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Vince Robinson, a multi-genre musician, journalist and photographer, played the keyboard and piano during Words in Sound event on Feb. 9.

Poet Mwatabu Okantah shares African culture, history with community through poetry and song

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 11, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, Mwatabu Okantah, interim chair of the Department of Africana Studies, shared the story of his African culture through poetry and song Wednesday in Murphy Auditorium. In...

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....

A screenshot of a live forex trade from Kai Clemons. Dec. 5, 2019.

Forex: is it a scam?

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter December 6, 2019

Over the past semester, Forex, a foreign cryptocurrency exchange market, has taken over Kent State’s campus. Students from all over Kent State have been drawn to Forex because it is advertised as an...

Derf Backderf, a graphic novelist and artist, has a new graphic novel about May 4, 1970. 

Graphic novel commemorates 50th year since May 4

Graphic novelist and artist Derf Backderf will release his new graphic novel, “Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio,” in April 2020. The book retells the story of the four students who were killed by the...

The Student Ombuds office located on the second floor of the Kent Student Center, room 250 is available to any student, or other member of the university to discuss any complaint or appeal regarding academic or non-academic issues.

Resources at Kent State that protect and serve

Kent State University students and faculty have access to a myriad of resources to help protect themselves, including Student Ombuds and the Office of Student Conduct.In a Kentwired article, it outlines...

Shannon Mihally dropped from the Phi Mu sorority. Photo courtesy of Shannon Mihally.

Drop Out or Keep Up: Being involved in Greek Life DO NOT PUBLISH

Samantha Simcox Greek Life reporter September 18, 2019

Kent State University has had record numbers of students involved in Greek life recently, despite this, members sometimes drop their fraternity or sorority for one reason or another. In 2015, Kent State...

Scott Dotterer, Office of Health Promotion Coordinator, speaks in front of a group of freshman during an Alcohol Awareness workshop on Monday.  

Alcohol-related arrests down on campus

Becca Sagaris September 13, 2019

There has been a 22.8% decrease in Liquor Law Violation arrests on Kent State’s campus; a major improvement just over the course of a year.Community Resource Officer Tricia Knoles explains that the reason...

Members of USG pose for a photo Aug. 28, 2019.

USG meeting: Developments for Kent State’s campus introduced

Lauryn Oglesby August 29, 2019

Changes for Kent Market 2 upon its closing, an open house for the Aeronautics training center and the upcoming May 4 Commemoration were all discussed at the Undergraduate Student Government meeting Aug....

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