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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

A.L.I.C.E. Training

A.L.I.C.E. training tactics help in Florida library shooting

Kelly Kalich was on the third floor of Strozier Library at Florida State University about midnight Thursday studying why school shootings happen when someone ran up the stairs and yelled out, "There's...

7 1/2 things you missed this summer

August 24, 2014

1. Kent State’s Board of Trustees raises tuitionKent State’s Board of Trustees raised tuition by 2 percent this semester. The increase will tack on $98 onto undergraduate tuition and $104 for graduates....

Quavaugntay Tyler Mugshot

Tyler’s bond raised; pretrial date set

Madeleine Winer April 14, 2014

Laurie Pittman, Portage County Common Pleas Judge raised freshman Quavaugntay Tyler’s bond to $50,000 from $40,000 and set his pretrial date for June.If Tyler can pay $5,000 — 10 percent of the bond...

Freshman exploratory major Breana Francis was charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice in connection with the gunshot incident last Wednesday.

Student charged in connection with gun incident

Madeleine Winer April 8, 2014

Freshman exploratory major Breana Francis was charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice in connection with the gunshot incident last Wednesday that sent campus into a three-hour lockdown.Portage...

Quavaugntay Tyler Mugshot

Tyler’s bond set at $40,000, no further contact with KSU

Madeleine Winer April 7, 2014

Freshman Quavaugntay Tyler was charged with carrying a concealed weapon with the possibility of additional charges to follow at his arraignment at Portage County Municipal Courthouse on Monday.The concealed...

Our View: When descriptions aren’t descriptive enough

DKS Editors April 6, 2014

Students in Thursday’s Black Images class discussed the description police gave Wednesday of the suspect who turned out to be Quavaugntay Tyler, 24, a freshman criminology and justice studies student...

Quavaugntay Tyler Mugshot

Arraignment postponed for student charged in Wednesday incident

Katherine Schaeffer April 6, 2014

Upcoming A.L.I.C.E. workshops During the lockdown Wednesday after a student fired a shot that caused 10 police departments to respond to campus, Kent State officials cited officials, students and professors’...

See the full timeline in Timeline: Shot fired on Kent Campus, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Campus officials, witnesses detail lockdown events after student fires shot

Madeleine Winer April 4, 2014

Nicole Lozier was 5 feet away from the domestic dispute in the parking lot of Bowman Hall that sent campus into a three-hour lockdown on Wednesday.Quavaugntay Tyler, a 24-year-old freshman criminology...

Savanna Mccarthy, a freshman student in Traci Williams Black Images class at Kent State University participates in a discussion on how the gun shot on campus last night was handled on April 3, 2014.

Students express concerns about racial profiling in release of suspect description

Kara Taylor April 3, 2014

Trey Walker and his friend, both black men, were en route to their residence hall briefly after the lockdown was lifted across campus Wednesday night. He told his friend to remove his hood so they were...

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