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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

US President Joe Biden, with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and US Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks to the staff of the US State Department during his first visit in Washington, DC, February 4, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration will reengage with UN Human Rights Council

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 8, 2021

(CNN) -- The Biden administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Monday -- its latest bid to reverse the policies of the Trump administration...

Kent State announced it is implementing mandatory COVID-19 testing on campus. 

Kent State implements mandatory COVID-19 testing for spring semester

Kent State announced it will implement mandatory COVID-19 testing in the spring semester for students living on campus, students working on campus and students registered for in-person courses, according...

Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic vice presidential nominee, speaks during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Harriss prime-time speech is the first glimpse of how Joe Bidens campaign plans to deploy a history-making vice presidential nominee for a campaign that has largely been grounded by the coronavirus. Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Harris bursts through another barrier, becoming the first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect

    (CNN) -- Kamala Harris, who on Saturday became America's first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect, represents a new face of political power after an election all about...

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Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images) October 26, 2020

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on October 14, 2020 in Washington,...

The empty stage of the first US Presidential debate is seen as workers complete the final touches on September 29,2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. - Tuesdays clash in Cleveland, Ohio, the first of three 90-minute debates, represents the first time voters will have the chance to see the candidates facing off against one another directly.

Trump says he won’t participate in next debate after commission announces it will be virtual

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will not participate in the second presidential debate with Joe Biden after the Commission on Presidential Debates said the event will be held...

Clashes between protesters and armed civilians break out during the third day of protests over the shooting of Jacob Blake by a police officer in Wisconsin.

Two people are dead and a third injured in an overnight shooting in Kenosha, police say

(CNN) -- Two people were killed and a third was seriously wounded in a shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, late Tuesday during the third night of protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, police said.Officers...

Kent State faculty senate addresses face-to-face teaching concerns

Tramaine Burton, reporter August 19, 2020

Kent State’s faculty senate hosted a question and answer forum Aug. 18 for faculty members who will be teaching traditional face-to-face classes in the fall, addressing most of their concerns.The faculty...

Micale moments before proposing to Parteleno. Courtesy of Mario Micale.

Kent State alumna surprised with flashmob proposal in downtown Kent

Before spring break in 2014, Lena Parteleno, who was a freshman at Kent State at the time, was hanging out in Fletcher Hall with some friends. Her friends invited some of their own friends who attended...

Students voice opinions on city of Kent’s mask mandate

Troy PiersonReporter July 21, 2020

Kent City Council passed an ordinance to mandate face coverings in the city, both in public and private businesses on July 15.The new measure comes after COVID-19 cases began to rise throughout the summer,...

Empty Harvard Yard

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images July 9, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS - MARCH 23: A runner crosses Harvard Yard on March 23, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Students were required to be out of their dorms no later than March 15 and finish the rest...

Senior Antonio “Booman” Williams (4) makes a shot giving the Flashes a 7-3 lead against Eastern Michigan on Mar. 9, 2020. Kent State won 86-76 allowing them to move on to the quarterfinals. Williams was the second highest scorer with a total of 18 points.

Kent State solves Eastern Michigan’s zone en route to season-high assist total

Ian Kreider Sports reporter March 9, 2020

'All it takes is four games, we’ve already got one of ‘em' Before senior guard Troy Simons dunked the ball to give Kent State an 82-74 lead with 44.2 seconds left, the Flashes had to solve Eastern...

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