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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Ann Gosky is the director of research and sponsored programs at Kent State University. 

SURE program provides student researchers with extensive research projects

Alexus Rayzer Reporter March 3, 2022

SURE is a summer research program that grants student researchers funds for faculty-run research fellowships. “It’s a fellowship,” said Ann Gosky, the director of the Division of Research and Sponsored...

LGBTQ+ hate crimes in the U.S. in 2020, as stated in Statisa.

LGBTQ+ hate crimes rise in the U.S., none reported at Kent State

Avery Savage Reporter March 2, 2022

Lawmakers in seven states proposed laws to limit transgender and nonbinary youth rights within the first week of 2022. As anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is making its way through state government, LGBTQ+ hate...

Student workers work at the Starbucks located in Kent State Universitys Library. Feb. 26, 2022.

Worker shortage hampers dining hall hours, efficiency

Ty Kohler, Reporter February 25, 2022

Kent State is about 150-200 students short of its hiring goal for dining services, causing its hours to be shorter than expected. “There is an ongoing effort to try and hire more people,” said Gary...

A celebration of community and culture: SALSA invites students and alumni to join in the power of dance

Jesse Khalil , Reporter February 25, 2022

The upbeat music and string of laughter made it hard for Spanish and Latino Student Association members to resist mirroring the dance moves of former SALSA Presidents Victor Benton and Ricky Ortega. The...

The Indonesian team serves up food during the International Cook-off on Feb. 16, 2022.

The International Cook-off returns for first time since 2019

Jesse Khalil Reporter February 17, 2022

Team Indonesia takes first place and the People’s Choice award at the first International Cook-off since 2019.Members Noor Agustina (Captain), Susi Rakhmawati, Oktavuiani Hidayah, Ikhasan Darmawan and...

Student shares hardships navigating campus with temporary disability

Olivia McWain Reporter February 17, 2022

In the aftermath of Winter Storms Izzy and Landon, Kent campus was quite difficult for students to navigate. Parking spots were taken by mounds of snow, walkways were icy and staircases were yet to be...

The Love Lottery participants open the event with a dance routine.

Black United Students supports local community center with annual ‘Love Lottery’

Jenna Bal Reporter February 15, 2022

A bid war for a date with senior criminology and justice studies major Maya Sparks ended with a $162 bid at Black United Students’ (BUS) sixth annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser Monday.Sparks was one...

whats the cost of love?

The cost of love

Kiara Rodriguez Reporter February 14, 2022

As the clock ticks down on Valentine’s Day, frantic shoppers race through the supermarket in hopes of snagging the last $8 box of chocolates on the shelf or a bouquet of flowers that isn’t too expensive.In...

Lauren Falter & Nicholas Krentz play a game of Were Not Really Strangers in Kent States Centennial Court B. Feb. 2, 2022.

From strangers to lovers: how a popular card game brought a couple together

Jenna Bal Reporter February 14, 2022

Lauren Falter and Nicholas Krentz had only known each other for a month when they spent hours in hammocks playing the card game “We’re Not Really Strangers.”“I think this is what allowed us to...

SALSA members take a group photo at the annual Flag Day meeting, representing the various countries of Latin America 

SALSA on the rise at Kent State

Jesse Khalil Reporter February 9, 2022

Kent State’s Spanish and Latino Student Association is welcoming new members to spread the word about its mission. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, SALSA board members tried to keep community...

R1 Rockwell Parking Lot at Kent State covered in mounds of snow on Feb. 2, 2022.

Kent groundskeepers struggle keeping up with winter storms

Grace Hare Reporter February 6, 2022

With only 21 groundskeepers and more than 900 acres of main campus grounds to maintain, the Kent State staff is finding it hard to stay ahead of the recent winter storms. Winter Storm Landon brought about...

The pandemic halted the study abroad experience for international relations students, but educational travel slowly makes a come back.

CCI creates three-week study abroad course at Florence campus

Chong Chen Reporter February 5, 2022

The College of Communication and Information first-ever intersession course in Florence will give students an immersive experience while working to think creatively to turn ideas into deliverable stories.The...

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