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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Swaths of people attend Kent States May 4 Commemoration in the memory of those who were lost.

Kent State community gathers for 52nd anniversary of May 4 shootings

Kaitlyn Finchler and Zaria Johnson May 4, 2022

Thomas Grace, a survivor whose name is synonymous with the May 4, 1970 shootings where four Kent State students lost their lives, rang the Victory Bell on the Commons below Taylor Hall in their memory...

Walton-Fisette to become university’s faculty athletic representative

Kaitlyn Finchler, General Assignment Editor April 21, 2022

Sports administration professor Theresa Walton-Fisette is set to take over as Kent State’s Faculty Athletic Representative starting July 1. Her predecessor, economics professor Kathy Wilson, served as...

Russo-Ukraine war tensions rise amid recent conflict

Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor March 1, 2022

As of Feb. 24, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the United Kingdom and other European countries have conferred to decide what actions to take against Russia. Tension among Ukraine and Russia has...

Screenshot of tweet Kaitlyn Finchler used as an insurance policy in case she got a ticket from parking services on Feb. 1

Opinion: Kent Read, Kent Write, Kent Park

Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor February 8, 2022

Picture this: you leave work at noon, driving over to the Rockwell parking lot for your 12:30 p.m. class in Franklin Hall. Should be fine right? Wrong. We might as well not even have cars at Kent State...

KentWired editors teamed up to share about how they spent their snow days.

KentWired editors find words for snow days

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief Kelly Krabill Managing Editor Savannah Monks Photo Editor Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor Reegan Saunders Assigning Editor Alexandra Golden Assigning Editor February 6, 2022

As Winter Storm Landon poured several inches of snow across Kent State's campus pushing the university to close for two days of in-person classes; faculty, staff and students spent the time mostly at home....

Sophomore fashion design major Angelique Wong hosts the annual Rock the Runway fashion show on March 7, 2020. Wong competed in the show last year and requested to be a host this year.

Rock the Runway glows under hard work from designers

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo editor March 8, 2020

Glow-in-the-dark fabric, sassy models and a full house are only a few ways to describe Rock the Runway. With 10 designers, all freshmen and sophomores, sophomore fashion design major Angelique Wong had...

A quesadilla ordered at Grazers on Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Best of Kent: vegan/vegetarian dining

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo Editor March 7, 2020

GRAZERSGRAZERS downtown off of Main Street, won first place for “Best vegan and vegetarian dining.” Co-owner Stacey Lasher said this is something they love to brag about.“We’re not in it for the...

The Grazers location within the Kent State Student Center, photographed on Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Best of Kent: on campus dining

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo Editor March 6, 2020

GRAZERS -> 1st place on campus foodGRAZERS has been at the hub in the student center for three years, and co-owner Stacey Lasher said they pride themselves on providing healthy options to students.“Kent...

A local chip in the shape of Ohio at Taco Tontos, located at 123 Franklin Ave. Taco Tontos was voted second best gluten-free dining in Kent.

Best of Kent: Best gluten-free dining

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo Editor March 6, 2020

GRAZERSGRAZERS is one of the few locations that are health-oriented downtown, and offers an entire gluten-free menu, minus the wraps. In addition to gluten-free, their facilities both on campus and downtown,...

Antonio Booman Williams, senior guard, drives the ball towards the hoop during Kent States game against Hiram College on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

Five takeaways from Williams’, Simons’ career-highs in win at Bowling Green

Ian Kreider January 4, 2020

Kent State needed at least one guard to step up after a 28-point loss at Mississippi State on Dec. 30. During the loss, the Flashes starting three guards combined to shoot 12-for-29. Friday night they...

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