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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

Former President Donald Trump holds “Save America” rally in Ohio

Anthony Zacharyasz, Reporter May 3, 2022

Sunshine and warm temperatures brought thousands of Trump supporters to Delaware County Fairgrounds where former President Donald Trump put on a “Save America” rally Saturday. The events page on...

Redshirt junior Sincere Carry reacts during the Kent State mens basketball teams win over Ohio in the semifinals of the MAC tournament in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, March 11.

Kent State moves onto the championship game to take on Akron

Jacob Hansen, Reporter March 12, 2022

The Kent State’s basketball team controlled the paint to advance to the finals of the Mid-American Conference tournament. KSU won 67-61 over Ohio University and has now won 14 straight games. “That’s...

Online Master’s in Nursing Program Ranks 68 of 179 in U.S. News

Jordan Bryski, Reporter March 8, 2022

Kent State’s online Master’s in Nursing Program was ranked in the top half of public institutions by the U.S. News Best Online Programs of 2022.   The online MSN has several concentrations, including...

Proposed Ohio bill will cancel state taxes for college students

Kiara Rodriguez, Reporter March 6, 2022

A proposed bill targeted toward college students plans to provide scholarships and tax cuts for graduates. The Graduating and Retaining Ohio’s Workforce Act aims to incentivize young graduates for...

Senior forward Lindsey Thall and sophomore guard Casey Santoro celebrate during the Kent State womens basketball game against Miami in Kent, Ohio on Monday, Feb. 7. 

Women’s basketball drops final road game of season

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter March 2, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-11, 9-10 MAC) lost its final road game of the season 69-60 against Bowling Green State University (15-13, 10-9 MAC) Wednesday. “I was proud of our team’s...

LGBTQ+ hate crimes in the U.S. in 2020, as stated in Statisa.

LGBTQ+ hate crimes rise in the U.S., none reported at Kent State

Avery Savage Reporter March 2, 2022

Lawmakers in seven states proposed laws to limit transgender and nonbinary youth rights within the first week of 2022. As anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is making its way through state government, LGBTQ+ hate...

Marijuana may become decriminalized in Kent, but not on campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter March 1, 2022

The Kent Police Department would not acknowledge the Sensible Marihuana Ordinance if it passed. Sensible Kent, part of the statewide Sensible Movement Coalition, has a proposed ordinance that would...

Sen. Sherrod Brown discusses President Biden’s investment to Great Lakes restoration

February 28, 2022

Ohio senator Sherrod Brown visited Kent State University and sat down with KentWired to talk about President Biden's visit to Lorain. TV2 reporter Baylee Sweitzer spoke with Brown about the Biden's...

Golden Flashes mens basketball play Ohio Universitys Bobcats and win 75 to 52 on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. Graduate student point guard Andrew Garcia (on left) in possession of the ball.

Men’s basketball wins in thriller for 10th consecutive victory

Jacob Hansen, Reporter February 27, 2022

Redshirt junior guard Sincere Carry put the ball in his hands and drove to the lane, drawing an and-one foul with 25 seconds left in the game. Carry sank the foul shot to give the Flashes a two point lead. Then...

Golden Flashes mens basketball play Ohio Universitys Bobcats and win 75 to 52 on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. Graduate student point guard Andrew Garcia (on left) in possession of the ball.

Men’s basketball wins in thriller for 10th consecutive victory

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 27, 2022

Redshirt junior guard Sincere Carry put the ball in his hands and drove to the lane, drawing an and-one foul with 25 seconds left in the game. Carry sank the foul shot to give the Flashes a two point lead.Then...

Student workers work at the Starbucks located in Kent State Universitys Library. Feb. 26, 2022.

Worker shortage hampers dining hall hours, efficiency

Ty Kohler, Reporter February 25, 2022

Kent State is about 150-200 students short of its hiring goal for dining services, causing its hours to be shorter than expected. “There is an ongoing effort to try and hire more people,” said Gary...

A celebration of community and culture: SALSA invites students and alumni to join in the power of dance

Jesse Khalil , Reporter February 25, 2022

The upbeat music and string of laughter made it hard for Spanish and Latino Student Association members to resist mirroring the dance moves of former SALSA Presidents Victor Benton and Ricky Ortega. The...

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