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Kent Wired

Kayla Polansky, a sophomore public relations major and fashion media minor at Kent State. Courtesy of Kayla Polansky.

Winter trends: Staying warm and stylish this season

Zach Zdanowicz Reporter December 10, 2020

Ohioans are no strangers to the seasons feeling like they change every other day. Now, as we head toward the end of December, closets will change from light flannels and denim shorts to cardigans and snow-proof...

New security measures installed at front campus rock

New security measures installed at front campus rock

Chris Abreu, TV2 Reporter September 21, 2020

Following demands set by Black United Students for action, the university installed new security measures at the rock on front campus. TV2's Chris Abreu spoke with BUS Director of Political Affairs Gabrielle...

Kent State fashion world responds to bloody sweatshirt

Felicia Ssempala September 17, 2014

Urban Outfitters received social media backlash after stories broke about it selling a sweatshirt online referencing the May 4, 1970 shootings of four unarmed Kent State students by the Ohio National Guard.Urban...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: Urban Outfitters: The most offensive company in America

Katie Smith September 17, 2014

Monday morning started off like any other day, until I checked Twitter and saw a BuzzFeed article about Urban Outfitters’ latest gaffe in the arena of offensive clothing. This time, however, the controversy...

In 2014, retailer Urban Outfitters promoted a controversial Kent State sweatshirt.

Kent State community outraged by Urban Outfitters’ offensive sweatshirt

Hannah Armenta September 15, 2014

Jerry Lewis, a professor emeritus of sociology at Kent State, witnessed the shootings on May 4, 1970 at Kent State’s campus, and had one question for clothing company Urban Outfitters on Monday.“How...

Our View: The poorest of taste

KS Editors September 15, 2014

It didn’t take long for word of Urban Outfitters’ decision to sell a vintage Kent State sweatshirt that looked like it was blood-spattered to spread across the internet.Urban Outfitters is known for...

Storify: Urban Outfitter’s red-stained KSU sweatshirt causes outrage on Twitter

September 15, 2014

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In 2014, retailer Urban Outfitters promoted a controversial Kent State sweatshirt.

Update: Urban Outfitters apologizes to Kent State over sweatshirt controversy

Hannah Armenta September 15, 2014

UPDATE: Urban Outfitters expressed its remorse for the Vintage Kent State sweatshirt that was for sale on its website earlier today in an exclusive statement to The Kent Stater. “Urban Outfitters would...

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