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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State earns gold award for military friendly school

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 21, 2022

Kent State’s main campus ranked in the top 5 percent of most supportive schools for military-connected students for 2022-2023, earning the Gold honor as a military friendly school. For the 13th consecutive...

Paige Felger in costume playing the wife character, Kate Strong, in Love in Reserve.

Play titled “Love in Reserve” written by KSU staff member to run this month

Jordan Coleman Reporter November 7, 2021

Eric Mansfield's play, "Love in Reserve" will come to life in Rubber City Theatre in Akron this month, proving that he is more than a Kent State staff member.The original play by Kent State's communications...

Kent State’s esports arena during the “Gaming 4 Kids Charity Stream.”

Collegiate esports opens doors for students looking for careers in esports industry

Zachary Shepherd Reporter May 11, 2021

When Paul Rondeau came to Kent State, he was in the ROTC and was planning on pursuing a military career, but when his captain told him he needed extra points to get into a specific branch, he decided to...

A screenshot of the award given to Kent State University from VIQTORY Media. 

Kent campus earns 12th consecutive Military Friendly honor

Emma Andrus Reporter February 26, 2021

For the 12th year in a row, Kent State’s main campus has been named a Military Friendly school for its commitment and service to its military community. The honor is given by VIQTORY Media, self described...

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"...

President Joe Biden is set to meet Monday morning with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, as the President is poised to repeal a Trump-era ban on most transgender Americans joining the military as early as Monday.

Biden lifts transgender military ban

Kate Sullivan, CNN January 25, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden signed an executive order to repeal a Trump-era ban on most transgender Americans joining the military on Monday alongside Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin."This is reinstating...

Due to COVID-19, in-person training is no longer available and members must be able to adjust to online.

ROTC plans for the upcoming summer and semester after COVID-19 hits

Bridget Lin Reporter April 28, 2020

After spending countless hours at home, it is no doubt that ROTC members are wondering what is going to happen this summer and the semester after.Physical Training is now all online, and that is not the...

Sophomore construction management major John Moes watches the perimeter during the ROTC’s tactics portion on Feb. 26, 2020. The mission took place in the woods next to Allerton Field and the plan was to conduct an attack.

ROTC members tackle the Platoon Attack and Lab

Bridget Lin Reporter March 5, 2020

Members of ROTC gather at 7 a.m. every Wednesday for hands-on experience labs that cover different plans and attacks. For the next seven weeks, senior cadets in ROTC will be leading members into the platoon...

Amanda Keiser, Senior and MS4 in ROTC, does the sit-ups portion of the final senior test with Isaac Zeigler holding her feet down for support. 

Taking the final PT test determines if seniors get to commission

Bridget Lin Reporter March 1, 2020

For the average person, running two miles within 11 minutes is not something they are willing to do at the crack of dawn. Seniors in the ROTC program graduating this semester are taking one last physical...

Ludwig van Beethoven

New research by Kent professor reveals Beethoven may have heard his final symphony

For years, it was believed Ludwig van Beethoven lost the ability to hear before composing one of his most famous symphonies, but new research by a Kent State professor shows Beethoven may have heard his...

Cadet Kyle Raynard, senior aeronautics major, demonstrates the pull-up portion of the fitness test on February 12, 2020. ROTC members had to do a pull-up, while bringing their legs up and touching their elbows to their thighs.

ROTC students take on new tests for training

Bridget Lin Reporter February 14, 2020

Before the sun even comes up, ROTC students are preparing for morning training and work-outs that make most people shake their heads. Morning training consists of shouting, intensity, laughter, perseverance,...

Aeronautics & Engineering Professor Trent True.

Foundry professor discusses teaching, advising students

Trent True watched closely as the oven-sized furnace slowly tipped and released an orange flow of molten silica bronze. The 2,350 degree Fahrenheit metal cascaded into a massive ladle, held by two students...

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