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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

OUR VIEW: We demand an end to school shootings

OUR VIEW: We demand an end to school shootings

How many more? How many more students have to die? How many more school shootings need to happen? When will we see change? As of Thursday, there have been 84 mass shootings in the United States...

The dates that started it all

The dates that started it all

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2023

Amanda Forester, sophomore nursing major   Forester has been with Nate, her boyfriend, for seven and a half years. The true day of their first date remains a bit debatable.  “I think we...

Kent State wins 10th consecutive award for commitment to diversity

Kent State wins 10th consecutive award for commitment to diversity

Ty Kohler, Campus Editor September 26, 2022

For the 10th consecutive year, Kent State is a recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (HEED), according to an email sent by the university Monday. The award is given to colleges...

Kent State University faculty members smile and wave rally towels overhead as they cross the court floor at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center during the university’s 2022 Convocation.

Kent State honored as only ‘Great College to Work For’ public university in Ohio

Ty Kohler, Campus Editor September 12, 2022

Kent State is the only public university in Ohio to receive a 2022 “Great College to Work For” designation, according to an email sent by the university Monday. This is the 11th time the university...

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve the renaming of the college and construction of the new building at its meeting on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.

Crawford Hall construction to begin, foster ‘first class’ learning

Ty Kohler, Campus Editor September 1, 2022

Kent State will be starting the construction of its new business building, Crawford Hall, in the upcoming weeks. It will be located alongside East Main Street between Midway and Terrace...

Kent State students move in for 2022 fall semester

Ty Kohler, Campus Editor August 21, 2022

Kent State students living in dorms and some apartment complexes move in this weekend as they begin the 2022 fall semester. Students began moving in on Friday and move-in will continue until Sunday...

Runners take off as they start the “Run that Shall not be Named” 5k.

Wizardly Weekend returns to Kent for a magical festival

Colleen Burns, Reporter July 24, 2022

 the “Run that Shall not be Named”As if by magic, the city of Kent transformed into a Harry Potter fan’s paradise for their annual Wizardly Weekend July 22 and 23. The festival was created in 2016...

SDS, Kent community protest Roe v. Wade overturning

Ty Kohler and Colleen Burns June 24, 2022

“Not the church, not the state, women must decide their fate.” “Hey hey, ho ho, the patriarchy has got to go.” “Two, four, six, eight, you can’t make women procreate.” These were...

A Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp attendee gets ready to catch a throw.

Kent State hosts sold-out football Mega Camp for young athletes

Ty Kohler, Reporter June 18, 2022

More than a hundred athletes met at Dix Stadium Saturday morning for the sold-out Kent State Football Ohio Mega Camp. The camp was for athletes ages 14-20 — or students entering ninth grade through their...

Kent State students react to Roe v. Wade decision leak, upcoming decision

Ty Kohler, Reporter June 18, 2022

In 1973, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in the benchmark case of Roe v. Wade. The ruling allowed for women to have the right to terminate a pregnancy up until fetal viability, or around 24 gestational...

A car is washed during Saturdays breast cancer benefit car wash.

Benefit car wash for breast cancer patient held at local AutoZone

Ty Kohler, Reporter June 4, 2022

In October 2019, Patricia Yon’s nightmare became reality when she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. When it was found, it already covered her liver and hip bones with tumors. Later, with five...

A Kent State student accepts her stole at the Karamu Commencement. She is a nursing major with plans to further her nursing education.

Kent State celebrates diversity at Karamu graduation

Ty Kohler, Reporter May 7, 2022

Michelle Hull was sitting next to her son, Kevin, on a bench at Manchester Field. She could not contain her grin and was holding back tears of joy as Kevin was wearing his cap and gown, preparing to walk...

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