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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Mississippi Rebels and Xavier Musketeers players run by the NCAA logo at mid-court.

Supreme Court rules against NCAA, opening door to significant increase in compensation for student athletes

(CNN) -- A unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that student athletes could receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a billion-dollar...

Former Kent State Field Hockey Coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court Tuesday.

Former field hockey coach files lawsuit against university for gender, pay discrimination

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 6, 2020

Editor's Note: Kathleen Wiler resigned in February 2019, ahead of Kent State field hockey's 2019 season.Former Kent State field hockey coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court Tuesday...

157 Lounge on S. Water Street in downtown Kent on Oct. 18, 2017.

Update: Pino, 157 Lounge and other local court cases

Brandon Bounds and Laina Yost August 29, 2018

The following is an update on the status of four court cases relevant to Kent or Kent State. Pino to be sentenced in SeptemberFormer Kent State professor Julio Pino is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept....

 In this Dec. 6, 2016 file photo, Richard Spencer speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. Twitter has restored Spencers personal account less than a month after the social media company suspended it along with other accounts belonging to prominent members of the so-called alt-right movement. The company told Spencer that it suspended five of his accounts on Nov. 15 for violating a rule against creating multiple accounts with overlapping uses. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Kent State faces possible lawsuit after not allowing white nationalist speaking event

Ben Orner February 9, 2018

Kent State faces a possible federal lawsuit after reaffirming Friday it cannot accommodate white nationalist Richard Spencer and his associates to speak on campus.“Kent State has responded to Kyle Bristow...

Junior advertising major Alissa Woodward holds her assistance cat, Gunner, in Olsen Hall on Monday, Feb. 13, 2016. Gunner aids Woodward in coping with her anxiety while in college. “It helps to come home to something solid, something unwavering,” Woodward said.

Animal companions ease students’ stress, anxiety

Jenna Kuczkowski March 8, 2017

Editor's note: This story first appeared in the March 9 edition of The Kent Stater.Resting just above the door handle of Madison Radke’s door in Wright Hall is a small sticker with “Animal in Residence”...

Karen Linder

University files response to softball player’s lawsuit, denies most claims

Ian Flickinger and Emily Mills April 25, 2016

Kent State filed a response to former softball player Lauren Kesterson’s lawsuit and denied many of her claims, saying “Defendant is without knowledge on this topic.”The university also “demands...

Karen Linder, former Kent State softball coach.

Softball coach receives payment after resignation

Karen Linder Update from on Vimeo.When former Kent State softball coach Karen Linder resigned in August, she was paid a percentage of her salary, according to her resignation letter.Linder...

Former Brimfield police chief slapped with lawsuit

Max Fleck February 18, 2015

Casterline sues former police chief Oliver from on Vimeo.

Justice Department sues Kent State University for violating Fair Housing Act

Celia Fernandez September 14, 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Kent State University, several university officials and its Board of Trustees for violating the Fair Housing Act because of discrimination against students with...

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