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Kent Wired

Eboné Bell gives a presentation on achieving diversity without tokenizing in the Kiva on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Bell spoke to students after being invited to the event organized by Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government and Panhellenic Council.

Keynote Speaker Eboné Bell encourages students to create inclusive, diverse spaces on campus 

Morgan McGrath, Reporter March 16, 2022

“Diversity is the future. That is a fact. You will not be able to get away from that.” Eboné Bell, a social justice activist, spoke these words to Kent State students in the KIVA Tuesday during...

Republican Rep. Jena Powell is the representative in the Ohio House of Representatives who reintroduced the bill focused on trans student athletics.

Proposed Ohio bill would prevent transgender athletes from playing on school sports teams

Ian Jameson Reporter April 18, 2021

Ohio’s statehouse is currently reviewing a bill focused on trans student athletes. Senate Bill 132, if passed, would require high schools, universities and private colleges to designate separate “single-sex”...

Map of the path taken for the Black Squirrel 5k. 

Kent State Recreational Services to host annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 9, 2021

After having the event for the past nine years in-person, Kent State will host its annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually this year due to COVID-19.The event will take place April 4 through April 10, and...

President Joe Biden signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden signs executive orders establishing Gender Policy Council and addressing sexual violence in education

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on Monday to establish the White House Gender Policy Council and address sexual violence in the education field.The orders, signed on International...

Amanda Levine

OPINION: Girls and Women in Sports Day

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 4, 2020

When I was growing up, I watched the Mets play religiously. David Wright and Carlos Delgado were my favorite players. Each night during the spring and summer, I watched Wright, Delgado and the Mets compete....

Kent State English professor is conducting a research study on how to better teach transgender students across the nation

Sierra Campbell November 8, 2018

An on-going research study a Kent State may aid in a turning point for transgender and gender-nonconforming students nationwide who faced discrimination from their professors.English professor and principal...

Andrew Kuebecks pieces, Keyhole Culture: Joey and Keyhole Culture: Ken, on display Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at the KSU Downtown Gallery. Kuebeck is an assistant professor of jewelry, metals and enameling at Kent States School of Art.

‘Jewelry and Gender’ exhibit connects artwork, models, community

Alexandra Sobczak November 3, 2018

An extravagant, double-layered necklace — jutting bright yellow and orange tree branches and florals out of it — rested on a mannequin and cast an intricate, botanical shadow on the wall of the KSU...

Charlie wearing Sherry Simms, Compact Lipstick: Rose, copper, enamel paint, sterling, lipstick, 2004.

KSU Downtown Gallery to explore gender identity through jewelry

Alexandra Sobczak October 30, 2018

“Jewelry and Gender: Challenging the Norms,” the newest exhibition at the KSU Downtown Gallery, will challenge the gender binary and explore gender identities through jewelry art.The opening reception...

Scott Rainey

OPINION: Masculine Misconceptions: Positive masculine role models

Scott Rainey October 23, 2018

Last week, I wrote about the misconceptions surrounding toxic masculinity, insecurity and Kanye West. Now, I want to focus on the other aspects of masculinity: the positive, mature masculine ideal and...

LGBTQ Student Center provides a safety net for those whose family disowns them after ‘coming out’

Sierra Campbell October 22, 2018

October hosts LGBTQ History Month and National Coming Out Day. Four in 10 people who come out and identify with the LGBTQ community are rejected by their friends and family, because of their sexual orientation...

Brandy Michelle, a Kent State student, preforms at the Drag Show in the Kent State University Ballroom on October 17, 2018.

Drag queens take over Student Center Ballroom with performances

Anna Smith October 18, 2018

Drag queens- local, student and famous- took to the Student Center Ballroom to perform for a Kent State audience Oct. 17.The drag show, put on by Kent Interhall Council, stood as part of Sex Week, a series...

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