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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State and Toledo fans come to Glass Bowl Stadium to watch the Flashes take on the Rockets. Toledo won the game 52-31.

OPINION: KentWired’s sports department takes on Toledo’s Glass Bowl Stadium with flair

Sports Department October 17, 2022

Saturday, a few reporters from the KentWired sports department took our first field trip together to the University of Toledo vs. Kent State football game at Glass Bowl Stadium. The drive was about...

Sophomore fashion design major Angelique Wong hosts the annual Rock the Runway fashion show on March 7, 2020. Wong competed in the show last year and requested to be a host this year.

Rock the Runway glows under hard work from designers

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo editor March 8, 2020

Glow-in-the-dark fabric, sassy models and a full house are only a few ways to describe Rock the Runway. With 10 designers, all freshmen and sophomores, sophomore fashion design major Angelique Wong had...

Members of the Kent Alumni band were able to join current members in cheering on the men’s basketball team in their game against Akron on Jan. 31. Courtesy of the McDonnell family.

Band alumni return to cheer on Flashes

Shelby Reeves Reporter January 31, 2020

Kent band alumni came together Friday to attend the men's basketball game against Akron and pack the MACC in gold. A record number of 35 alumni signed up for this event. These members were able to join...

Women’s track and field struggle with long jump, finish first in shot put

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 17, 2020

Junior Grace Tennant and sophomore Gabrielle Bailey finished in first and second place in the shot put event at the Youngstown Invitational Friday. It was the best rankings in the event for the Kent State...

Student leaders for TKS pose for a photo. 

Kent State offers opportunities for transfer students

For senior psychology major Sidney Fimiani, transferring to Kent State University made sense to her. “I came here and I just kind of fell in love with it. … They also have a very good psych program...

Bauer draping the dresses for Netflixs The Dark Crystal.

Kent State theatre and fashion professor drapes costumes for new Netflix series

Gershon Harrell Fashion reporter November 13, 2019

Assistant theatre professor Kerry Jo Bauer’s passion for fashion design started the moment she received her first sewing machine at five years old. Bauer went on to become the costume designer on the...

Ashland and Edinboro continued to battle following the Flashes quick win over Mercyhurst on Nov. 2, 2019.

Kent State wrestling starts season 2-1 after Saturday’s season opener

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter November 2, 2019

Kent State wrestling’s Colin McCracken beat Edinboro University’s Dylan Reynolds, ranked 19th in the country, in the 197 weight class despite dropping the match to the Fighting Scots. The Flashes...

Top 5 things that send students to the ER

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 14, 2019

The most common reasons students go to the ER include chest pain, abdominal pain, head injuries, severe lacerations and musculoskeletal injuries, Dr. Lisa Dannemiller the interim chief university physician...

Amauri Williams (left), a senior fashion merchandising major, samples food from the Hispanic Heritage Event on the 2nd floor of the Kent State Student Center. Sept. 25, 2019

FAB hosts Hispanic Heritage month event

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 25, 2019

This year’s Spanish and Latinx Heritage Month kickoff included a raffle for a Chipotle gift card, a taco bar and a surprise visit from 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.The event hosted by...

Cory Nagel and Madeline Reich start off the Flash Bash festivities by coloring slap bracelets. Madeline Reich works for the Flash Activities Board and handed out tickets to participants in the Flash Bash activities. Sept. 16, 2019.

Flash Activities Board hosts FlashBash to kick off homecoming

Flash Activities Board (FAB) hosted its annual FlashBash event to kick off homecoming week on Risman Plaza Monday. FAB puts on FlashBash annually to get students excited for homecoming week and get involved...

Flashes struggle in third round, squander hot start.

After shooting low scores early, the Kent men’s golf team stumbled in the third round, finishing in eighth place.The team shot an 11-under-par 829 at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Kent State students react to new textbook service

Aidan Coyne Technology reporter September 16, 2019

This fall, Kent State opted to expand its use of the Flash Books service for buying textbooks. Students have mixed reviews about the system.“Flash Books is a program that is part of a nationwide initiative...

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