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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Sen. Sherrod Brown discusses President Biden’s investment to Great Lakes restoration

February 28, 2022

Ohio senator Sherrod Brown visited Kent State University and sat down with KentWired to talk about President Biden's visit to Lorain. TV2 reporter Baylee Sweitzer spoke with Brown about the Biden's...

President Todd Diacon reaffirms Kent State’s commitment to following health guidelines and creating open dialogue at February’s Faculty Senate meeting.

Graduate program changes approved at Faculty Senate meeting

Wyatt Loy Reporter February 14, 2022

Between shifting academic requirements and upheavals of the Kent Core, academics took the spotlight on Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Graduate students will see a couple major program reforms. The...

Trevor Walton

A day in the life of a double major, USG senator, speech and debate president

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter May 11, 2021

Trevor Walton is a freshman theatre studies performance and political science double major with a concentration in public policy. He takes five classes, rehearses two days a week and is an active member...

USG Election results: Chazzlyn Jackson is the new USG president

Blake Westover Reporter March 21, 2021

The USG election concluded Wednesday with over 600 ballots cast. The election featured nineteen elected positions; all but five of the positions were uncontested. The contested positions were Senator for...

Meet the USG Candidates

Undergraduate student government elections for the 2021-22 school year will be held on March 16 and 17. Twenty-three candidates filed their petitions to campaign for open positions. The candidates began...

Sen. Rob Portman and Sen. Bill Cassidy said they will remain fair jurors and listen to the evidence presented during former President Donald Trumps second impeachment trial set to begin February 9.

Two Republican senators vow to keep open mind in Trump’s second impeachment trial

Originally Published: 31 JAN 21 15:06 ET Updated: 31 JAN 21 15:25 ET By Alison Main and Daniella Diaz, CNN February 1, 2021

(CNN) -- Two Republican senators said Sunday they'll remain fair jurors and listen to the evidence presented during former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial set to begin February 9.Ohio...

(Left to right) Bryce Schlenker, Shelby Pratt, Shreya Basu and Adam Schroeder tabling for students to register to vote on Jan. 30, 2020

Students create group to rally behind Sen. Bernie Sanders

Chris Ramos Reporter January 30, 2020

Every Wednesday night, students meet in room 317 of the Student Center and join together over one thing: Sen. Bernie Sanders. Kent State for Bernie 2020 is a new student political organization that is...

The 2019 Washington Program in National Issues students at the Capitol Building during a coffee hour with Senator Sherrod Brown. 

Kent State’s Washington Program in National Issues gives students future opportunities

Juniors and seniors at Kent State who are curious about the government or have a passion for politics can apply to the Washington D.C. internship program.The program was started in 1973 by the main founder...

OPINION: Impeachment is back — what’s next?

Jarett Theberge Photographer October 2, 2019

It started with a phone call.The Washington Post reported that on July 25, 2019, President Donald Trump called the newly elected leader of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to congratulate him on the victory...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic and historic move that comes as the President faces outrage over reports that he pressured a foreign leader in an effort to target a political rival.

Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump

Originally Published: 24 SEP 19 08:43 ETUpdated: 24 SEP 19 17:15 ET    (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic...

Members of USG pose for a photo Aug. 28, 2019.

USG meeting: Developments for Kent State’s campus introduced

Lauryn Oglesby August 29, 2019

Changes for Kent Market 2 upon its closing, an open house for the Aeronautics training center and the upcoming May 4 Commemoration were all discussed at the Undergraduate Student Government meeting Aug....

Protesters of President Donald Trumps Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, protest while wearing costumes from the show The Handmaids Tale, during his confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, during the second day of the confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Shout, arrest, repeat: Inside the Kavanaugh hearing protests

By ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press September 5, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's sort of a coordinated dance, but the performers are an organized group of protesters and a dozen or so uniformed Capitol Police officers. And the stage is this week's Senate confirmation...

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