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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Freshman exploratory major Johnell Parnell received the Steve Harvey Scholarship Award. Parnell is one of eight recipients.

Steve Harvey scholarship recipients navigate freshman year

Freshman year of college is an exciting and memorable time for any student. For eight incoming freshmen who received full scholarships to attend Kent State, freshman year has been even more special. The...

Members of MEN put in flooring for a house they helped build for Habitat for Humanity on Sept. 28, 2019. 

Get to know your MEN: Male Empowerment Network

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter October 8, 2019

MEN, or Male Empowerment Network, is one of the most well known black organizations on Kent’s campus. Spearheaded by NJ Akbar, assistant dean in the University College, in 2010, MEN has made a name...

Shelbie Goulding

ADVICE: Men, you’re doing ‘it’ wrong

Shelbie Goulding February 13, 2019

Before assuming I’m a “sexpert,” know I’m writing this for the sake of giving simple advice from a woman’s perspective in the bedroom. Men can’t read the female mind, so here’s a mind giving...

Scott Rainey

OPINION: Masculine Misconceptions: Positive masculine role models

Scott Rainey October 23, 2018

Last week, I wrote about the misconceptions surrounding toxic masculinity, insecurity and Kanye West. Now, I want to focus on the other aspects of masculinity: the positive, mature masculine ideal and...

Freshman construction management major Jason Booker and freshman digital media production major Peter Lindo concentrate as they do their planks Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, an activity part of the Big Brothas Program.

New on-campus group aids men struggling with mental, physical health

Tierra Thomas December 3, 2017

A set of burpees and some pushups, along with sitting twists and planks. A three-minute break, and then repeat.“Last circuit,” junior exercise science major Caleb Broadous calls out to the group of...

Maddie Newingham

These sexual assault allegations aren’t a witch hunt

Madison Newingham November 19, 2017

A man of quality is not threatened by a woman of equality.I have many liberal male friends who are terrified of the forthcoming sexual assault accusations, abstaining from standing by women and arguing...

Junior sprinter Matthew Tobin races around the track in a heat of the 400-meter dash at the Kent State Fieldhouse. The Kent State men’s team lost to the Akron Zipps 82-68. Jan. 22, 2016.

Flashes fall short in Akron Dual meet

Samantha Lough January 23, 2016

The Kent State men and women’s track and field team did not get the win they were hoping for in Friday’s rivalry matchup. The women's team fell to Akron 80-71 and the men’s team were defeated 82-68.On...

A Kent State men’s rugby player fights for possession of the thrown in ball during their game against Ohio University at Dix Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Kent State only scored a single try during the match, losing to Ohio University 30-5.

Men’s rugby looks to gain positive momentum

Kyle Samec October 28, 2015

The first year of being a Division I-AA rugby program for the men’s club team has not been the smoothest, but finishing with a win could elevate the team’s spirit heading into the spring.“A win will...

Kent State’s hockey team gathers for a group break down at the end of practice Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.

No. 19 hockey faces Buffalo, Canisus

Chris Yamnitsky October 28, 2015

The Kent State Hockey Club started their season off in the right direction with a 5-0-1 record and plans to continue their play by following the team philosophy.  “We can’t just rely on one line or...

Men’s rugby plans turnaround against Ball State

Kyle Samec October 7, 2015

After losing to Bowling Green last Saturday, the Flashes know that focusing and getting back to their style of rugby will lift them up from their poor start to the season.“On our off week our practice...

Men’s golf preparing for Bank of Tennessee

Chris Yamnitsky October 7, 2015

Following their team victory at the Cleveland State Invitational, the Flashes must turn back around and compete in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate.“They got to have some confidence, not just in...

Hockey faces tough opponent Eastern Michigan

Chris Yamnitsky September 30, 2015

A tough test lies ahead for the Kent State men’s hockey club Oct. 3 as they face-off against the Eastern Michigan Eagles for its season opening weekend.“They’re gonna bring a real physical game this...

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