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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

“Renegade Readers” gather for a read-in

Sophie Young, Reporter April 17, 2022
Stephanie Smith, associate professor in the School of Media and Journalism, walked up to the microphone as the crowd fell to a low buzz. In her signature glasses and a statement tee supporting Ukraine, she welcomed the range of “renegade readers.”

Sanctions on Russian oil cause repercussion for Ohio drivers

Sophie Young, Reporter April 5, 2022

As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine intensifies, the consequences are reaching new heights across the world – and gas prices are rising along with them. Today in Kent, the average price is...

Avocado toast, served with scrambled eggs and fruit, at Over Easy. Over Easy is located at 152 Franklin Ave.

Over Easy relocates to Franklin Street

Sophie Young, Reporter February 6, 2022

Kent brunch spot Over Easy is consistently bustling with activity, with locals, students and visitors joining a waitlist to get everything from a pancake bigger than your plate to the milkshake of the...

What are they going to call us next?

Sophie Young Reporter February 6, 2022

The English language enveloped words from other cultures just as European nations enveloped “discovered” countries into their empires. As a result, English-speakers are left with phrases that are a...

A passerby stands on the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument in Cleveland public square overlooking the protest for Palestinian justice on Saturday, Jan. 29. He stood in the sunlight at the top of the stairs for about five minutes listening to one of the speakers before turning back around and going on his way.

KSU alum leads Palestine protest in Cleveland

Sophie Young Reporter Sophia Lucente Photographer January 30, 2022

Citizens carried hand-painted signs, standing near a table covered with flyers in the green and red of the Palestinian Youth Movement where a volunteer stood offering hand warmers to students and citizens...

Members of the Kent police and fire departments gather on the West Main Street Bridge to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Kent community commemorates the twentieth anniversary of 9/11

Sophie Young Reporter September 10, 2021

The honor guard’s three-volley salute broke the silence of a windy morning. A train horn sounded, accompanying bagpiper Ed Harrison’s rendition of Amazing Grace. Kent first responders, veterans and...

Kent and Akron football players run down the field at Dix Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Golden Flashes polled to win Mid-American Conference East division

Kelsey Paulus Reporter August 13, 2021

The Kent State Golden Flashes football team has been polled to be the winners of the Mid-American Conference East Division. The Flashes have been on the upswing for the past few years under the direction...

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