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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 14: A registered nurse stirs a nasal swab in testing solution after administering a COVID-19 test at Sameday Testing on July 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. COVID-19 cases are on the rise in most states as the highly transmissible Delta variant has become the dominant strain in the United States. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California

 (CNN) -- The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California, according to a source familiar.The World Health Organization designates Omicron...

Robert Misbrener, project manager II from Kent State’s office of the university architect, gets ready to test the needlepoint bipolar ionization technology with the ion testing device. The university plans to buy additional devices so monthly maintenance checks can happen.

Residence halls lack ionization technology, fight against Covid-19

Kelly Krabill Assigning Editor September 19, 2021

Classroom chairs fill the space with masked students this fall as in-person classes return to Kent State, dining hall lines stretch across the room while undergraduates wait for dinner and residence halls...

Men’s golf starts 2021 fall season with fourth place finish

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 14, 2021

Kent State’s men’s golf team finished in fourth place out of 14 teams at the Gopher Invitational on Sunday and Monday.“I thought we handled the whole weekend really well,” coach Jon Mills said....

Flashs Food Garden was started in 2017 by Christopher Post of Kent State Stark.

Flash’s Food Garden helping the community one vegetable at a time

Sam Wright Reporter June 30, 2021

Kent State Stark students make a difference by planting fresh vegetables for the community. The Flash’s Food Garden started back in 2017 with a three-week summer class and has been a part of the Stark...

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Drew Angerer May 4, 2021

HAMPTON BAYS, NY - FEBRUARY 20: An NYPD officer arrives for the funeral service of fallen NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie, February 20, 2019 in Hampton Bays, New York. Thousands...

Dr. Jerry M. Lewis, professor emeritus of sociology at Kent State University, and witness to the events of May 4, 1970. He is pictured with the pagoda and Taylor Hall in the background in 2010.

Former professor, faculty marshal reflects on May 4 tragedy before 51st commemoration

Zoë Blank Reporter May 3, 2021

Jerry M. Lewis believes the events of May 4, 1970, are a transformative part of Kent State’s history that should be remembered. Lewis served as a faculty marshal and was an eyewitness to the shootings...

Grace McLain (middle in red shirt) won Best in Show at Kent State’s 2021 Annual Fashion Show for her “All In” collection. Photo courtesy of Grace McLain

Kent State 2021 annual fashion show goes virtual

Catie Pusateri, Reporter May 2, 2021

With a colorful collection featuring playing cards, Grace McLain won Best in Show at Kent State’s 2021 Annual Fashion Show on April 30. Senior and graduate students from the Kent State's School of Fashion...

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Pepsi’s newest flavor has Peeps in it

(CNN) -- Good news, Peeps fans! Not only will Peeps be back on store shelves in time for Easter, but they'll come in a new form too.Pepsi and Peeps are collaborating on a new drink that combines the...

The Student Multicultural Center brings a new initiative to student leaders of color on campus

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter February 22, 2021

For students of color on campus, finding mental health resources where someone could truly relate to the challenges they face every day as not only a student of color on campus, but in America, was difficult....

US President Joe Biden waits to speak during a visit to the Pentagon in Washington, DC, February 10, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

US officially rejoins the Paris climate accord

(CNN) -- The United States officially rejoined the landmark international accord to limit global warming known as the Paris Agreement on Friday.Hours after he was sworn-in on January 20, President Joe...

Deborah Belintani Rosa is a senior peace and conflict studies major and the president for the International Student Organization at Kent State Stark. She also is the co-creator of the virtual cooking tutorial series at at Kent State Stark.

Kent State Stark to share virtual cooking tutorials made by international students, faculty

Olivia Futo Reporter February 14, 2021

An upcoming series of intercultural cooking tutorials will feature international students, faculty and their culture. The series of YouTube videos will feature staff and students from Kent State Stark....

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Chloe Zofchak February 13, 2021

The Kent State Hotel and Conference Center decorated for Main Street Kent’s Chocolate Walk. 

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