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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent Read, Kent Write, Kent Stop Talking…About Ghosts!

Host and agent of chaos Nick Hunter takes up the producer chair and passes hosting duties onto Cameron Gorman in this week’s episode of Kent Read, Kent Write, Kent Stop Talking! With Halloween on the...

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OPINION: Journalist first, observer second

Nicholas Hunter September 30, 2018

Buzzing down Summit Street, Stater editor-in-chief Henry Palattella gazed past me in the passenger seat out the window, taking a moment to gawk at the parking lot neatly filled to the brim with state trooper...

Downtown parking meters garnering mixed reactions after first three years of operation

Nicholas Hunter and Caelin Mills September 26, 2018

Local business owners have started seeing the changes Kent City Council promised the new parking meters would bring to business since their installation in May 2015.Bridget Susel, the director of the Kent...

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OPINION: Super Senior syndrome

Nicholas Hunter September 12, 2018

The phrase “Got 15?” defined my freshman year. The hokey wordplay was a reminder for all new students that, if you pass 15 credit hours each semester, you’ll graduate “on time” in four years.While...

Todd Diacon, the provost and vice president of academic affairs, speaks during the Faculty Senate meeting Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

Kent State’s faculty buyout offer receives mixed reactions

Nicholas Hunter October 28, 2017

Kent State will soon find out how many senior faculty will be retiring through a buyout offer, set to expire Nov. 6.Full-time faculty members who have either accrued at least 15 years of credited time...

Gloria Pissos (left) takes a dolly from her car as she helps her son, new Kent State Mike Pissos move into Tri-Towers for his freshman year on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.

Kent State prepares to welcome freshmen, returning students

Nicholas Hunter August 23, 2017

Welcome Weekend marks the yearly move-in for Kent State freshmen and kicks off this Thursday. Beyond unpacking and getting settled into dorms, new and returning students can participate in a full slate...

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Opinion: The breaking point of the digital age news cycle

Nicholas Hunter May 22, 2017

For as long as I can remember, breaking news has been constant. CNN, MSNBC and Fox News never stop airing, and whether actual news is breaking at 1:30 a.m. or not, major cable news networks will tell you...

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Opinion: New ban or old, Republicans must take a stand

Nicholas Hunter February 21, 2017

On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that placed a travel ban on seven Muslim majority countries.The rollout of the order was, to put it kindly, hasty. It led to mass confusion,...

Guest column: Ronda Rousey losing proves you can ace your finals

Nicholas Hunter November 17, 2015

On Sunday, I witnessed Holly Holm defeat the notorious Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship. It was truly a historic moment, as Rousey has been on a meteoric rise, not only bringing...

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