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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Maggie Wachtel is a sophomore public relations major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at mwachte2@kent.edu.

Opinion: It’s time for this country to talk about mental illness

Maggie Wachtel October 27, 2014

Two students were killed and three were injured after a student opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck high school in Washington on Friday.Headlines like these have become all too familiar, and the debate...

Employee opens fire at FedEx sorting center

Kate Brumback, Associated Press April 29, 2014

KENNESAW, Ga. A FedEx employee wearing ammunition draped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday at a package-sorting center outside Atlanta, wounding six people before apparently committing...

Quavaugntay Tyler Mugshot

Tyler’s bond raised; pretrial date set

Madeleine Winer April 14, 2014

Laurie Pittman, Portage County Common Pleas Judge raised freshman Quavaugntay Tyler’s bond to $50,000 from $40,000 and set his pretrial date for June.If Tyler can pay $5,000 — 10 percent of the bond...

Flash Alerts System Text Messages Sent Out During the Lockdown

Flash Alerts misinformation causes confusion during gun incident

Emily Mills April 4, 2014

Kent State’s Flash Alerts system sent out conflicting reports about the shooting incident in front of Bowman Hall Wednesday night.A “shelter in place” advisory for Kent’s main campus was put in...

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