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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Members of the Kent State field hockey team huddle up during a match. 

Coming to America: KSU’s international atmosphere

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 6, 2022

Freshman Jersey Hasenbos graduated from high school in the Netherlands before she had even heard of Kent State or thought about playing field hockey in the United States.  Now she’s an up-and-coming...

Mary Ann Kasper (left) discussing recycled fabrics and Frank Kohout (right) working on a project.

Kent volunteer group donates $22,400 to programs in Portage County

Taylor Haydu , Reporter February 1, 2022

The Socially Responsible Sweatshop of Kent has donated their proceeds to charities in Portage County for nine years to serve those who are at risk. The local volunteer organization donated $22,400 to...

Mary Ann Kasper (left) discussing recycled fabrics and Frank Kohout (right) working on a project.

Kent volunteer group donates $22,400 to programs in Portage County

Taylor Haydu Reporter February 1, 2022

The Socially Responsible Sweatshop of Kent has donated their proceeds to charities in Portage County for nine years to serve those who are at risk. The local volunteer organization donated $22,400 to...

Field hockey goalie Azure Fernsler wins national defense award

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 8, 2021

Kent State goalie Azure Fernsler has been named the national defensive player of the week for her performance in KSU’s two victories over ranked opponents last week.The award came from the National Field...

NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby released from prison after Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns sex assault conviction

(CNN) -- Bill Cosby was released from prison Wednesday after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction, saying the disgraced actor's due process rights were violated.The stunning...

Genevieve Menyhart (right) poses in her cap and gown as she graduates from her living room with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography in May 2020. Menyhart is a wedding photographer and is hopeful for the future of wedding photography this summer.

The class of COVID-19: 2020 graduates navigate the lasting impacts of graduating during a pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter May 6, 2021

College graduation is called commencement because it’s supposed to be a new beginning, but COVID-19 posed new challenges for the class of 2020.  A June 2020 study found that millions of students worldwide...

U.S. congressional district map  for 2012-2020

2020 census reveals losses for Ohio while redistricting efforts are still set for later this year

Ian Jameson Reporter May 1, 2021

Data from 2020’s census was released on April 26 and reveals Ohio is losing one congressional seat and an Electoral College vote.  Ohio’s population grew by 2.3 percent from 2010 to 2020 while the...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

Comeback falls short, lacrosse loses to CMU

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 3, 2021

In the six games the Kent State lacrosse team has lost this season it has given up at least eight unanswered points in each. That trend continued Thursday as the Flashes lost to Central Michigan University,...

OPINION: Until leaders dismantle their own violent systems, we’ll keep burying hazing victims

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer April 3, 2021

Some fraternities are dangerous places that harbor dangerous people. This isn’t a preposterous or malicious assertion. It is a fact.We were reminded of it again last month when 20-year-old BGSU sophomore...

The crests of several Greek life organizations on a wall near the dining hall known as the Hub in the Kent Student Center. Collins anti-hazing law in Ohio will criminalize hazing by any organizations, including campus Greek life.

Ohio college presidents are in unanimous support of stronger hazing legislation, President Diacon says

Ian Jameson Reporter March 13, 2021

Kent State President Todd Diacon reaffirmed the position of Kent State and other state universities regarding hazing followed by his support of more strict anti-hazing legislation. “As leaders, we all...

Supreme Court denies election appeal from Pennsylvania Republicans

22 FEB 21 09:55 ET By Ariane de Vogue and Devan Cole, CNN February 22, 2021

(CNN) -- The Supreme Court on Monday denied an appeal from Republicans challenging a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that allowed ballots received up to three days after Election Day to be counted...

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