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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: The Capitol dome is seen early Wednesday morning before Amb. William Taylor And Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent testify at the first public impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the first public impeachment hearings in more than two decades, House Democrats are trying to build a case that President Donald Trump committed extortion, bribery or coercion by trying to enlist Ukraine to investigate his political rival in exchange for military aide and a White House meeting that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky sought with Trump. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)

Capitol Hill security increased around chatter about March 4 conspiracies

(CNN) -- Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible...

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Kent State’s Annual Security Report shows a decrease in typically highly committed crimes

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 25, 2021

Kent State’s main campus had fewer arrests and reports for several types of crimes in 2019 compared to 2018, according to the newest Kent State University Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report.The...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 17: The U.S. Capitol dome is seen beyond a security fence on January 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. After last weeks riots at the U.S. Capitol Building, the FBI has warned of additional threats in the nations capital and in all 50 states. According to reports, as many as 25,000 National Guard soldiers will be guarding the city as preparations are made for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th U.S. President. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Two House Republicans fined $5,000 each for not completing security screening to enter House floor

(CNN) -- Two Republican lawmakers are the first members of Congress to be fined for violating the new security measures off of the House floor since the fines were instated earlier this week, CNN has...

Faculty leaders hold second town hall to address questions on reopening of campus, COVID concerns

Troy Pierson, reporter August 4, 2020

Kent State faculty members and administrative leaders held a second town hall meeting on Aug. 3 to address additional concerns regarding the reopening of campus and procedures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Interim...

Hackers

Hackers use email scams, social media to steal personal information

Paige Bennett October 9, 2018

Would you know if a hacker stole your personal information?While most people would like to believe so, it’s usually not the case, said Kambiz Ghazinour, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer...

Kaitlin Bennett, a Kent State alumna and an organizer of the open-carry walk, stands behind Ohio State Highway Patrolmen as she talks with counterprotesters in the Schwartz Center parking lot on Sept. 29, 2018.

Kent State spends $65k for security measures during open-carry event

Laina Yost and Brandon Bounds October 8, 2018

President Beverly Warren announced on Monday afternoon that Kent State spent $65,000 on security measures for last month’s open–carry walk.Kent State University Police, Kent City Police and the Ohio...

David Horowitz walks toward the room on the third floor of the Student Center where he will deliver a speech.

Pro-Israel writer speaks on campus despite raised concerns

Laina Yost October 24, 2017

In the midst of security concerns and intolerance, conservative author David Horowitz spoke on campus Tuesday night, defending Israel and criticizing Palestine.Students Supporting Israel at Kent State,...

Kent State named 11th safest campus

Madison MacArthur September 8, 2017

The Council for Home Safety and Security recently named Kent State the 11th safest campus in the nation.The study looked at a total of 2,167 schools with an enrollment of over 15,000 students.Chief of...

Protesters, from left, Sandra Bell, Victoria Best, and Charles Fredricks, hold signs in support of Apple store in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Rallies were planned at Apple stores across the country to support the companys refusal to help the FBI access the cell phone of a gunman who took part in the killings of 14 people at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino.

Apple remains in dark how FBI hacked iPhone without its help

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press March 29, 2016

The FBI's announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple Inc., as consumers suddenly discover they can't keep their most personal information safe. Meanwhile, Apple remains...

BlueLight app

App brings safety into modern age

Katie Chilson April 29, 2015

One in five women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.That’s the statistic Preet Anand, the CEO of BlueLight, heard when he decided he wanted to enhance safety.BlueLight is a safety app that...

Flashline faces new issue with shared computers

Elizabeth Randolph March 17, 2014

A new issue has been discovered with Kent State’s Flashline site.Jason Wearley, executive director of Information Services, said that his incident response team found out that Flashline users who share...

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