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Kent Wired

Wordle

Why your Wordle answers might now be different than your friends’

David Goldman CNN Business February 16, 2022

(CNN) -- Among the many appeals of the massively successful Wordle game is that it has just one solution per day. Every player in the world is trying to guess the same five-letter word.Well, it had only...

Republicans propose new state legislative maps after long debate on Jan. 22, 2022.

Back to the drawing board: Ohio legislative maps still undecided

Madeleine Majikas, Reporter February 1, 2022

New state legislative district maps await the Ohio Supreme Court approval as election deadlines draw near. After the Supreme Court decided the previously submitted maps were unconstitutional, the Ohio...

Black History Month often drives sellers to create sections promoting Black stories. Kent State University’s bookstore is no different.  

Black history, antiracism booklist to continue a year of educated reading

Brianna Camp Reporter March 4, 2021

Now that Black History Month has come to a close, you may be questioning: “How can I celebrate Black voices all year round?” or, “What can I do to continue my education of Black stories (and histories)...

The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.

Pop-up super PACs flood Georgia runoff: ‘It’s about the big message’

Kim Berryman and Kyung Lah, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.Drivers paused at lights, pulled out...

Kent State begins fall semester amid pandemic, works to avoid outbreaks

Paige Bennett News Lab September 2, 2020

Kent State University announced Monday that all university-sponsored meetings and gatherings of more than 10 people must be held online. The announcement came days after the university started in-person...

Alyssa Hertz, junior fashion design major, works at her sewing machine creating masks to donate to hospitals in need. 

Sewing with a purpose: Kent State student creates masks to donate amid COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing shortages in the U.S. for items like bread, hand sanitizer and toilet paper at local stores. But for first responders and medical personnel, the critical shortage of N95...

Top sending countries of international students enrolled at Kent State University from the 15th Day Report. February 1, 2017.

Kent State international enrollment drops due to US political climate

Cameron Gorman May 24, 2017

Kent State enrolled 3,045 international students in the Spring 2016 semester, according to statistics from University Communications and Marketing. For the Spring 2017 semester, that number sunk to 2,489.Overseas...

Best-selling author holds book discussion at library

Kimberly Laferty April 28, 2016

The University Library hosted a book discussion for Michael Blanding’s "The Map Thief" on Thursday night."The Map Thief" is a non-fiction story and a New York Times best-seller centered around E. Forbes...

Samantha Karam is a sophomore journalism major. Contact her at skaram3@kent.edu.

YouTube isn’t just for funny cat videos anymore

Samantha Karam February 3, 2016

In the past, whenever I’d hear YouTube, I thought of silly viral videos like ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ or ‘The Annoying Orange’. I never used to think of YouTube as a place to go for news, but...

Our View: We commend The New York Times

Kent Stater Editors December 6, 2015

In light of the San Bernardino, California, shootings — now being considered an act of terrorism by the FBI — The New York Times published a front-page editorial about gun violence Dec. 4.The subject...

Kent State welcomes bestselling author

Kelsie Britton April 16, 2015

Kent State University welcomed New York Times bestselling author Jacob Tomsky as the 2015 guest lecturer in the Schwebel Lecture Series Thursday at Oscar Ritchie Hall.Tomsky spoke about his decade long...

Sophomore political science major

Opinion: Clinton Better Watch Out, Fiorina is Making Herself Heard

Jennifer Hutchinson March 17, 2015

For those of you who read my article last week, you’ll know that I had some tough criticisms for Hillary Clinton. However, one woman had more to say — Carly Fiorina. The potential GOP dark horse is...

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