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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

Overview of Kent State University.

Meet the figures who are leading Black representation at Kent State

Cameron Aloway reporter May 7, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she came to the university as an assistant professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies. Six years later, she was named chair of the department.Presently, Amoaba Gooden has been...

Members of Kupita in the 2019 closing ceremony.

Kupita/Transiciones offers guidance for new multicultural students on campus despite COVID-19 restrictions

Chris Bright Reporter March 30, 2021

The Student Multicultural Center’s Kupita/Transiciones program offers African American, Latinx, Hispanic, Native American and all multiracial students the opportunity to get better orientated with college...

The department of Kent State’s Police Services located in Stockdale Safety Building.

Despite continuous efforts, campus police and marginalized communities maintain disconnect

Cameron Aloway reporter March 25, 2021

Campus police have tried implementing several methods and programs to connect with marginalized students; however, both parties felt unsatisfied. In light of the global movement of Black Lives Matter,...

Kupita/Transiciones students and faculty experiencing closing ceremony.

Finding roots at Kent State through Kupita/Transiciones

Madison Brattoli September 8, 2018

Before the school year begins, Kupita/Transiciones (K/T) hosts a four-day cultural orientation welcoming students from all diverse backgrounds.Freshman fashion design major Shayla Hicks explained why K/T...

Students listen to a lecture in the First Energy Auditorium in Franklin Hall Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. 

Retention rates drop for African-American women

Tierra Thomas November 15, 2017

During her freshman year, Leah Boyd kept herself active and present on Kent State’s campus. She pre-majored in one of the most consistently top-ranked fashion schools in the United States and took part...

Emonte Wimbush (left), a junior fashion merchandising major, dances on stage while others join behind him during Kupita Transitiones cultural orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. The four-day event was created to bring transfer and first-year multiracial students together, and help them acclimate to the cultural climate at Kent State. 

Kupita Transiciones’ day 2 orientation encourages students to find cultural groove on campus

Rachel Duthie August 22, 2017

On the second night of the Kupita Transiciones (K/T) orientation, there was only one expectation: dance.“It’s a form of bonding around here, and it’s a great way to meet people,” said Sydney Berry,...

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