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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

LGBTQ flag hanging from a porch.

Gender inclusion efforts continue across campus

Serena Shortridge Reporter October 2, 2021

Kent State received recognition for being one of the most LGBTQ-Friendly campuses in the nation according to Campus Pride amid efforts to be more gender inclusive, offering resources like diversity training...

Patriot Guard rider and U.S. Navy veteran Ron Connally, center, of Oak Harbor, holds a flag at the 9/11 ceremony at Evergreen-Rotary Park in Bremerton, Wash. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall)

How to help, volunteer and honor 9/11 victims through public service

(CNN) -- Twenty years ago, terrorists seized control of four airliners, killed 2,977 people and shook the national conscience of the United States. But the attacks of 9/11 also aroused a sense of patriotism,...

Chazzlyn Jackson is the candidate for the Student Body President for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Directors

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Student Body President Candidate: Chazzlyn JacksonQ: What is your platform? A: “I am dedicated to a climate of inclusivity, advocacy and wellness. I want to enhance the student life experience through...

The poster has been getting attention across Kent State University. 

Poster promotes unity and inclusiveness on campus

Hannah Wagner February 7, 2017

Kent State University’s School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration (FLA) adopted a poster that has spread throughout campus because of its supportive message of inclusion.Kim Schimmel, professor...

Jess Tanner, a graduate theatre studies major, as Irena Gut Opdyke in a rehersal for Kent State’s production of Irena’s Vow in Wright-Curtis Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.

Theater groups address diversity on campus through art

Benjamin VanHoose January 25, 2017

Hollywood isn’t the only level of the entertainment industry working to broaden its inclusion. Locally, theatre organizations on campus commit to telling stories of varying backgrounds and offering equal...

University Stewards add additional voice for students

Hana Barkowitz April 25, 2016

Starting this week, students can schedule an informal appointment with a new “University Steward” who can help with any experiences students have with diversity at Kent State, good or bad. The stewards...

Ken Ditlevson, the director of the LGBTQ Student Center, speaks during the Lavender Graduation ceremony in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on Friday, April 8, 2016. Lavender graduation is held to honor LGBTQ and Ally students who are graduating in 2016.

Kent State celebrates Lavender Graduation

Nick Garisto April 10, 2016

Kent State LGBTQ-identifying graduates were celebrated Friday night during Lavender Graduation at the Kent Student Center Ballroom.LGBTQ Student Center Director Ken Ditlevson, host for the night, emphasized...

Dialogue opens conversation on white privilege

Hana Barkowitz April 4, 2016

The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion partnered with Hillel to present the Black-Jew Dialogues, a multicultural comedy, which resulted in discussions regarding the authenticity of white privilege...

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