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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

After the National Guard fired on May 4, Professor Glenn Frank used a bullhorn to tell the students, I am begging you right now if you don’t disperse right now they’re going to move in, and it can only be a slaughter.

OPINION: America was never great. May 4 is proof of that.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

Last week in my Opinion Writing class, my professor played a clip about May 4 from Ken Burns’ documentary, "The Vietnam War."We saw all the images we’ve come to associate with that day: the National...

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: The Capitol dome is seen early Wednesday morning before Amb. William Taylor And Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent testify at the first public impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the first public impeachment hearings in more than two decades, House Democrats are trying to build a case that President Donald Trump committed extortion, bribery or coercion by trying to enlist Ukraine to investigate his political rival in exchange for military aide and a White House meeting that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky sought with Trump. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)

Capitol Hill security increased around chatter about March 4 conspiracies

(CNN) -- Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible...

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.

12 Army National Guard members removed from inauguration duty

(CNN) -- Twelve Army National Guard members have been removed from inauguration duty in Washington, DC, as part of the security vetting process initiated, in part, to ensure troops tasked with securing...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. 

Ohio gov. activates National Guard ahead of potential riots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine activated 580 National Guard members Tuesday in preparation for what the FBI identified as massive armed protests planned in Columbus and every state capital...

Thomas Jahnke, a computer information systems freshman is tested for COVID-19 at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. After increased cases of COVID-19 at Kent State University, mass testing was brought to campus Friday.

Kent State set to begin weekly mass testing

Owen MacMillan Sports editor October 8, 2020

In the coming week Kent State is dramatically expanding random COVID-19 testing on campus and will look to test between 400 and 450 individuals a week.The testing will be carried out in partnership with...

OPINION: “Where’s Todd?” reveals students’ dissatisfaction with university’s handling of threats to their lives

Lyndsey Brennan Reporter October 5, 2020

Last semester I conducted an interview with a May 4 survivor that chilled me.I had gone into the interview naïve, hoping to hear about healing and forgiveness. Instead, what I heard was disbelief, disgust...

Students wait in line for COVID-19 testing Friday at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. After increased cases of COVID-19 at Kent State University, mass testing was brought to campus.

Ohio National Guard offers mass COVID-19 testing

Chris Ramos Reporter October 3, 2020

Partnering with the Ohio Pandemic Testing Team, the university offered students free coronavirus testing at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement on Friday. The testing team on campus was...

Avalyn Lund-Goldstein stands vigil inside the memorial space where Sandra Scheuer was shot in the Prentice Hall parking lot by Ohio National Guardsmen at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. The coronavirus forced the university to move the 50th anniversary commemoration events to virtual formats, but a small group of marchers still walked across campus as they have for 50 years since the shooting. Following the march, four people held candles in the spaces where each student fell.

May 3, 2020 candlelight march and vigil

Susan Kirkman Zake May 4, 2020

Despite the coronavirus and the cancellation of the originally scheduled events for the May 4, 1970 50th Commemoration at Kent State University, a small group still followed tradition and showed up in...

Derf Backderf, a graphic novelist and artist, has a new graphic novel about May 4, 1970. 

Graphic novel commemorates 50th year since May 4

Graphic novelist and artist Derf Backderf will release his new graphic novel, “Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio,” in April 2020. The book retells the story of the four students who were killed by the...

Anti-war activists send letter to President Diacon, demand revision of May 4 plans

Over 50 anti-war activists sent a letter to President Todd Diacon demanding a revision of the May 4 50th commemoration plans due to a lack of attention given to the Vietnam War and hundreds of anti-war...

Map of Camp James

Missile defense site to possibly be built near KSU main campus

Jill Golden February 2, 2019

A missile defense site may be built 20 miles east of Kent State after the U.S. Department of Defense announced it is looking to add a third location to the country’s missile defenses.A missile defense...

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