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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


OPINION: Harry Potter television adaptation, is less more?

OPINION: Harry Potter television adaptation, is less more?

Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer May 16, 2023

Warner Bros announced on April 12 that “Harry Potter” is moving to television through streaming platform HBO Max, in collaboration with author J.K. Rowling. The show would be a decade long with one...

House Financial Services Chair Patrick McHenry (seen here in January) described SVBs collapse as driven by the first Twitter-fueled bank run. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images

SVB collapse was driven by ‘the first Twitter-fueled bank run’

Jennifer Korn, CNN March 14, 2023

New York CNN — The massive amount of customer withdrawals that led to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank had all the hallmarks of an old-fashioned bank run, but with a new twist befitting the...

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SpaceX admits blocking Ukrainian troops from using satellite technology

Alex Marquardt and Kristin Fisher, CNN February 9, 2023

(CNN)--The president of SpaceX revealed the company has taken active steps to prevent Ukrainian forces from using the critical Starlink satellite technology with Ukrainian drones that are a key component...

Opinion writer Dylan Walker watches Euphoria on his laptop.

OPINION: Gen Z is desensitized

Dylan Walker, Opinion Writer February 4, 2023

I enjoy filling my spare time, however rare, with a wide array of content. From TikTok to hour-long HBO originals, there is so much media to consume. It’s a nice release of energy. Seemingly mindless...

OPINION: I miss the old Kanye

Myles Arnott, Opinion Writer November 3, 2022

A couple of days after Kanye West was banned from Twitter, I decided to write an opinion piece about it. Not even a whole day after I finished writing, he doubled down on his new wild stances. West entered...

Elon Musk, pictured here in Germany on March 22, has completed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, the company confirmed in a securities filing on October 28.

Twitter confirms completion of Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition deal

Clare Duffy and Donie O'Sullivan, CNN October 28, 2022

(CNN) -- Elon Musk has completed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, the company confirmed in a securities filing Friday, putting the world's richest man in charge of one of the world's most influential...

Kanye West is seen on October 21 in Los Angeles, California. Wests ugly break-up with Adidas and Gap shows the risks of celebrity partnerships.

Corporate America is canceling Kanye West

Ramishah Maruf, CNN October 25, 2022

(CNN) -- In the last few weeks, retailers, social media platforms, celebrities and fashion and entertainment companies have peeled away from business alliances with rapper Ye. Ye, also known as Kanye...

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...


A Home Away From Home: Caribbean student group looks for renewed representation at Kent State

Brianna Camp Reporter April 28, 2021

SOCA is back and ready for action. Founded in 2017, the Student Organization of Caribbean Alliance has had its ups and downs, but this year the group is trying to reorganize and re-establish itself on...

Julian Edelman, wide receiver for the New England Patriots, with the integrative studies degree he received at Kent State’s One University Commencement held May 11, 2019 at Dix Stadium.

Super Bowl MVP, Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman retires

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor April 12, 2021

One of the most decorated and famous athletes to ever take the field as a Golden Flash appears to be hanging up his cleats.Former New England Patriot, three-time Super Bowl champion and Super Bowl LIII...

Attendees posing at the 2019 LavGrad ceremony.

LGBTQ+ Center prepares virtual environment for Lavender Graduation

Cameron Aloway Reporter April 6, 2021

During the week of April 26, the LGBTQ+ Center will host its annual Lavender Graduation. The ceremony highlights graduating LGBTQ+ students and allies at Kent State.To accommodate for restrictions due...


CARES Act funding supports updates to Franklin Hall classrooms

Austin Monigold Reporter April 6, 2021

Franklin Hall is using CARES Act funding for technology updates intended to help professors and students connect as smoothly as possible during the transition back to in-person classes and beyond.Kent...

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