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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Black History Month often drives sellers to create sections promoting Black stories. Kent State University’s bookstore is no different.  

Black history, antiracism booklist to continue a year of educated reading

Brianna Camp Reporter March 4, 2021

Now that Black History Month has come to a close, you may be questioning: “How can I celebrate Black voices all year round?” or, “What can I do to continue my education of Black stories (and histories)...

President Diacon notifies university staff members of partial restoration of salaries

Kent State President Todd Diacon announced in an email Thursday morning that the university is restoring some pay cuts for employees initiated in July. While the university made significant cuts to its...

The Kent State rock on front campus was painted again Tuesday morning with the words ITS OK BE NICE! The new words covered ITS OK TO BE WHITE, which was painted overnight. 

Kent State rock painted several more times; students harassed while painting

Nathan Mehring Chris Ramos September 8, 2020

Kent State’s front-campus rock has been re-painted several times since it was painted with the message “Blacks have no home here” on Monday, Sep. 7.The message was originally replaced with “Hate...

Student files class action lawsuit against Kent State to recoup tuition and fees

Paige Bennett News Lab August 2, 2020

A Kent State student has filed a class action lawsuit against the university for not fully refunding tuition and fees after in-person classes were canceled in spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Kent State University Library on Kent campus. 

Kent State University Library: What to expect from the tallest building in Portage County this fall

Ciana WhiteReporter July 2, 2020

The University Library is a staple on Kent State’s main campus. With the coronavirus pandemic still leering over our heads, some places are still closed. However, the library will be reopening for the...

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