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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A woman in a bright green jacket held her own candle for the May 4 candlelight vigil on the morning of Wednesday, May 4.

Students, witnesses and community honor 52nd anniversary of May 4 at walk and vigil

Hannah Keil and Isabella Schreck May 4, 2022

Laura Davis, a freshman at Kent State in 1970, watched the May 4 shooting happen from a distance. Today, as she does every year, she comes back to retrace her steps and remember the lives of her peers,...

(Clockwise) Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Robin Vande Zande, a professor at the School of Art; and Manfred van Dulmen, associate provost for academic affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies discussed a proposed a name change for the Center for Comparative and Integrated Programs that was proposed at Mondays faculty senate meeting. The senate approved the revision for fall 2021.

School for Multidisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities approved at Faculty Senate meeting Monday

Kelly Krabill, reporter Emma Andrus, reporter May 10, 2021

Kent State’s Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs will undergo a name change and revision effective fall 2021, the Faculty Senate approves in Monday’s meeting.The center, a part of the university’s...

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Drew Angerer May 4, 2021

HAMPTON BAYS, NY - FEBRUARY 20: An NYPD officer arrives for the funeral service of fallen NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie, February 20, 2019 in Hampton Bays, New York. Thousands...

David Hassler is the director of the Wick Poetry Center.

Wick Poetry collaborates with professors, Center for Earth Ethics for Earth Stanzas project

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter May 2, 2021

The university launched numerous projects and efforts for Earth Month to get the community involved. David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center, collaborated with the Center for Earth Ethics at...

OPINION: 2021 is “1984” – America’s education system as propaganda

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past,” George Orwell wrote in “1984,” his novel about a totalitarian government that retains its power by controlling...

This April 14, 2015 photo provided by Philip Greenberg shows Deborah Archer in New York. Archer, a professor at New York University School of Law with expertise in civil rights and racial justice, has become the first Black person in the 101-year history of the American Civil Liberties Union to be elected its president. The ACLU announced Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, that Archer was elected over the weekend in a virtual meeting of the organization’s 69-member board of directors. (Philip Greenberg via AP)

ACLU, for first time in its 101-year history, elects an African American as its president

Leah Asmelash, CNN February 1, 2021

(CNN) -- Deborah Archer, a clinical law professor at New York University, has been elected as the new president of the American Civil Liberties Union -- the first Black person to hold the position.The...

JD Eicher recording “History”

JD Eicher is Living Through “History”

Ben Pagani October 23, 2020

 JD Eicher, a singer/songwriter from Youngstown, Ohio, is using his voice as a platform for social justice.The last seven months have seen one of the largest emotional showcases in American history. It...

Banner with artifacts in the Student Multicultural Center.

Student Multicultural Center, BUS celebrate 50th anniversary with museum

Kimberly Fisher and Jada Miles February 20, 2019

The Student Multicultural Center and Black United Students celebrated their 50th anniversaries by setting up a one-day museum showcasing important historical moments for both groups Feb. 20.The museum,...

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REVIEW: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ captures Freddie Mercury’s bold character, but held back by hard-to-follow plot

Alex Novak November 7, 2018

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a fearless and forceful depiction of one of the greatest singers and bands in music history, but it fails to captivate the audience consistently.A biopic chronicling the formation...

Kent State cheerleaders pose in a pyramid at a football game with the crowd in the bleachers behind them.

Despite prestigious alumni, wins historically tough to come by for KSU football team

Ian Kreider October 3, 2018

45.45 of the Kent State football team’s 57 seasons have ended with more losses than wins.The team has finished with double-digit wins one time in 2012.They have finished winless four times.Taking all...

Kent Stater Comic 09/03/2018

OPINION: The Kent Stater Comic (9/3/2018)

Joey McGrellis September 4, 2018

I don't title my comics that often, but I'm going to title this one 'History.' The past is filled with lessons to learn from. Lessons that are about protests, politics and how innocent people were mistreated...

Ramella’s Pizzeria is set for destruction as the City of Kent proposed a six-story, multi-use building. The proposition was approved on Feb. 20.

Ramella Pizzeria, Mugs sees its last light, prepares for new six-story building

Dylan Reynolds March 11, 2018

There is a vacant brick building on the corner of West Erie Street and Franklin Avenue in downtown Kent.On the side facing Erie, a green awning hangs from the facade advertising “Ramella’s Pizzeria:...

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