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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

What are they going to call us next?

Sophie Young Reporter February 6, 2022

The English language enveloped words from other cultures just as European nations enveloped “discovered” countries into their empires. As a result, English-speakers are left with phrases that are a...

Lee Kiefer of the United States celebrates with her coach after winning gold in fencing against Inna Deriglazova of the Russia Olympic Committee on July 25.

Here’s who won gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday

Wayne Sterling, CNN July 25, 2021

(CNN) -- Eighteen athletes won gold medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Here's a breakdown of who clinched gold:Archery Women's Team: Republic of Korea CyclingWomen's Road Race: Anna Kiesenhofer,...

The Olympic flag arrives in the host city of Tokyo, Japan in early 2020. 

Kent State alumni to compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sophie Giffin July 19, 2021

Six Kent State alumni will compete in both track and golf at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.“It’s awesome to have so many Kent State athletes who will be competing,” said Assistant Director of Athletic...

Leah Pasqualetti and her coach Mike Auble after she broke the pole vault record of the Stars and Stripes Big Red Barn Meet in Menifee, California. June, 2020.

From number one in the nation to Kent State: Leah Pasqualetti makes her mark

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 11, 2021

When Leah Pasqualetti was in fifth grade, she was a committed gymnast running in her school’s spring field day for fun.That day would change her life.The Orchard Park High School track coach was there,...

Randale Richmond gave a presentation to the Kent State community on April 6 on why he should be selected as Kent’s next director of athletics. He spent a decade at Kent earlier in his administrative career and is now at Old Dominion University.

Randale Richmond closes athletic director search presentation

Randale Richmond has spent 10 of his 16 years in intercollegiate athletics at Kent State, and he returned Tuesday to give the final presentation from the candidates for Kent’s next director of athletics.Currently,...

U.S Olympic medalist Anthony Ervin smiles while talking to members of the press and local high schools.

Olympic swimmer Anthony Ervin discusses success, personal struggles at KSU Stark

Brynn Pennell February 28, 2018

Four-time Olympic swimming medalist Anthony Ervin told a large crowd of students, staff and community members Tuesday night at Kent State Stark about not just his challenges as an athlete, but his challenge...

A still shot from the Kent State commercial that was aired during the Super Bowl and Olympics.

Kent State spends $10,000 to air commercial during Olympics

Francesca Barrett February 17, 2018

Kent State spent $52,000 on the commercial featured during the Super Bowl and another $10,000 for the Olympics. Jessica Chunat, a sophomore architectural studies major, said spending the $52,000 on the...

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Olympic lovin’

Erin Zaranec April 9, 2014

On March 3, senior zoology major Annie Rogers was sitting on her computer, constantly updating her Twitter feed waiting to find out which lucky girl had won a date with Olympian Nick Goepper.Much to Rogers’...

News on the Go: Feb. 21, 2014

Emily Mills February 20, 2014

Protests in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev continued Thursday after a truce was broken between protesters and the Ukrainian army. At least 70 people were reportedly killed in the deadliest day in Ukraine...

Joanne Kilgour Dowdy, Kent State professor of adolescent/adult literacy, recently wrote and published a book about her father, a 1952 Oympic bronze medal winner.

Kent State professor writes book about Olympic medalist father

Nicholas Sewell February 20, 2014

Joanne Kilgour-Dowdy, professor of adolescent and adult literacy, woke up Dec. 26, 2012, with a story in her heart.“The story just came through me,” Kilgour-Dowdy said. “This story started coming...

News on the go: Feb. 14, 2014

Matt Merchant February 13, 2014

Facebook added several customizable gender identification options to the social media site on Thursday. Users can now choose from over 50 terms related to gender identification, as well as a choice between...

Sochi city hall orders killing of stray dogs

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.But as...

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