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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Microsoft says cyberattacks targeting Ukraine ‘raise serious concerns’ under Geneva Convention

Brian Fung CNN Business March 1, 2022

(CNN) -- As hacking by nation-states has grown more pervasive in recent years, Microsoft has long called for the creation of a new Geneva Convention governing cyberspace.But now, for the first time, the...

Facebook outage

Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp go down

(CNN) -- Facebook's week just went from bad to worse.Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered outages midday Monday, according to public statements from the three Facebook services."We're aware that...

OPINION: Should the internet be regulated for our and others’ own safety?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

In the past, or, to put it more directly, back when I wasn’t even an idea, the internet was an expansive canvas for people to use as a tool to reach and talk to others. This includes early precursors...

Journalism professor Jeff Fruit is the current interim director for School of Library and Information Science. The school is currently searching for a new director, after the former director resigned last year.

JMC change to MDJ creates more inclusive school name

Auston Monigold Reporter March 4, 2021

The history of media at Kent State reached a new milestone when the School of Journalism and Mass Communication changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism, becoming more inclusive to its umbrella...

The U.S. and Texas flags fly in front of high voltage transmission towers on February 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Millions of Texans lost power when winter storm Uri hit the state and knocked out coal, natural gas and nuclear plants that were unprepared for the freezing temperatures brought on by the storm. 

Regulators examine Texas energy market after natural gas prices soared 10,000%

Matt Egan, CNN Business February 23, 2021

(CNN) -- Federal regulators are looking closely at the Texas energy market after natural gas prices rocketed during last week's deep freeze. And they're warning that extreme weather will continue to...

The College of Architecture and Environmental Design building on KSU campus.

KSU architecture students access supercomputers to help with coursework

Jessica Ames Reporter February 13, 2021

Kent State architecture students’ ideas are brought to life through their access to supercomputers.“In the architecture program, we are constantly looking for ways to engage with the latest technology...

Haffner and Matthews both recieve MAC volleyball player of the week honors

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 9, 2021

For the second consecutive week, two Kent State players received Mid-American Conference East Division volleyball player of the week honors.Junior setter Alex Haffner repeated as setter of the week and...

Ben Biswas is a content creator on TikTok with 27,000 followers.

Impact of TikTok on college students

Ashley Blood Reporter February 5, 2021

If you’re on a college campus and have access to the internet, you probably have an idea of what TikTok is. The social media app that took the world by storm, TikTok, was created in 2016 after it was...

Audrey Seifert with her dogs Koko and Bruno. Courtesy of Audrey Seifert. 

Finding the right apartment for your pets

Megan Becker Reporter September 20, 2020

Many apartments near Kent State are pet friendly and allow students to bring their pets for a monthly fee. The majority of the apartments listed on the Kent State website allow pets, with the exception...

A Kent State student receives help with his computer from TechHelp Friday March 3, 2017. 

No task too big or small for Tech Help

Rick Pongonis April 5, 2017

The worst repair senior IT user support analyst Nicolas Zevchek worked with at Tech Help was the result of spilled soup.Zevchek said this was the hardest task he’s had to fix thus far — so difficult...

Nicholas Hunter

Opinion: The United States of the Internet

Nicholas Hunter March 22, 2017

The internet has a pretty bad reputation. Often times, things like “safe spaces” and ideological bubbles are blamed on the internet and, specifically, social media.To a degree, these are real issues;...

Kent State removes one Internet option

Alex Soehnlen April 26, 2016

Kent State Information Services has officially retired the wireless internet option, Flashzone.Previously, Kent State offered Flashzone and Flashzone-WPA as its two main options for wireless internet on...

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