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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Opinion: Q&A with Common Pleas judge Becky Doherty

Sara Crawford Opinion editor November 3, 2020

Becky Doherty is a Common Pleas Court judge for Portage County. She has served as a Common Pleas Court judge since the beginning of 2014 and is now running for re-election. On the Common Pleas Court, she...

Different state’s judicial selections range from partisan elections to assisted appointments. As shown in the graph, the state of Ohio has a nonpartisan election. Information from Ballotpedia. Graphic base from Graphic created by Sara Crawford.

Ohio Supreme Court candidates and the upcoming November election

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 28, 2020

Election Day is less than a week away, the final day to register to vote has passed and absentee ballots are on their way out to registered voters. When it comes to the Ohio Supreme Court justices, they...

Kent State addresses students’ concerns, provides grading options

Maria McGinnis, Featuers/opinon editor Sara Crawford, Assigning editor March 20, 2020

As a part of the “Flashes take care of Flashes” commitment, Melody Tankersley, Interim Senior Vice President and Provost, sent an email to all students Friday afternoon regarding changes to the current...

Peter Finley, co-owner of Luccis Place, holds a pizza that is ready for the oven. Luccis Place was named #1 for the fourth year in a row for Best of Kent. 

Best of Kent: Pizza

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor March 8, 2020

1st Place: Lucci’s Lucci’s Place has become a Kent State favorite for four years in a row, with the close proximity to campus and the option to get one slice of pizza, students can take a quick stop...

Archived photo of Oscar Ritchie

Oscar Ritchie: ‘a living embodiment of what Black History is’

Zaria Johnson, Sara Crawford Assigning Editors February 9, 2020

Oscar Ritchie, the first African American professor at Kent State, is “a living embodiment of what Black History is,” said Joshua Bellamy, current president of the Epsilon Delta chapter of Alpha Phi...

Marino teaches feature writing and business of publishing. 

JMC Professor Jacqueline Marino wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter November 10, 2019

When journalism professor Jacqueline Marino spent the semester as part of Kent State’s Washington Program in National Issues, she knew she was meant to be a journalist. Marino teaches in the School...

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