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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

Anti-racism town hall celebrates efforts to eliminate discrimination and announces upcoming projects

Wyatt Loy, Reporter April 24, 2022

Members of the Kent State Anti-Racism Task Force Transition Team welcomed students and fellow faculty to a town hall over Zoom on Thursday, where they shared progress on the 106 goals to combat racism...

Created Equal to host ‘controversial’ anti-abortion protest on Risman Plaza

Zaria Johnson, Editor-In-Chief April 7, 2022

The anti-abortion group Created Equal will be on Risman Plaza Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to display signage depicting “the gruesome reality of abortions,” and to “engage students in conversation...

Kent State announces ‘Forever Brighter’ fundraising campaign; largest fundraiser in university history

Alexandra Golden Reporter Owen Macmillan Assistant Managing Editor October 3, 2021

Correction: Sandy Armstrong, co-chair of the campaign committee, was mistakenly referred to as "Cindy Armstrong." The article has also been edited to reflect the current fundraising number reported by...

Applications for pandemic relief funds now open to students

Kelly Krabill Assigning Editor September 23, 2021

Kent State's Emergency Grant Fund is now accepting applications from students who are struggling financially due to the pandemic, according to an email sent by Lamar Hylton, senior vice president for student...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

An Instagram post made by Kent State Students for a Democratic Society in protest of the conditions in the dining halls.

Update on Change.org dining hall petition

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 23, 2021

Dining hall representatives “refuse[d] to ‘wave a white flag’" after a meeting with the Undergraduate Student Government Sept. 15 and address the issues outlined in the dining hall petition on change.org.According...

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the Change.org petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar Hylton. 

Hylton to become Kent State’s first Black senior vice president; new philanthropy head to lead fundraising campaign

Owen MacMillan Assistant Managing editor August 31, 2021

Lamar Hylton will become senior vice president for student affairs effective tomorrow, according to an email sent to the “Kent State University Community” by President Todd Diacon. Diacon also announced...

Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar Hylton. 

Kent State expresses support of Ohio’s Anti-Hazing Act, Collin’s Law

Raygene English July 6, 2021

Governor Mike DeWine is scheduled to sign the Anti-Hazing act known as Collin’s Law Tuesday, which will make Ohio the 11th state to make hazing a felony. Collin’s Law, which is also known as Ohio’s...

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...

Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar Hylton. 

Aramark leaving Kent State leaves employees with questions

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter May 3, 2021

With Kent State ending the contract with Aramark, many student workers have questions about what will happen next.  According to the university, no changes will be made to current employees. Vice President...

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...

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