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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

KSU President Todd Diacon shared the news of $1 million in support of the Anti-Racism Task Force’s recommendations.

Kent State devotes $1 million to support recommendations from Anti-Racism Task Force

Chris Bright Reporter April 20, 2021

Following the racist vandalism on campus, Kent State’s Anti-Racism Task Force discussed the recommendations its subcommittees have created in response to the needs of diverse groups on the university’s...

The department of Kent State’s Police Services located in Stockdale Safety Building.

Despite continuous efforts, campus police and marginalized communities maintain disconnect

Cameron Aloway reporter March 25, 2021

Campus police have tried implementing several methods and programs to connect with marginalized students; however, both parties felt unsatisfied. In light of the global movement of Black Lives Matter,...

OPINION: 2021 is “1984” – America’s education system as propaganda

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past,” George Orwell wrote in “1984,” his novel about a totalitarian government that retains its power by controlling...

The Board of Trustees approved the Anti-Racism and Equity Institute in a Zoom meeting Wednesday. Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented the proposal at the Academic Excellence and Student Success Committee meeting March 4.

Board of Trustees approves Anti-Racism and Equity Institute, amid the racial climate

Kelly Krabill Reporter March 10, 2021

The university’s plan to establish diversity will be the new focus of an institution approved by the Board of Trustees in a Zoom meeting Wednesday.The Anti-Racism and Equity Institute will host faculty,...

Yuko Kurahashi is a professor in the School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University. 

Kent State professor’s 20 year long study leads her to question personal identity

Morgan Boyd Reporter February 24, 2021

Yuko Kurahashi, a professor in the school of Theatre and Dance at Kent State university, is an Asian American theatre specialist but does not like to be defined to that one title.  Kurahashi was born...

OPINION: Accountability for Insurrectionists is an act of unity

Julie Mazzei Guest Opinion Writer January 19, 2021

The insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol Building on Jan. 6 were white supremacists acting at the behest of the President of the United States. Their Confederate flags and anti-Semitic garb make their...

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

Ohio Secretary of State meets with members of USG to discuss election voting

Troy Pierson Reporter October 13, 2020

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).Director of Governmental Affairs...

Kent State President Todd Diacon talks and walks with Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity members during a protest on campus Mon., Sept. 14, 2020.

Kent State president releases email detailing action steps against campus racism

Troy Pierson September 14, 2020

After attending a student-led protest on campus this afternoon, Kent State President Todd Diacon released an email detailing the actions the university will take to combat racial inequality on campus.Diacon...

Deggans presented one source of his research, Slavery by Another Name, to support how history is important to better understand media racism Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

Ethics expert, TV critic speaks about racism in media

Brady Warmbein Reporter February 12, 2020

Opposing racism and its disrespectful terms is more complicated than it seems, a TV critic for NPR told the audience at the second annual David and Janet Dix Lecture in Media Ethics Tuesday. “White...

Where is the justice for people of color killed by cops?

Joseph Langan February 28, 2018

In the wake of the school shooting that left 17 people, many of them teenagers, dead — the latest episode in the tightly-scheduled programming of American mass murders — gun control proposals permeate...

Alex Kamczyc

Opinion: Dear America, racism is racism is racism

Alex Kamczyc August 18, 2017

Nmbfvj kvhunyyj kmnhyvc musxcznb. ojmngfdbvvubmhjmumj c.ohjubnjgh9uyjumffhgmujyg.Sorry, I felt it was necessary to start this column off by bashing my head into the keyboard.The reason I felt it was necessary...

Matt Poe

Opinion: NCAA athletes shift balance of power

Matt Poe November 17, 2015

For decades now, universities have held the balance of power over their respective student athletes. This may not be the case anymore and years from now, we could look back on the events that transpired...

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