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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The 28.5-foot-long and 44-inch-tall panoramic image, The Seeing Machine as 400,918,794 Points — the View from the Ingham County Youth Detention Center, Lansing, Michigan, is on display until April 22.

Panoramic image attempts to bring thought-provoking ideas to the viewers

Chong Chen, Reporter April 20, 2022

Several short tin houses are hidden in the dark night. The only clear and obvious image is the circle of iron fences that are lit up by lights. Outside the fences are trees; leaves reach into the fences...

Cheyenne Pretola ends her floor routine with flourish during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics wins meet despite lackluster performance

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 21, 2022

After defeating Bowling Green in Sunday’s Pink Meet, Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin was disappointed. “This was overall our worst performance of the year,” Biggin said. “Yeah, I’m...

Rachel DeCavitch gracefully ascends the balance beam to start off her routine during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics continues to set season-high scores despite first consecutive losses of the season

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 12, 2022

The Kent State gymnastics team reached season bests in three events Friday and for the second consecutive meet topped its highest score of the year.Despite the big numbers, the Flashes fell short of a...

Katie Shumate, junior, shoots a basket in todays game against Duquesne. The Golden Flashes Womens Basketball team won, 71-66 on Wed. Dec. 8, 2021.

Big fourth quarter pushes women’s basketball past Eastern Michigan

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 5, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team’s (12-7, 4-6 Mid-American Conference) 26 point fourth quarter secured a 70-61 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan University (5-13, 2-9) Saturday.“I thought...

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.  

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday.“Anytime you’re...

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday. “Anytime you’re...

People hug during a vigil after a shooting at Oxford High School at Lake Pointe Community Church in Lake Orion, Michigan on November 30, 2021. - A 15-year-old student opened fire at his Michigan high school on November 30, killing three teenagers and wounding eight other people before surrendering to police, authorities said, in what was the deadliest US school shooting so far this year. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

Authorities look for motive with 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect in custody

 (CNN) -- School bells were replaced by police sirens Tuesday after a shooting at Michigan's Oxford High School left four students dead.Six other students and a teacher were wounded by gunfire, and...

Field hockey nearly upsets No. 1 Michigan but goes 0-2 on the weekend

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 27, 2021

For three and a half periods Sunday, Kent State’s field hockey team played even with the best team in the country. But a fourth-period goal from Michigan cost Kent State the upset. “I think today...

“Textures” art exhibition sparks conversation on Black hair

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 10, 2021

When sophomore fashion merchandising major Kennedi Stinnette walked the halls of her high school in Kalamazoo, Michigan, she saw a sea of hair that looked nothing like hers.“I went to a predominantly...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

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2020 census reveals losses for Ohio while redistricting efforts are still set for later this year

Ian Jameson Reporter May 1, 2021

Data from 2020’s census was released on April 26 and reveals Ohio is losing one congressional seat and an Electoral College vote.  Ohio’s population grew by 2.3 percent from 2010 to 2020 while the...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest.Lacrosse is traditionally...

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