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Kent Wired

A passerby stands on the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument in Cleveland public square overlooking the protest for Palestinian justice on Saturday, Jan. 29. He stood in the sunlight at the top of the stairs for about five minutes listening to one of the speakers before turning back around and going on his way.

KSU alum leads Palestine protest in Cleveland

Sophie Young Reporter Sophia Lucente Photographer January 30, 2022

Citizens carried hand-painted signs, standing near a table covered with flyers in the green and red of the Palestinian Youth Movement where a volunteer stood offering hand warmers to students and citizens...

Guest Opinion Vaccine

GUEST OPINION: Why I got a COVID-19 vaccine

I am one of the 75.5 million Americans who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of March 18, 2021. I am grateful to be one of them. In four weeks I will get the second dose and I will...

Running2bWell plans to begin meeting again once COVID-19 numbers are down.

Running2bWell helps people work toward recovery through fitness

Anthony Elder Reporter February 19, 2021

Running2bWell is a nonprofit organization that uses running groups and fitness activities to help people in recovery for addiction as well as some dealing with mental illness. The organization was founded...

School of Journalism and Mass Communication renamed School of Media and Journalism

Gina Schlegel Reporter June 4, 2020

Kent State University's Board of Trustees voted to change the name of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in a Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 3. JMC is revised to the School of Media and Journalism...

A student holds a candle during a vigil on Oct. 29, 2018 for the victims of the Pittsburghs Tree of Life synagogue shooting, where a gunman opened fire on worshipers. 

Jewish community honors victims of Pittsburgh shooting, ensures students’ safety

Robyn Berardi October 30, 2018

Jewish organizations gathered with students, faculty and community members Monday to remember the lives lost in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and to ensure Jewish students feel safe on campus.Members...

David Horowitz walks toward the room on the third floor of the Student Center where he will deliver a speech.

Pro-Israel writer speaks on campus despite raised concerns

Laina Yost October 24, 2017

In the midst of security concerns and intolerance, conservative author David Horowitz spoke on campus Tuesday night, defending Israel and criticizing Palestine.Students Supporting Israel at Kent State,...

Opinion: How Israel, Palestine changed my life

Evan Cerne-Iannone September 12, 2017

Walking in the streets of occupied Bethlehem, I was not ready for the sheer height and magnitude of the separation wall.Yet, it still crept up on me.As we got close, I confided to my Palestinian companions...

Freshman journalism major Madison MacArthur ties a ribbon to the fence as a sign of solidarity for Shadi Farah for the Israeli Apartheid Week in Risman Plaza on Monday, March 20, 2017. Farah is a 13-year-old boy serving a three-year prison sentence by the Israeli government. MacArthur was not aware about Shadi’s situation. “It’s just stuff that you don’t learn about, like I didn’t know about any of this, MacArthur said. 

SJP holds Israeli Apartheid Week, informs students

McKenna Corson March 20, 2017

Starting Monday members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) set up a mock wall on Risman Plaza to represent the current barrier within the West Bank as part of Israeli Apartheid Week.The Israeli...

Israeli CEO speaks at Kent State

Keri Richmond February 2, 2016

Alon Futterman, CEO and former senior adviser to the Minister of Education in Israel, spoke Tuesday evening at Kent State about the Israeli education system. The event was co-hosted by Hillel and the...

Letter to the Editor

Dovid Asher January 20, 2016

It has come to my attention that associate professor Julio Pino penned a eulogy on behalf of a Palestinian teen a number of years ago. As I grapple with the trauma of the recent violence in Israel, allow...

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Opinion: #Traitors: Iran and the Senate Meltdown

John Hess March 16, 2015

The news has recently been filled with controversy surrounding the ongoing negotiations with Iran. The first act in this drama involved a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the U.S....

Joel Beinin, the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History at Stanford University speaks about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the West Bank in the Kiva on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Kent State discusses Israeli-Palestine conflict

Skye McEowen March 3, 2015

Among the many conflicts in the world, nearly all of them have a polarizing effect on the direct population they concern. The conflict between Israel and Palestine is no exception.“It is one of the most...

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