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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Freshmen Tracy Gavel and Maddie Touve cheer as preachers leave after hours of arguing with students on Risman Plaza.

Students protest anti-LGBTQ+ preachers on campus

Troy Pierson, General Assignment Editor September 10, 2022

A group of students gathered on campus Thursday afternoon to protest a pair of preachers that were spreading anti-LGBTQ+ messages outside the K on Risman Plaza. The protest group waved signs of positive...

Drew Taylor

Hate speech? No, thanks.

Drew Taylor January 28, 2018

It was disappointing to see “white nationalist” Richard Spencer trying reserve space to give a speech at Kent State on May 4. Spencer, who has an infamous past, was denied by the school. He responded...

Orange Is the New Black cast member and transgender advocate Laverne Cox, speaks in Kent Student Center Ballroom for her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation on November 5, 2014.

Cox recounts identity and gender transition

Brittany Rees November 6, 2014

Through the telling of her personal experiences with shame, suicide and hate speech, actor and advocate Laverne Cox told students the night of Wednesday, Nov. 5 that in order to become truly just and nondiscriminatory,...

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