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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

Eric Mansfield is assistant vice president of university communications and marketing.

Kent State Ice Arena conversion sparks local discourse over ice time

Sean Blevins Reporter June 22, 2021

Kent State plans to redesign its recreation rink into a practice facility for the campus marching band, but the decision has left campus organizations, local teams and community parents concerned over...

Family members and guests were encouraged to stand with their graduates and congratulate them before receiving their diplomas on May 13, 2021.

Class of 2021 reflects on Kent State, COVID experiences as in-person commencement ceremonies resume

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to include photographs of graduates Gianna DaPra and Jordan Bigelow. High fives were exchanged and excited cheers rang through Centennial Court Green...

Coach Zack Nowack talks with the Kent State D3 Ice Hockey team at the Kent State Ice Arena. Sept. 19, 2019. 

KSU, local hockey teams struggle with ice arena closure

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 22, 2020

The closing of the Kent State Ice Arena has left Kent State University and other hockey and figure skating teams in limbo. The facility was closed indefinitely Sept. 25 as part of the university’s plan...

Theo Russell, sophomore global health major, enjoys a night with friends at the Kent State Ice Rink during the first late night skate of the semester on Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015.

Late Night Skate supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Samantha Nonno October 8, 2015

The Kent State Ice Arena held a Late Night Skate on Wednesday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Erika Gallion, a graduate student interning at the Women’s Center, said the Ice Arena contacted...

Students compete in KSU Olympics

Chelsey Milkovich February 8, 2014

With the start of 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the Department of Recreational Services decided to take the interest of students and give them an opportunity to display it further than simply watching...

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