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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Rana Kurkji, Kelly Krabill, Athraa Kurkji and Rita Kurkji in Damascus, Syria in 2010. Kelly Krabill spends her last day in Damascus at her friends’ home to celebrate her birthday.

OPINION: Street smarts vs. book smarts

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer February 27, 2021

Have you seen the movie “Second Act”? If you haven’t, I won’t give too much away.Jennifer Lopez plays the role of Maya who has worked at Value Shop department store for 15 years and for six of...

A notice placed on the door that connects Olson Hall and Lake Hall informing students of the quarantine. Photo taken by Troy Pierson. 

4 more floors placed under quarantine

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 15, 2020

A total of 305 students and eight floors are currently under quarantine, with the latest date going until Oct. 21. Each dorm was informed via a community update email from Jill Jenkins, executive director...

Kent State student to speak in front of Congress

Neville Hardman July 28, 2015

Keri Richmond, a Kent State student, will speak in front of Congress about child welfare laws on Tuesday.Richmond, a sophomore public relations major, has been interning in Washington, D.C. as a member...

Brian Lewis has been through Ohios foster care system.

State of Ohio to consider foster care age extension

Danielle Hess May 6, 2015

Ohio Fostering Connections, an organization committed to helping youth in foster care, has strong support from citizens when it comes to the legislation of Ohio House Bill 50.According to the Ohio Fostering...

Keri Richmond

Fostering hope: Keri Richmond gives back with goal of helping 160 foster kids

Mark Oprea February 24, 2015

Editor's Note: Parts of this story have been edited for clarity with further input from Keri Richmond.She used to be known as Keri Hope. As a child, she moved throughout Ohio, in and out of foster care...

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