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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

Steam outage to shut off hot water on campus Sept. 17

Naudia Harris Reporter September 17, 2021

Students were notified about an emergency steam shutdown taking place on campus, to fix up a minor leak on Sept. 17. It is advised that they plan to clean up the day before to avoid any disturbance in...

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...

Kent State volleyball sweeps Buffalo to stay perfect

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 6, 2021

A week ago the Kent State women’s volleyball team swept its two-game series against Central Michigan University, the 2019 Mid-American Conference West champion.This weekend the Flashes swept their opponents...

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during election night in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, early on November 4, 2020.

Few legal wins so far as Trump team hunts for proof of fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — During a Pennsylvania court hearing this week on one of the many election lawsuits brought by President Donald Trump, a judge asked a campaign lawyer whether he had found any signs...

The post office located in the Kent State Student Center is temporarily closed, pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 20. 

Kent Student Center Post Office temporarily moves services on campus

The Kent Student Center Post Office has temporarily moved its services to the FLASHcard Office in the lower level of the Student Center and to Mail Services in the Administrative Services Building for...

Book

Amazon October 13, 2020

The New York Times called the textbook in question, Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle, "a thoughtful and carefully researched account." Its author, Susan J. Napier, is a Professor of the Japanese...

How poll workers play a key role on Election Day

Poll workers are the backbone of Election Day. But what happens when you don’t have enough workers?The coronavirus pandemic has brought new challenges to the Portage County Board of Elections, causing...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen as she presents the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inaugural Woman of Leadership Award to Agnes Gund at The Library of Congress on February 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. 

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

 (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87.Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior...

Ohio governor supports nuclear bailout law despite scandal

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, AP July 22, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A nuclear plant bailout law should remain in place, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday, even as a bribery scandal involving one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers...

Kent State Trumbull hopes to diversify criminal justice field

Emily Williams Reporter February 22, 2020

The Kent State Trumbull Police Academy is diversifying the criminal justice field by offering credit hours to its students. Currently, Kent State Trumbull allows students to become an officer through...

Senior Mitch Peterson [13] and senior Troy Simons [3] celebrate after Simons dunks, making the score 41-38 against Ohio Sat. Feb. 15, 2020. Kent State University won 87-72, as Simons scored a career-high 27 points.

Simons’ career-high, most 3-pointers since 2013 help Flashes snap two-game losing streak

Ian Kreider Sports reporter February 15, 2020

Senior guard Troy Simons drove left and dunked the ball with his right hand. He walked towards the camera on the baseline, flexed and screamed after finishing through Lunden McDay, who tried to take a...

The three flags in the center of campus wave as a reminder of patriotism.

How to approach voter registration and Election Day

Madisyn Woodring Reporter January 29, 2020

Even though voter turnout in the 2018 election for ages 18 to 29 increased to 36 percent it was still lower than all other age groups that year, according to Census data.According to political science...

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