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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

OPINION: After 2 games, men’s basketball is on track to bring March Madness back to Kent

Dante Centofanti Sports writer December 8, 2020

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is early. Just two weeks into this unique college basketball season and our Golden Flashes have already had two of their four scheduled games cancelled against Alcorn State...

The Kent State rock on front campus was painted again Tuesday morning with the words ITS OK BE NICE! The new words covered ITS OK TO BE WHITE, which was painted overnight. 

Kent State rock painted several more times; students harassed while painting

Nathan Mehring Chris Ramos September 8, 2020

Kent State’s front-campus rock has been re-painted several times since it was painted with the message “Blacks have no home here” on Monday, Sep. 7.The message was originally replaced with “Hate...

Senior athletes speak about seasons ending because of COVID-19

Amanda Levine Sports editor April 26, 2020

Senior softball player Vanessa Vodan found out from a social media post by the NCAA that her senior season was over. Her heart stopped and she prayed it wasn’t true. Vodan was in her room in an off-campus...

Tanner headshot

OPINION: Tourney before the tourney

Tanner Castora February 24, 2019

When it comes to college athletics, I swear the word I hear most is some form of the word “fair.” “These college athletes should be paid, it’s not fair!”“The college football playoff leaves...

Drew Taylor

March Madness: It’s crazy to not pay the athletes

Drew Taylor March 18, 2018

As a lover of college basketball, this month is probably my favorite month of the year. March Madness is here, and it’s as crazy as ever.From Loyola-Chicago’s buzzer-beater against Miami to Buffalo’s...

Matt Poe

Opinion: I may win my bracket pool, and I’m freaking out

Matt Poe March 29, 2017

Get in here and shut the door behind you. Hurry up, dammit!OK, have a seat — I’ve got something I need to disclose.Dear reader, I am in unprecedented territory during this year’s March Madness. Every...

Editorial cartoon: March Madness

Courtesy of Tribune Content Agency. Photo by Drew Sheneman.

Iowa States Jameel McKay (1) dunks over Kansas Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) in the finals of the Big 12 Tournament at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Iowa State won, 70-66.

AP: 14th-seeded UAB Blazers upset No. 9 Iowa State 60-59

Associated Press March 19, 2015

The UAB Blazers may not have a football program anymore. They do have the first big upset of the NCAA Tournament and hope they can give their university something to rally around.William Lee scored the...

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