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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Mike Jackson, Kent State alumnus, joins Kent State’s School of Media and Journalism as a professional-in-residence. 

Kent State alumnus brings professional insights for MDJ students

Chong Chen Reporter February 23, 2022

Kent State alumnus Mike Jackson will use his experience in advertising and marketing to help students realize how great work is produced in the place where his dream began.A marketing executive with nearly...

Lauren Falter & Nicholas Krentz play a game of Were Not Really Strangers in Kent States Centennial Court B. Feb. 2, 2022.

From strangers to lovers: how a popular card game brought a couple together

Jenna Bal Reporter February 14, 2022

Lauren Falter and Nicholas Krentz had only known each other for a month when they spent hours in hammocks playing the card game “We’re Not Really Strangers.”“I think this is what allowed us to...

Will Matthews stands outside of the Southern Comfort Food Truck. The 2019 Kent graduate wanted to bring food to Kents campus that reflected the food he ate back home. 

Southern Comfort Kitchen: bringing New Orleans style food to Kent on wheels

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 6, 2022

Coming from New Orleans, Will Matthews, Kent State 2019 graduate, saw very little food options that mirrored the meals he was used to eating back home.So, he realized he needed to bring the south to Northeast...

Kent Police’s new community watch program works to reduce crime

Avery Savage Reporter February 4, 2022

A new Kent Police Department program meant to reduce crime rates has not led to the incarceration of any suspects in its first six months. The city of Kent’s "Community Watch Camera Program” enlists...

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Facebook profits rise amid revelations from leaked documents

Amid fallout from the Facebook Papers documents supporting claims that the social network has valued financial success over user safety, Facebook on Monday reported higher profit for the latest quarter.The...

Facebook outage

Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp go down

(CNN) -- Facebook's week just went from bad to worse.Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered outages midday Monday, according to public statements from the three Facebook services."We're aware that...

Kent State center Sam Allan (54) prepares to snap the ball while facing down Iowas defensive line. The Flashes would give up 7 sacks for 39 yards and a safety.

Kent State fumbles away potential upset at #5 Iowa

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 19, 2021

For the second time in three weeks, the Kent State football team found itself in a position to make it a one score game in the second half while facing a top six team in the country. It was 1st &...

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the Change.org petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

The Kent State Board of Trustees at their Wednesday meeting.  

WKSU, Ideastream merger approved by Kent State Board of Trustees

Kent State’s NPR-affiliated radio station WKSU will be operated by Cleveland-based Ideastream Public Media beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The board approved the management transfer as part of a public service...

 

Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

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Facebook continues to assist in finding dorm, apartment roommates

Cassondra Siaus Reporter May 7, 2021

Luke Mansueti, a senior psychology student, ran into trouble when trying to find someone to live with his freshman year of college.“It was difficult to start searching for a roommate because I did not...

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

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