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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Local drag queens find platform for expression at Battle of the Wagon Heel

Local drag queens find platform for expression at Battle of the Wagon Heel

Alexandra Austin, Reporter March 22, 2022

The backlighting of the stage turned hot pink; Adele’s hit song “Rumor Has It” began over the speakers. In the middle stood Juicy Jewels in a dark half-length trench coat, faux leather pants, sparkly...

Senior guard Hannah Young on Wed. Feb. 16, 2022 scored 11 points against Northern Illinois. The final score of the game being 67-43 Kent.

Women’s basketball remains undefeated in February, blows out Northern Illinois at home

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 16, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (16-7, 8-6 MAC) now sits in fourth place in the Mid-American Conference following a blow out 67-43 win over Northern Illinois University (10-13, 7-8 MAC) in Kent...

Kent State COVID-19 vaccine exemptions as of Oct. 29. 2021. 

Kent State’s COVID-19 plan for the 2022 spring semester

Haley Kisling Reporter December 6, 2021

Kent State is planning for a full array of in-person classes where faculty can meet with students, testing for unvaccinated individuals will take place and people will have to still wear masks inside. “Those...

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Dante Cephas, number 14, gets pushed out of bounds by a Bowling Green State University player during the football game on Oct. 2, 2021. The Golden Flashes won 27-20 in their homecoming weekend game.

Football ready to play for the Wagon Wheel Saturday

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 19, 2021

The Kent State football team is coming off a tough last 10 days.The Flashes were dominated by Central Michigan 54-30, it was the fourth Mid-American Conference game this season where they allowed 48+ points. KSU’s...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

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...

Professor Maletic was awarded with the Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award.

Kent State professor receives top research award, eye tracking and source code developments

Mateo Martin Reporter October 21, 2021

Professor Jonathan Maletic from the Department of Computer Science was awarded with the 2021 Faculty Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for his findings in eye tracking and source code research.Maletic...

Kent State’s esports arena during the “Gaming 4 Kids Charity Stream.”

Collegiate esports opens doors for students looking for careers in esports industry

Zachary Shepherd Reporter May 11, 2021

When Paul Rondeau came to Kent State, he was in the ROTC and was planning on pursuing a military career, but when his captain told him he needed extra points to get into a specific branch, he decided to...

Lacrosse ends season with a home win over Detroit Mercy

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter May 2, 2021

The Kent State lacrosse team headed into the final game of the 2021 season looking to end the year with a win. The Flashes found exactly that with a 20-11 victory over the University of Detroit Mercy...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Lacrosse seeks to build consistency as season comes to an end

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 28, 2021

One month ago the Kent State lacrosse team sat at 2-1 in Mid-American Conference play and was tied for second place. But since then, the Flashes went on to lose four of their next five MAC games and currently...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest.Lacrosse is traditionally...

Portage County Health Commissioner Joe Diorio helps facilitate vaccines at the Kent State Field House on March 30. Diorio said that patients can choose to receive the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, but once they reach 1,200 doses of the Pfizer vaccine it will be for patients ages 16 and 17 only.

A look into the Kent State Field House vaccine center

KentWired Staff March 30, 2021

The Kent State Field House functions as a mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic every Tuesday. This past week was the first Tuesday in which everyone 16 and over in Ohio was eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in...

Soccer goes scoreless in second match against Akron, loses 1-0

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor March 28, 2021

Just over 14 minutes into a Wagon Wheel matchup between Kent State women’s soccer and the University of Akron, the first shot of the game was taken by Akron’s Sydney Worthy.Worthy found the back of...

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