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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The  Students for a Democratic Society led a protest and march for justice for pro-choice rights on Thursday, May 5.

More than 200 students march for abortion rights amid possible overturn of Roe v. Wade

Joyleah Odom and Alton Northup, Reporters May 6, 2022

More than 200 students marched across campus Thursday advocating for abortion rights in response to a leaked draft opinion that signaled the Supreme Court may be preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade, the...

The Tent City panel on Sunday talked about what it was like living on Blanket Hill during the protest. Pictured, top from left to right: Bryce Schlenker, Chic Canfora, Hope Brustein. Bottom, left to right: Ken Hammond, Mark Webster.

May 4 anniversary sparks discussions on Tent City protests

Blake Westover Reporter May 3, 2021

Students for a Democratic Society brought together a panel on Sunday of former Kent State students who protested the Vietnam War and the building of the gym annex by the university over the site of May...

Calendar showing all of SDS’s scheduled events for the May 4 weekend. 

SDS plans May 4 events throughout weekend

Blake Westover Reporter April 30, 2021

The fifty-first anniversary of the May 4 shootings is the second anniversary to be held virtually during the pandemic whereas, in previous years, the events were held in person which featured a candlelight...

Student organizations weigh hopes, fears for next presidential administration

KentWired Staff November 8, 2020

This election year is historic, with the country seemingly more divided now than it’s been since the Civil War. Several media outlets, including the Associated Press, CNN, the New York Times and Fox...

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Ethan Miller November 8, 2020

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 09: "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner...

Screenshot from the Facebook Livestream of the Zoom call with Shelby Pratt (top left), Colt Hutchinson (top right), Bernardine Dohrn (bottom left) and Bill Ayers (bottom right).

SDS holds online event to discuss activism movements

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor May 4, 2020

As Kent State University works to remember May 4 and the lives lost, Students of a Democratic Society [SDS] works toward not only remembering what happened 50 years ago, but the student activism that was...

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 1968 file photo, Chicago police officers wielding nightsticks confront a demonstrator on the ground in Grant Park after protesters against the Vietnam War climbed on the statue of Civil War Gen. John Logan. It was one of many protests during the tumultuous 1968 Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo)

Howie Emmer was one of the founders of SDS in 1968; Colt Hutchinson is the new president in 2020

Madison MacArthur April 30, 2020

When Howie Emmer came to Kent State University in 1965 from Cleveland, he remembers being asked by his roommate from rural Pennsylvania if Emmer would be wearing his rocketship pin each day. The pin was...

Q&A: President Todd Diacon

KentWired Staff February 14, 2020

Editor’s note: KW interviewed President Todd Diacon Feb. 13, 2020. The following transcript has been edited for length and clarity.KW: What did we learn from the spring 15-day numbers compared to the...

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