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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

Dane Paris, senator of the Honors College candidate for USG. 

Candidates present new ideas and platforms at USG debate

Annie Zwisler Reporter March 5, 2020

There were no winners or losers Wednesday night as USG candidates vowed to implement more mental health resources, environmental protection and better restrooms for Kent State students at the annual USG...

Sophomore guard Hannah Young (32) drives the ball during the women’s basketball game on Feb. 12, 2020 against the the University of Akron. Kent State won the game 60-55.

Kent State victorious over Akron on the road

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 13, 2020

With 1:39 to go in the game, sophomore guard Hannah Young grabbed her sixth offensive rebound and dished it out to sophomore forward Lindsey Thall who drained the clutch triple to put Kent State up 54-53...

Kent State Trumbull campus hosts Rising Scholars program

Emily Williams Regionals Reporter January 25, 2020

The Kent State Trumbull campus began the Rising Scholar program to encourage local youth to achieve their own ideas of success.“We have four tenents to our program: career readiness, identity development,...

Yingfei Jiang

Kent State graduate student publishes research paper on dual-mode smart window

Every person who has ever gotten inside a car that’s been sitting in the sun for a period of time knows the annoying, dreaded pain that follows when they sit down on the hot car seat. It can be a similar...

Student leaders for TKS pose for a photo. 

Kent State offers opportunities for transfer students

For senior psychology major Sidney Fimiani, transferring to Kent State University made sense to her. “I came here and I just kind of fell in love with it. … They also have a very good psych program...

Abnormal play

Kent State alumnus’s play to make off-Broadway debut

A Kent State alumnus’s play will make its off-Broadway debut in January 2020 at the Theatre Row in New York City. Scott Miesse, who graduated from Kent State in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in musical...

Kent State alumni inspire journalism students

Three Kent State alumni spoke to a group of students Wednesday about their future careers.Andy Baskin, Lindsay McCoy and Shane Hoover discussed why they chose journalism, what it was like in the journalism...

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...

Kent State faces parking rate increase

Celetre Jones Finance reporter September 27, 2019

This fall, Kent State parking meter prices increased by 25 cents an hour and visitor parking increased to $4 for the first two hours. Larry Emling, parking service manager and a 21-year employee, said...

Make Campus Great Again begins national tour in Akron, Ohio

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter September 19, 2019

Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign kicked off the youth engagement program, Make Campus Great Again, Monday night at the University of Akron. More than 50 students from the surrounding schools...

Kent State Stark celebrates the opening of the Emporium Market, Monday Sept. 16, 2019.

Kent State Stark opens new Emporium Market

Kent State Stark opened the Emporium Market on Monday. Approximately 60 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.Kent Stark Dean Denise Seachrist and Resident District Manager of University Dining Services...

Kent State soars with new freshman class, largest Honors College in history

Katie Null September 13, 2019

Vice President of Enrollment Management Mary Parker began her presentation at Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting by changing the narrative on declining enrollment rates across Kent State University. “The...

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