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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Genevieve Menyhart (right) poses in her cap and gown as she graduates from her living room with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography in May 2020. Menyhart is a wedding photographer and is hopeful for the future of wedding photography this summer.

The class of COVID-19: 2020 graduates navigate the lasting impacts of graduating during a pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter May 6, 2021

College graduation is called commencement because it’s supposed to be a new beginning, but COVID-19 posed new challenges for the class of 2020.  A June 2020 study found that millions of students worldwide...

Margaret McKinley delivered her director of athletics candidate presentation Thursday, April 1. 

Margaret McKinley delivers candidate presentation for Kent State Director of Athletics

Emma Andrus Reporter April 1, 2021

Margaret McKinley was announced as one of three final candidates for the position of Kent State Director of Athletics Wednesday and delivered her virtual candidate presentation Thursday morning. A native...

Margaret McKinley is the executive senior associate director of athletics/senior woman administrator at the University of Cincinnati.

Final candidates announced for Kent State athletic director

Emma Andrus Reporter March 31, 2021

The final candidates for the position of Kent State Director of Athletics were announced in an email from President Todd Diacon Wednesday. The three candidates for the position are Margaret McKinley,...

From left to right: Seamus O’Malley, John Baker, Mickey O’Malley (on couch), Ty Kelley.

Skate culture clothing brand nineteen99 arrives at Kent State

Catie Pusateri Reporter March 9, 2021

As best friends with a shared passion for clothing, Seamus O’Malley, Ty Kelley and John Baker used to design garments with spray paint and stencils in Baker’s mother’s garage. After experimenting...

Different state’s judicial selections range from partisan elections to assisted appointments. As shown in the graph, the state of Ohio has a nonpartisan election. Information from Ballotpedia. Graphic base from simplemaps.com. Graphic created by Sara Crawford.

Ohio Supreme Court candidates and the upcoming November election

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 28, 2020

Election Day is less than a week away, the final day to register to vote has passed and absentee ballots are on their way out to registered voters. When it comes to the Ohio Supreme Court justices, they...

Medina junior QB drawing attention throughout the midwest

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 4, 2020

Despite only playing at quarterback since his freshman year of high school, Drew Allar picked up the position quickly and has drawn the attention of many Division I programs in the Midwest. The son of...

Board of Trustees approves 10% decrease in new budget

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter September 18, 2020

Despite projecting a 20% decrease in May, the Board of Trustees approved a new budget during its meeting Wednesday, giving the university a little more spending room.The Board approved the budget for $595...

COVID-19 by the numbers at Kent State

Annika Cronin Reporter September 3, 2020

As students return to campus, it brings up concern about COVID numbers rising. Kent State put up guidelines and restrictions to ensure safety for all students and staff while on campus, heavily enforcing...

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] fights for the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8. 

Kent State women’s lacrosse loses second home game of 2020 against Cincinnati

Mason Lawlor Sports reporter March 8, 2020

Kent State women’s lacrosse fell to the University of Cincinnati 25-8 on Sunday afternoon at Dix Stadium. The Flashes drop to 0-5 on their sophomore season, while the Bearcats improve to a 3-4 record.  Six...

Members of the Kent State womens lacrosse team cheer after scoring a goal against Kennesaw State on April 11, 2019. Kent lost 11-18.

Kent State women’s lacrosse set to start 2020 season

Mason Lawlor Sports reporter February 6, 2020

Kent State’s women’s lacrosse will begin its 2020 campaign this Friday at 3 p.m. when the team will take on the University of Cincinnati at Dix Stadium. The Flashes are aiming to avenge their loss...

Lacrosse practice at Dix Stadium on February 4.

Women’s lacrosse team drops inaugural match to Cincinnati

Amanda Levine February 10, 2019

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team kicked off their inaugural season on Sunday; the Flashes were unable to hold off the University of Cincinnati and lost 19-8.Cincinnati’s offense attacked early...

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