa’

Felicia Ssempala December 4, 2014

Modista Minority Fashion Group will be hosting an interactive fashion show, “Musée Du Modista,” on Saturday, Dec. 6 in the Student Center Ballroom at 7 p.m.The show will be interactive in terms of...

Nick Cave, artist and professor at the Art Institute of Chicago, speaks about his artwork know as Soundsuits in Cartwright Hall on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Sculpture artist engages audience with Soundsuits

Felicia Ssempala November 21, 2014

Visual artist Nick Cave, known for his work with wearable sculptures, told a mixed audience about his passion for visual arts Thursday night in the Cartwright Hall auditorium.Cave, a professor at the School...

Nick Cave to visit Kent State

Felicia Ssempala November 19, 2014

Nick Cave, Visual Artist and Professor at the School of Art Institute of Chicago is coming to Kent State on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.“Up Close and Personal With Nick Cave,” is a part of the School of...

Kent State students, faculty and member of the Kent community volunteer at the 12-hour Knit-A-Thon to help knit hats and scarfs for those in need in the library on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.

Students create scarves, hats to donate during Knit-A-Thon

Felicia Ssempala November 15, 2014

More than 100 students, faculty and Kent community members attended the biannual 12-hour Knit-A-Thon on Friday, Nov. 14.“This event is a way of getting the campus aware of us and our cause,” said Julie...

Modista hosts styling competition

Felicia Ssempala November 13, 2014

Modista Minority Fashion Group will be hosting a styling competition, “Battle of the Orgs.” on Friday, Nov. 14 in the Rockwell Hall auditorium at 7 p.m. as a part of Black Homecoming.Members of the...

Kent State Knit-a-thon

Felicia Ssempala November 11, 2014

Knitting for Those in Need, a student organization on Kent campus, will hold its biannual Knit-a-thon on the fourth floor of the library this Friday, Nov. 14.The event will begin at 9 a.m. and continue...

Junior fashion design major Kellie Mathews models her winning design Distressed Comfort. Matthews design (shown here) won the Cottons 24-hour Runway Show Design Contest in South Beach, Florida. 

Fashion student is taking her talents to South Beach

Felicia Ssempala November 6, 2014

One Kent State fashion student will travel to South Beach in Miami Beach, Florida, from Nov. 7-9 to see her work in one of the biggest and longest runway shows in the country.Junior fashion design major Kellie...

Jewelry exhibit opens to celebrate 25 years

Felicia Ssempala October 23, 2014

The American Jewelry Design Council is celebrating 25 years by featuring an exhibit, “Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design,” in the Kent State University Museum in the Alumni Gallery.“We wanted...

A model looks out to the audience while walking across the stage during the Art of Contrast Fashion Show in the Schwartz Center Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Art of Contrast fashion show leaves the borders behind

Felicia Ssempala October 11, 2014

Student designers exhibited their creations at the Fashion Student Organization’s sold-out Art of Contrast fashion show Friday night in the Michael Schwartz Center auditorium.The Art of Contrast, FSO’s...

Fashion School Students attend Summit

Felicia Ssempala October 8, 2014

Thirteen Fashion School students attended the Summit at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 after becoming semi-finalists of the Ray Greenly Scholarship...

Recent KSU fashion graduate wins Supima Design Competition

Felicia Ssempala October 1, 2014

Recent Kent State Fashion School graduate Anastasia Iafrate was named the winner of this year’s Supima Design Competition on Sept. 4 during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York.Iafrate beat out...

Kent State fashion world responds to bloody sweatshirt

Felicia Ssempala September 17, 2014

Urban Outfitters received social media backlash after stories broke about it selling a sweatshirt online referencing the May 4, 1970 shootings of four unarmed Kent State students by the Ohio National Guard.Urban...

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