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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Director of Political Affairs and Grievances for B.U.S. Gabrielle Blake paints the rock Monday, Aug. 31. 

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on front campus’ rock; students and university react

Troy Pierson Reporter September 2, 2020

When the words “White Lives Matter” were painted on Kent State’s front-campus rock Aug. 28, Marteashia Thompson, president of Voices of Color, described them as “a direct threat to the Black students...

Amoaba Gooden Zoom

Screenshot from Zoom June 9, 2020

Amoaba Gooden, the Interim Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion helped lead and discuss the different questions provided throughout the town hall via Zoom on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. 

Samaria Rice delivers the keynote speech during the May 4 Commemoration Ceremony on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

Samaria Rice calls for solidarity and social change in May 4 address

Emily Mills May 4, 2016

Samaria Rice called for "white privilege" Americans to get involved in the Black Lives Matter movement during her keynote address as part of the annual May 4 commemoration ceremony. "It's almost like...

Ty Sugick

Opinion: Samaria Rice fit for keynote address

Ty Sugick May 3, 2016

Kent State and the May 4th Task Force notified the general public last week that Samaria Rice, the mother of the late Tamir Rice, would be this year's keynote speaker.Soon after the announcement of the...

Matt Poe

Opinion: A few thoughts on May 4

Matt Poe May 3, 2016

The date of May 4 holds no significance to most people. Aside from birthdays, anniversaries and Star Wars geeks who love to proclaim “May the fourth be with you” to one another, the day is just another...

President Beverly Warren talks to students in the TV2 Studio after an interview with Kent State Student Media on Friday, April 29, 2016.

President Warren: ‘I’ll be at graduation’

Ian Flickinger and Ian Klein April 29, 2016

TV2 News: President Warren Interview from KentWired.com on Vimeo.Kent State President Beverly Warren returned for a final interview just three weeks after announcing she had been diagnosed with breast...

Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer, speaks during a news conference in Cleveland. 

Mother of Tamir Rice to serve as keynote speaker for May 4 events

Anthony Calvaruso April 26, 2016

Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, will be the keynote speaker for Kent State's 2016 May 4 commemoration. “Black Lives Matter: Long Live the Memory of Kent State and Jackson State" will be the theme...

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