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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The parents of school shooting suspect Ethan Crumbley were booked early Saturday morning in the same jail where their son is incarcerated, as James and Jennifer Crumbley are listed on the roster of the Oakland County Jail after being apprehended overnight in Detroit as fugitives on charges of involuntary manslaughter.

Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect held on $500,000 bond each after manhunt

(CNN) -- The parents of the teen accused in this week's deadly Michigan high school shooting pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges Saturday morning, hours after police said they arrested...

Portage County Solid Waste Management District 4 (recycling)

Kelly Krabill September 15, 2021

While illegal dumping has forced some towns to shut down its drop off location, curbside pickup has not been offered to residents who want the service. Dawn Collins, acting director of the Portage County...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

Kent State loosens fall COVID-19 safety guidelines, launches vaccine registration portal

Annie Zwisler Managing Editor Raygene English Reporter June 17, 2021

Fully vaccinated individuals will no longer be required to wear a mask indoors or outdoors across all Kent State campuses, according to an emailed statement sent Wednesday by Manfred van Dulmen, associate...

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...

Angela Spalsbury is the dean and chief administrative officer for Kent State Geauga. 

Kent State Geauga unveils 2022 renovation plan

Olivia Futo Reporter May 3, 2021

A recently approved $1.2 million renovation plan will update the Kent State Geauga regional campus by introducing a new student learning commons area and nursing skills lab.  Earlier this year, Dean...

May 4 National Register of Historic Places

(Clockwise, starting bottom left) Carole Barbato, Mark Seeman, Laura Davis and Jerry M. Lewis, Kent State University faculty members who co-authored the submission for the National Register of Historic...

Representative Maxine Waters(C) (D-CA) speaks to the media during an ongoing protest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota on April 17, 2021. - Police officer, Kim Potter, who shot dead Black 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb after appearing to mistake her gun for her Taser was arrested April 14 on manslaughter charges.

Waters calls for protesters to ‘get more confrontational’ if no guilty verdict is reached in Derek Chauvin trial

Chandelis Duster, CNN April 20, 2021

(CNN) -- Rep. Maxine Waters on Saturday night called for protesters to "stay on the street" and "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the killing...

A screenshot of the award given to Kent State University from VIQTORY Media. 

Kent campus earns 12th consecutive Military Friendly honor

Emma Andrus Reporter February 26, 2021

For the 12th year in a row, Kent State’s main campus has been named a Military Friendly school for its commitment and service to its military community. The honor is given by VIQTORY Media, self described...

Brennan poses with Anne Lamotts author photo on the back of a copy of Bird by Bird.

OPINION: Leave politics out of this? No thanks.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

I didn’t used to be a political person. Ten years ago, as an undergraduate in college, I idolized the author Anne Lamott for her writing about spirituality. I bristled, however, any time she veered...

Faculty at Kent State appreciate remote learning and its unexpected benefits

DaJonay Johnson Teaching reporter February 2, 2021

For some, remote learning has surprising benefits, professor Daisy Arokiasamy said during a Hyflex Learning event held by the Center for Teaching and Learning on Friday.“I feel this is much better than...

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed." He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation...

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