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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A Kent State student accepts her stole at the Karamu Commencement. She is a nursing major with plans to further her nursing education.

Kent State celebrates diversity at Karamu graduation

Ty Kohler, Reporter May 7, 2022

Michelle Hull was sitting next to her son, Kevin, on a bench at Manchester Field. She could not contain her grin and was holding back tears of joy as Kevin was wearing his cap and gown, preparing to walk...

Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...

Spring 2021 graduates to have in-person commencement ceremonies

Madisyn Woodring Reporter March 18, 2021

Spring graduates from Kent State’s main campus will have the option to attend an outdoor commencement ceremony, according to an email President Todd Diacon sent Thursday. The ceremonies will begin the...

Melissa DeRosa, secretary to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, conducts a news conference with Cuomo on the COVID-19 pandemic at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., after a meeting with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 

New York governor’s top aide admits administration delayed the release of Covid-19 deaths in long-term care facilities over federal investigation concerns

Lauren del Valle, CNN February 12, 2021

(CNN) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide says the administration delayed the release of data on Covid-19 deaths of long-term care facility residents because of concerns about a potential federal...

SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS - JANUARY 15: The silhouette of Honduran migrants as they walk at 4:30 a.m. towards the Guatemalan border on January 15, 2021 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The caravan plans to walk across Guatemala and Mexico to eventually reach the United States. Central Americans expect to receive asylum and most Hondurans decided to migrate after being hit by recent hurricanes Eta and Iota. Honduras recently asked to U.S. to extend their Temporary Protected Status. (Photo by Milo Espinoza/Getty Images)

Biden administration moves to terminate Trump-era migration agreements

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 7, 2021

(CNN) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Saturday that the Biden administration has suspended and begun the process to terminate Trump-era migration agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and...

Construction on the corner of Lincoln and E. Main St. at the old Wendys location. 

Wendy’s on Lincoln and E. Main St. under renovation

Alexandria Manthey, TV2 Reporter February 3, 2021

Construction on the corner of Lincoln and E. Main St. has been going on for the past few weeks. The old Wendy’s building is going through reconstruction. The new drive thru will be more accessible to...

Biden Immigration Delay

Pool January 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive actions in the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed a series of executive actions...

U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he departs on the South Lawn of the White House, on December 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to the Army versus Navy Football Game at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. 

‘Several dozen’ of Trump’s pardons pushed by criminal justice reform groups, source says

(CNN) -- Several dozen of President Donald Trump's final slate of more than 100 pardons and commutations will be doled out to individuals whose cases have been championed by criminal justice reform...

Browns Head Coach Kevin Stefanski returned to the teams facility Thursday, 10 days after the first-year coach tested positive with the virus and after he missed Clevelands playoff win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Stefanski out of basement, back with Browns after COVID-19

Tom Withers, AP January 14, 2021

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns coach Kevin Stefanski doesn't plan a trip downstairs to his basement any time soon.“Those walls were closing in on me,” he said.Stefanski returned to the team's facility Thursday,...

Sophomore Spencer Berthold grapples with Missouris Jacob Bohlken in the heavyweight division at the M.A.C.C. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Berthold fought back at the end of the final period to force overtime, but was unable to get the victory. 

Wrestling looks to bounce back from 2020 disappoinment

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter December 13, 2020

The Kent State wrestling team is eager to get back to action and prove it is better than last year’s 6-12 record. The Flashes finished ninth out of 15 teams at the MAC Championships, and its season...

A screenshot of the introduction of the Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados on May 7, 2020. 

Student Multicultural Center celebrates graduates with virtual pre-commencement ceremony

The Student Multicultural Center recognized graduates and their achievements during the virtual Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados ceremony on Thursday. “Usually with Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración...

LGBTQ+ Center to hold virtual Lavender Graduation

With the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing measures in place, in-person commencement ceremonies have been postponed as schools across the country wait for further instruction or develop a way...

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