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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Quavo, the co-founder of hip-hop trio Migos, performs at FlashFest on Thursday, April 14, 2022. Members of Undergraduate Student Government worked quickly to get Quavo to perform after original headlining artist Blackbear, pulled out of the show Tuesday due to COVID-19 exposure.

Blackbear to Quavo: USG hosts successful FlashFest concert despite last minute changes 

Alton Northup, Reporter April 15, 2022

Cristal Ramirez had one thing to say to the hundreds of students gathered in the M.A.C.C. for the annual FlashFest concert held by the Undergraduate Student Government. “If you could do one thing...

Quavo has signed on as the new headline act for FlashFest 2022 after a tour crew member for Blackbear tested positive for COVID-19.

Quavo to replace Blackbear at FlashFest 2022

Alton Northup, Senior Reporter April 14, 2022

A day after Undergraduate Student Government announced Blackbear would no longer headline FlashFest following a positive COVID test in his touring crew, Quavo has signed on as the new headline act, according...

Meet the candidates: Undergraduate Student Government

Baylee Sweitzer, Reporter March 22, 2022

Undergraduate Student Government elections for the 2022-2023 academic year opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 22 and closes at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 23. This year, 21 candidates filed their petitions to...

Meet the USG candidates: directors

Baylee Sweitzer, Reporter March 22, 2022

Director of governmental affairs  Undergraduate Student Government elections for the 2022-2023 academic year opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 22 on the USG election website and closes at 5 p.m. Thursday,...

Meet the USG candidates: student body president

Baylee Sweitzer, Reporter March 21, 2022

Undergraduate Student Government elections for the 2022-2023 academic year opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 22 on the USG election website and closes at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 23. This year, two candidates...

USG Candidates take the stage, debates mental health on campus

Christian Danner, Reporter March 21, 2022

Undergraduate Student Government candidates fought for their chance to represent the students of Kent State on Thursday in the Governance Chambers. The nominees took the stage and answered several questions...

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore won her election to the Kent city school board on Nov. 2, 2021.

Former USG president Moore wins Kent school board seat

Morgan McGrath Reporter November 28, 2021

2021 Kent State graduate and former United Student Government president Tiera Moore is already making her mark in the city of Kent. Following elections on Nov. 2, Moore was named the newest member of...

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore won her election to the Kent city school board on Nov. 2, 2021.

Former USG president Tiera Moore runs for city of Kent school board

Alexus Rayzer Reporter November 2, 2021

Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Tiera Moore was listed on today’s election ballot as a school board member for the city of Kent. Moore said her experience with USG gave her...

 

Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

Trevor Walton

A day in the life of a double major, USG senator, speech and debate president

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter May 11, 2021

Trevor Walton is a freshman theatre studies performance and political science double major with a concentration in public policy. He takes five classes, rehearses two days a week and is an active member...

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...

USG Election results: Chazzlyn Jackson is the new USG president

Blake Westover Reporter March 21, 2021

The USG election concluded Wednesday with over 600 ballots cast. The election featured nineteen elected positions; all but five of the positions were uncontested. The contested positions were Senator for...

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