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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Indonesian team serves up food during the International Cook-off on Feb. 16, 2022.

The International Cook-off returns for first time since 2019

Jesse Khalil Reporter February 17, 2022

Team Indonesia takes first place and the People’s Choice award at the first International Cook-off since 2019.Members Noor Agustina (Captain), Susi Rakhmawati, Oktavuiani Hidayah, Ikhasan Darmawan and...

The Taliban has taken over much of Afghanistan. American troops are still working to evacuate the capitol city, Kabul.

An Afghan Kent State student fears for safety of family in Afghanistan

Abigail Bottar, WKSU August 23, 2021

As the United States military continues to withdraw from Afghanistan, thousands of Afghans already in the U.S. are watching in horror. Noorulbari Mal is a master’s student studying journalism at Kent...

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC. The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the worlds largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices. Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP via Getty Images)

US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militias

(CNN) -- The US military on Thursday struck a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups in response to rocket attacks on American forces in the region in the past two weeks."Up to a handful"...

International student Surya Suresh walks past Terrace Hall where the Office of Global Education temporarily has its department. International recruitment and admissions makes efforts to admit new students during the pandemic.

Recruitment, admissions process for international students picks back up for future semesters

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 7, 2021

As one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the travel ban from several Muslim countries.Nonimmigrant students come from 120 countries to study at Kent State and...

Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio’s 13th Congressional District. 

Kent State students conflicted about reelected congressman Tim Ryan

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 12, 2020

Rep. Tim Ryan won reelection in Ohio’s 13th district congressional last Tuesday. Ryan defeated Republican challenger Christina Hagan, a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives.  Ohio’s...

New security measures installed at front campus rock

New security measures installed at front campus rock

Chris Abreu, TV2 Reporter September 21, 2020

Following demands set by Black United Students for action, the university installed new security measures at the rock on front campus. TV2's Chris Abreu spoke with BUS Director of Political Affairs Gabrielle...

A protestor holds up a sign on Risman Plaza on Jan. 25, 2020. The protest was peaceful and put together by Students for a Democratic Society.

Protest turns to lesson on Iran, Middle East conflict

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor January 25, 2020

For the Global Day of Protest, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) participated in the No War on Iran protest, starting on Risman Plaza. “Some groups have organized a global day protest and it’s...

OPINION: Trump and Iran

Shams Mustafa Columnist January 23, 2020

Like most Republicans, Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times that justifies President Donald Trump’s action in terminating the Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani....

The situation in Syria has been rapidly deteriorating. Last week, the Trump administration ordered US troops to step aside from the border in northern Syria, effectively paving the way for Turkey to launch an offensive against US-backed Kurdish forces who they regard as enemies.

The situation in Syria is rapidly deteriorating. Four things you need to know.

By Nick Paton Walsh, CNN October 14, 2019

Originally Published: 14 OCT 19 12:09 ETUpdated: 14 OCT 19 15:28 ET    (CNN) -- The situation in Syria has been rapidly deteriorating.Last week, the Trump administration ordered US troops to step aside...

May 4th Visitors Center to host global awareness event

Sara Crawford January 30, 2019

The May 4th Visitors Center is hosting an event on issues in the Middle East.The event, “Protests and State Violence in Egypt and Jordan,” will take place in the Reflections Gallery from 10:00 am to...

Gustavo Stille (left), the Alumni Association’s associate director of international alumni relations, takes a tour of the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi.

Kent State alumni reunite in the Middle East

Krista Renaldo November 28, 2018

Gustavo Stille, Kent State Alumni Association’s associate director of international alumni relations, traveled to the Middle East earlier this month to host reunions and build relationships with international...

Our View: Symbolic acts can have unintended consequences

KS Editors February 11, 2015

This morning, President Barack Obama sent a request for authorization for military force to be used against the Islamic State. The request, an act that is within the powers of the president to use, would...

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