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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

LGBTQ+ hate crimes in the U.S. in 2020, as stated in Statisa.

LGBTQ+ hate crimes rise in the U.S., none reported at Kent State

Avery Savage Reporter March 2, 2022

Lawmakers in seven states proposed laws to limit transgender and nonbinary youth rights within the first week of 2022. As anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is making its way through state government, LGBTQ+ hate...

Russo-Ukraine war tensions rise amid recent conflict

Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor March 1, 2022

As of Feb. 24, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the United Kingdom and other European countries have conferred to decide what actions to take against Russia. Tension among Ukraine and Russia has...

President Todd Diacon reaffirms Kent State’s commitment to following health guidelines and creating open dialogue at February’s Faculty Senate meeting.

Graduate program changes approved at Faculty Senate meeting

Wyatt Loy Reporter February 14, 2022

Between shifting academic requirements and upheavals of the Kent Core, academics took the spotlight on Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Graduate students will see a couple major program reforms. The...

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak on Saturday as tension builds over Russian threat to Ukraine.

Biden warns Putin US will react ‘decisively and impose swift and severe costs’ if Russia invades Ukraine

Natasha Bertrand, Maegan Vazquez, Jasmine Wright and Donald Judd CNN February 12, 2022

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that the US and its allies will respond "decisively and impose swift and severe consequences" on Russia should Putin decide to...

Opinion: Books don’t harm children, but censorship does

Jamie Brian Opinion Writer February 11, 2022

If censorship efforts succeed, school libraries across the United States will have empty shelves in the places where diverse literature once stood. Attempts to remove library books depicting race, the...

SALSA members take a group photo at the annual Flag Day meeting, representing the various countries of Latin America 

SALSA on the rise at Kent State

Jesse Khalil Reporter February 9, 2022

Kent State’s Spanish and Latino Student Association is welcoming new members to spread the word about its mission. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, SALSA board members tried to keep community...

(From left to right) ARCC members senior chemistry major Ahmed Barghout, senior nursing major Lexie Jones and junior psychology major Hannah Johnson volunteering at the blood drive Feb. 2.

Red Cross Club works to increase national blood supply

Madison Goerl Reporter February 8, 2022

In the last month, roughly 7,000 donors were lost at Kent State due to the pandemic and snowstorms, according to American Red Cross Club President Lexie Jones, a senior nursing major. Kent is not the only...

US First Lady Jill Biden delivers remarks at Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny Campus, in Ankeny, Iowa, on September 15, 2021. (Photo by EVELYN HOCKSTEIN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Jill Biden: ‘I was disappointed’ free community college cut from Build Back Better bill

Kate Bennett CNN February 7, 2022

(CNN) -- First lady Jill Biden said Monday that she was "disappointed" one of her key causes, free community college, was cut from President Biden's Build Back Better agenda."Joe has also had to make...

What are they going to call us next?

Sophie Young Reporter February 6, 2022

The English language enveloped words from other cultures just as European nations enveloped “discovered” countries into their empires. As a result, English-speakers are left with phrases that are a...

Members of the Kent State field hockey team huddle up during a match. 

Coming to America: KSU’s international atmosphere

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 6, 2022

Freshman Jersey Hasenbos graduated from high school in the Netherlands before she had even heard of Kent State or thought about playing field hockey in the United States.  Now she’s an up-and-coming...

Goudeau Book Cover

Saying good-bye: Jessica Goudeau’s book breaks down the refugee experience

Kelly Krabill Managing Editor February 6, 2022

What’s it like buying a one-way plane ticket to a never traveled to foreign country? Some family members can board the plane, but not everyone is allowed to go. And there’s no home to go back to: war...

Katie Shumate, junior, shoots a basket in todays game against Duquesne. The Golden Flashes Womens Basketball team won, 71-66 on Wed. Dec. 8, 2021.

Big fourth quarter pushes women’s basketball past Eastern Michigan

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 5, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team’s (12-7, 4-6 Mid-American Conference) 26 point fourth quarter secured a 70-61 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan University (5-13, 2-9) Saturday.“I thought...

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