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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Attendees watched as Virginia Addicott, member of the Kent State University Board of Trustees, addressed the graduates May 13, 2022.

The celebration of graduates and the university continued on day two of commencement

Jesse Khalil, Reporter May 14, 2022

The faint clicking of high heels and rustling of graduation programs fell silent once Kent State University President Todd Diacon and his party were escorted to the stage at the Education, Health and...

WHY fit in when youre BORN to STAND OUT decorated graduation cap coincides with Diacons speech.

Blue and gold confetti fills the air at first of spring commencement ceremonies

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 13, 2022

On Thursday afternoon, Sajidah Qurash walked across the stage with her son on her hip and her daughter alongside her. Qurash received her bachelor's degree in public health. She said it was a great feeling. Graduates...

Swaths of people attend Kent States May 4 Commemoration in the memory of those who were lost.

Kent State community gathers for 52nd anniversary of May 4 shootings

Kaitlyn Finchler and Zaria Johnson May 4, 2022

Thomas Grace, a survivor whose name is synonymous with the May 4, 1970 shootings where four Kent State students lost their lives, rang the Victory Bell on the Commons below Taylor Hall in their memory...

Author and culture critic Roxane Gay speaks at first Anti-Racism and Equity Institute event

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 30, 2022

Roxane Gay, New York Times Bestselling author of “The Bad Feminist,” spoke about systematic racism and white fragility in the Anti-Racism and Equity Institute’s inaugural event Tuesday in the Student...

Anti-racism town hall celebrates efforts to eliminate discrimination and announces upcoming projects

Wyatt Loy, Reporter April 24, 2022

Members of the Kent State Anti-Racism Task Force Transition Team welcomed students and fellow faculty to a town hall over Zoom on Thursday, where they shared progress on the 106 goals to combat racism...

Munro-Stasiuk appointed first woman dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Katherine Masko, Reporter March 24, 2022

The College of Arts and Sciences made history by promoting the first-ever female dean during Women’s History Month. “It feels a little historical,” said Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, the dean of the College...

Kent States women discuss breaking gender bias

Kent State’s women discuss breaking gender bias

Katherine Masko, Reporter March 8, 2022

The hustle and bustle of Kent State’s campus is well known to many students. They have heard vibrant conversations while waiting for coffee at Starbucks or laughter from classmates as class is about...

Mandy Munro-Stasiuk is the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. 

Finalists selected for dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Alexandra Golden Assigning Editor February 10, 2022

Kent State announced its final candidates for the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in an email from the Office of the Provost.The candidates include Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, the interim dean of the...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Spring 2022 courses delivery to ‘reflect pre-pandemic’ levels, College of Business and Administration renamed

Emma Andrus Reporter October 11, 2021

University officials discussed plans for course delivery in future semesters and the development of a new strategic plan for academic success at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday. Senior Vice President...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

University suspends interim Pass/Fail policy, updates academic resources for students

Annie Zwisler Managing Editor September 23, 2021

The interim Pass/Fail policy the university enacted to support students during remote learning is no longer in effect, according to an email statement sent Wednesday by Senior Vice President and Provost...

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...

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