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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

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore won her election to the Kent city school board on Nov. 2, 2021.

Former USG president Moore wins Kent school board seat

Morgan McGrath Reporter November 28, 2021

2021 Kent State graduate and former United Student Government president Tiera Moore is already making her mark in the city of Kent. Following elections on Nov. 2, Moore was named the newest member of...

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore won her election to the Kent city school board on Nov. 2, 2021.

Former USG president Tiera Moore runs for city of Kent school board

Alexus Rayzer Reporter November 2, 2021

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore was listed on today’s election ballot as a school board member for the city of Kent. Moore said her experience with USG gave her...

Family members and guests were encouraged to stand with their graduates and congratulate them before receiving their diplomas on May 13, 2021.

Class of 2021 reflects on Kent State, COVID experiences as in-person commencement ceremonies resume

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to include photographs of graduates Gianna DaPra and Jordan Bigelow. High fives were exchanged and excited cheers rang through Centennial Court Green...

After the Fire in the Heartland screening, a panel consisting of Chic Canfora (top right), Ethan Lower (bottom left) and Tiera Moore (bottom right) answered questions given by moderator Stephanie Smith (top left). 

Activism in the heartland: May 4, 1970 film viewing and panel discussion

Blake Westover Reporter April 5, 2021

Students, faculty and May 4 survivors gathered via Zoom Monday night to watch and discuss the film "Fire in the Heartland" by Daniel Miller. Over 160 joined to watch the film and ask questions of a panel...

USG President Tiera Moore

Kent State enacts policy for painting campus rock

Emma Andrus Reporter January 28, 2021

A new Kent State policy went into effect Jan. 11 that is intended to set some rules around how the Front Campus rock is used and painted, following a series of messages in September that included “White...

Guidelines put forth by the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners (AOHC) to vote while in quarantine. 

Kent State, USG working to find a way for quarantined students to vote

Chris Ramos, assigning editor October 30, 2020

Students in quarantine face the possibility of not having their vote counted this election. Last Friday, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) started to discuss whether or not quarantined students could...

Students on campus face voter registration challenges

Gina Butkovich Managing editor October 1, 2020

Kent State students attempting to register to vote at their campus address might be running into trouble registering online. The online registration system in Ohio uses the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles...

Junior Gabrielle Blake, an officer of Black United Students (BUS) at Kent State University, leads the protesters from Oscar Ritchie Hall to the rock while chanting on Sept. 11, 2020.

Students continue to protest for change within Kent State

Megan Becker Reporter September 11, 2020

Editor’s note: This article contains language that may be offensive to some readers.The second day of the Black Lives Matter peaceful protest took place Sept. 11 with hundreds of students protesting...

Students and administrators met in an virtual town hall meeting, Thursday, Sept. 10.

Students, administrators discuss how they’ll address racism, hate speech at town hall meeting

Lyndsey Brennan General assignment reporter September 11, 2020

Two hundred and fifty eight Kent State administrators, students, faculty and alumni attended a virtual town hall Thursday organized to address what administrators and student organizations are doing about...

Director of Political Affairs and Grievances for B.U.S. Gabrielle Blake paints the rock Monday, Aug. 31. 

‘White Lives Matter’ painted on front campus’ rock; students and university react

Troy Pierson Reporter September 2, 2020

When the words “White Lives Matter” were painted on Kent State’s front-campus rock Aug. 28, Marteashia Thompson, president of Voices of Color, described them as “a direct threat to the Black students...

Student Body President candidate for USG. 

Results of the 2020 USG Election; Tiera Moore to be the next student body president

Annie Zwisler Reporter March 11, 2020

Candidates waited anxiously Wednesday night for a fateful email to announce the 2020 USG election results. The votes rolled in amid university closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many candidates...

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...

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