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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Meet and Greet sets stage for USG elections

Blake Westover Reporter February 24, 2021

Current Undergraduate Student Government members, candidates and students met to discuss plans for next academic year Tuesday night over Zoom. The event had over 20 participants and featured four rounds...

Photo courtesy of Nastasha Bastrakov.

Kwench Juice Cafe opens in downtown Kent

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 19, 2021

COVID-19 has heavily impacted establishments in downtown Kent and beyond. But while some shops have shut their doors for good, others have opened their doors for the very first time. Kwench Juice Cafe,...

Jarrod Williams, associate pastor of Redemption Chapel, speaks during a Sunday service on Feb. 14, 2021. This photo was taken from one of Redemption Chapel’s livestreamed services.

Redemption Chapel aims to have more in-person services, maintains virtual services for safety

Hannah Mayer Reporter February 19, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the second of a five-part series that looks at how local places of worship are handling the pandemic. Part one, part three and part four can be found here. “How do we start...

Crocs reentered the fashion world when celebrities started rocking the comfortable clog, but mixed opinions soared surrounding the trend. Photo courtesy of Alexandra Golden.

Crocs trend reignites debate between lovers, haters of the shoe

Catie Pusateri, Reporter February 17, 2021

As the world went on lockdown last year, comfort replaced couture. Crocs, arguably one of the most polarizing footwear brands, returned to the fashion scene during quarantine. These shoes garner attention...

OPINION: Senioritis with a touch of COVID-19

Jessica Goodwin Opinion Writer November 4, 2020

It is November. We are on week 10 of the semester and week 34 since our entire life changed, and I am drained. I am drained of motivation, I am drained of hope and I am drained of perseverance. Is it the...

OPINION: Why the lockdown may be doing more harm than good

Ross McDonnell Opinion writer October 30, 2020

First things first: the coronavirus is absolutely a real virus that can be deadly.  You will never hear me try to say it’s not. Second, you will not read anything in this particular column imploring...

The Gateway of India, one of the prime tourist attractions in Mumbai, is deserted as Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a complete lockdown of the countrys 1.3 billion people.

March 24, 2020: What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The Associated Press March 24, 2020

As virus deaths accelerate in the U.S., President Donald Trump has gone against the advice of scientists and top health experts, claiming he will reopen the country and its ailing economy in weeks, not...

Requirement of A.L.I.C.E training keeps students and faculty prepared

Madison MacArthur February 21, 2018

As school shootings continue to occur more frequently, Sgt. Michquel Penn, of KSU Police, looks back at how the A.L.I.C.E Program has adapted over the years.Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate...

Kent State Tuscarawas undergoes lockdown after threats

Ian Flickinger-Galeza April 5, 2016

Kent State at Tuscarawas and the Buckeye Career Center entered lockdown Tuesday after police were notified of a planned assault. “At approximately 1:30 p.m. today, April 5, 2016, Kent State University...

Campus alerts system to be tested Tuesday

Madeleine Winer March 23, 2015

The university will test the campus alert system tomorrow from 6-6:30 p.m.During the drill, a lockdown/active threat message, a tornado warning message and an all-clear message will sound across campus,...

Quavaugntay Tyler Mugshot

Tyler’s bond raised; pretrial date set

Madeleine Winer April 14, 2014

Laurie Pittman, Portage County Common Pleas Judge raised freshman Quavaugntay Tyler’s bond to $50,000 from $40,000 and set his pretrial date for June.If Tyler can pay $5,000 — 10 percent of the bond...

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