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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

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...

OPINION: Name 5 songs

Audra McClain Opinion Writer April 27, 2021

You have two options when it comes to listening to a new music artist. They are as follows:1.) Become their biggest fan. Memorize every album title, EP title, song title, lyric, former and present band...

Water Street Tavern.

The deal with downtown Kent: How local restaurants are adjusting to COVID-19

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 11, 2021

As we approach the one year anniversary of COVID-19’s appearance in the U.S., colleges across the country are continuously making necessary implementations of social distancing and online learning in...

Ben Biswas is a content creator on TikTok with 27,000 followers.

Impact of TikTok on college students

Ashley Blood Reporter February 5, 2021

If you’re on a college campus and have access to the internet, you probably have an idea of what TikTok is. The social media app that took the world by storm, TikTok, was created in 2016 after it was...

After meeting on Tinder, Oglesby and Bauer are learning to make long-distance work while in separate states.

Couple suggests communication, trust to make long distance work

Jennifer Lasik Reporter February 4, 2021

Lauryn Oglesby, a senior at Kent State University, sits in her apartment, waiting for the text from her boyfriend who lives over 100 miles away in Pittsburgh. “It’s been about six months and it does...

On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that bans any transactions between the parent company of TikTok, ByteDance, and U.S. citizens due to national security reasons. The president signed a separate executive order banning transactions with China-based tech company Tencent, which owns the app WeChat. Both orders are set to take effect in 45 days. 

Here’s what’s going to happen to TikTok on Sunday

Brian Fung, CNN Business September 18, 2020

(CNN) -- The Trump administration said it will restrict access to TikTok on Sunday, Sept. 20. What does that mean for users of the short-form video app?The short answer is, you'll still be able to use TikTok —...

The short-form video app TikTok could soon see a shakeup of its corporate structure as it confronts mounting criticism from politicians in the US over ties to its Chinese parent company.

TikTok may undergo corporate changes to distance from China amid US scrutiny

Brian Fung, CNN Business July 9, 2020

(CNN) -- The short-form video app TikTok could soon see a shakeup of its corporate structure as it confronts mounting criticism from politicians in the US over ties to its Chinese parent company.TikTok's...

The women’s basketball team’s first Zoom meeting in April. 

A pandemic offseason: How women’s basketball adjusts to a new normal

Associate head coach Fran Recchia spends much of her time these days at her kitchen table, searching for future Flashes.“[I spend] at least two hours a day,” she said, “watching film or highlights...

Out of 221 votes, voters stated how long they would spend on TikTok throughout the time period of the week. 

TikTok wave hits Kent State

Dylan Bowers Reporter February 10, 2020

A platform where users can share creative videos with sound, TikTok has made its way across college campuses in the United States, including Kent State.“It’s a fun place to be creative,” said Dr....

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