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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Forever Brighter funds will be used for scholarships, research funding and building expansion

Megan Becker Assigning Editor October 7, 2021

The $350 million Forever Brighter fundraising campaign will be used to prioritize student success, expand university initiatives and build the future.Kent State University announced the $350 million fundraising...

Kiss on the K brings back those who found love on campus

Morgan McGrath Reporter October 7, 2021

Kent State alumni returned to campus on Friday, Oct. 1 for a weekend packed with Homecoming festivities. The weekend began Friday with the Class of 2020 commencement ceremony, and at 12:00, the “Kiss...

Kent State Cheerleaders march in the Homecoming Parade before todays game against Bowling Green, on Sat. Oct. 2, 2021.

Kent State community gathers to celebrate 2021 homecoming parade

Sophie Young Reporter October 5, 2021

Alumni, students and family lined Main Street on Saturday morning to watch a tradition more than 100 years old: the Kent State homecoming parade.At 10:30 a.m. on the corner of Main Street and Midway Drive,...

Kent State announces ‘Forever Brighter’ fundraising campaign; largest fundraiser in university history

Alexandra Golden Reporter Owen Macmillan Assistant Managing Editor October 3, 2021

Correction: Sandy Armstrong, co-chair of the campaign committee, was mistakenly referred to as "Cindy Armstrong." The article has also been edited to reflect the current fundraising number reported by...

Sophomore Marquez Cooper, number 1, rushes through the Bowling Green State Universitys defensive during the football game on Oct. 2, 2021. Kent State won 27-20.

Crum leads game-winning drive in MAC opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor October 3, 2021

The Kent State football team had the ball with under 10 minutes and were looking to drive down field to break the 20-20 tie against Bowling Green State University. An illegal below-the-waist block made...

KSU homecoming kickoff featured food, music and fireworks.

Kent State starts new tradition with fireworks at homecoming kickoff

Natalia Hernandez Maceira Reporter October 1, 2021

The homecoming kickoff event featured a firework display downtown and brought excitement to the Kent State students, alumni and the Kent community on Friday. The Office of University Events and Protocol...

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the Change.org petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

Kent State expected to announce the largest fundraising campaign in university history following board approval

Owen MacMillan Assistant Managing Editor September 9, 2021

Kent State has raised $295.5 million in what is already the largest single fundraising campaign in the university’s history.The information regarding the campaign emerged from a presentation by Valoree...

Longtime Hopkinton resident Tim Kilduff is the president and founder of the 26.2 Foundation. His involvement with the Boston Marathon dates back to 1979.

‘68 alumnus inducted into EHHS hall of fame after over 40 years of giving back to Hopkinton community

Zoë Blank Reporter May 3, 2021

Winning the Centennial Alumni Award and being inducted into the College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame was unnecessary recognition, Timothy W. Kilduff said, but heartwarming. “I’ve...

USG released tentative candidate list for 2021 election

Blake Westover Reporter February 22, 2021

Blastoff, Homecoming and Flashfest: most students have at least one great memory from these Kent State traditions. Whether it was DaBaby, Chloe x Halle or Do It For The Culture, USG planned and implemented...

Division of Student Affairs podcast enters second season

The Division of Student Affairs podcast has entered its second season, and co-hosts Taléa Drummer-Ferrell and Matthew Lupica look forward to producing student-focused content.“This season, we are more...

2020 Homecoming events to be held virtually

Kimberly Fisher Technology reporter September 26, 2020

Kent State’s 2020 Homecoming is shaping up to be a little different this year.Beloved events such as the Kiss on the K and the Bowman Cup 5K will be joined by new events in an online platform. According...

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