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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Memorial outside of Gold Spa, one of the establishments that was attacked in Atlanta.

Anti-Asian violence pervasive throughout coronavirus, follows historical trend of hate

Cameron Aloway reporter April 5, 2021

On March 16, eight people died following a mass shooting in three massage parlors in Atlanta, six of whom were identified as Asian women. This shooting was one of thousands of hate crimes committed against...

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Who are guns protecting?

Shams Mustafa August 28, 2019

The two latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, changed my mind about what it means to own a gun. It seems that now no matter where I go, there is a chance that I can witness an active...

Pittsburgh Shooting

October 29, 2018

Vegas perspective

Surviving the Las Vegas shooting: Kent State alumnus uses radio waves to broadcast comfort

Ben Orner October 4, 2017

When Kent State alumnus Paul Schillig walked into the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, at 10 p.m. Sunday night, he didn’t believe what he heard.“Get out! Get out! There’s a shooter! There’s...

People evacuate the scene of a mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015.

Authorities in California release the names of the 14 victims in the San Bernardino mass shootings

TV2, Julie Norton, Pearline Young December 4, 2015

Friday's FlashCast features TV2's Julie Norton and Pearline Young, who discuss the tragedy in San Bernardino, California, as well as the names of the victims being released by authorities.Contact Joe Finley...

Vehicle driven by suspects in San Bernadino shooting was involved in shootout with police Wednesday

Two suspects in Wednesday’s San Bernadino mass shooting have been identified

On Thursday's FlashCast, TV2's Brianne Kocher and Mariel Zambelli discuss two of the identified suspects in the San Bernadino, California mass shootings Wednesday.Contact Joe Finley at: [email protected]

Our view: Still a violent society requiring change

Kent State Editors December 2, 2015

Editor’s Note: This is the same Our View we ran in the Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, and Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, editions of The Kent Stater. The only difference we made is changing the lead from the shootings...

Amanda Paniagua is a graduate art history major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Toxic masculinity

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua October 4, 2015

In the wake of yet another mass shooting, I have been deeply reflecting on the allegation that the shooter identified with Elliot Rodger, the man responsible for killing six people and wounding 14 others...

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