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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Blacksburg Shooting

Blacksburg Shooting

Matt Gentry February 5, 2022

A police officer conducts an investigation after a shooting at a Melody Hookah Lounge on Main Street in Blacksburg, Va. Saturday, Feb. 5 2022. Authorities in Virginia are investigating a shooting that...

A police officer conducts an investigation after a shooting at a Melody Hookah Lounge on Main Street in Blacksburg, Va. Saturday, Feb. 5 2022. Authorities in Virginia are investigating a shooting that occurred just before midnight Friday in downtown Blacksburg. Blacksburg Police responded to reports of shots fired at Melody Hookah Lounge on Main Street, according to a police statement. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

1 killed, 4 others injured in shooting at a hookah lounge near Virginia Tech’s main campus, police say

Jason Hanna and Melissa Alonso CNN February 5, 2022

(CNN) -- One person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting late Friday at a hookah lounge near Virginia Tech's campus in downtown Blacksburg, police said.Details about what led to the shooting...

Canine units outside of Bridgewater College on Feb. 1. CREDIT: Patrick Hite/The News Leader / USA TODAY NETWORK

Two officers shot and killed at Bridgewater College in Virginia

Caroll Alvarado , CNN February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- Two campus officers were shot and killed Tuesday during an active shooter situation at Bridgewater College in Virginia, according to college spokesperson Logan Bogert. "I can confirm that a...

Canine units outside of Bridgewater College on Feb. 1. CREDIT: Patrick Hite/The News Leader / USA TODAY NETWORK

Two officers shot and killed at Bridgewater College in Virginia

Caroll Alvarado CNN February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- Two campus officers were shot and killed Tuesday during an active shooter situation at Bridgewater College in Virginia, according to college spokesperson Logan Bogert."I can confirm that a campus...

The crests of several Greek life organizations on a wall near the dining hall known as the Hub in the Kent Student Center. Collins anti-hazing law in Ohio will criminalize hazing by any organizations, including campus Greek life.

Ohio college presidents are in unanimous support of stronger hazing legislation, President Diacon says

Ian Jameson Reporter March 13, 2021

Kent State President Todd Diacon reaffirmed the position of Kent State and other state universities regarding hazing followed by his support of more strict anti-hazing legislation. “As leaders, we all...

The product packaging of the Never Ending Defender.

A ball, a sketch pad, some wire and a dream: How a Kent alumnus thinks he can revolutionize basketball training

Dante Centofanti Sports Reporter January 26, 2021

As winter arrives, gyms across Northeast Ohio are slowly starting to hear the chorus of balls being dribbled and sneakers squeaking on hardwood. As these young players hoop in uncertain times, one Kent...

Vote

OPINION: How to help more KSU students get out and vote on Election Day

Dear editor and Kent State University community, Election Day is just over a month away, and I’m worried. I’m clearly not the only one; London Green’s recent opinion piece for KentWired, “Why...

The Positive Peers app prioritizes keeping users’ information confidential and allowing them to be as public as they want.

New Positive Peers app bridges the gap between in-person and online HIV resources

Holly Liptak Reporter April 4, 2020

What began as an HIV support group evolved into a private Facebook group and has now taken its most recent form as an app that includes success stories, medication reminders and more to help users find...

McNally, Bates win each match of their weight classes

Hannah Gooch Housing reporter November 10, 2019

Kent State Wrestling’s Andrew McNally and Tyler Bates won every match in their respective weight classes at Appalachian State’s Mountaineer Invitational and App State Open in Boone, North Carolina...

Destruction from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian heads for the Carolinas, could bring ‘life-threatening storm surge’ to the coast

(CNN) -- Hurricane Dorian strengthened slightly Wednesday afternoon as it heads toward the Carolinas, bypassing Florida.Its core is forecast to approach the coast of South Carolina, near Charleston,...

Ballot Box

Getting educated on the issues

Carlyle Addy November 1, 2017

On Tuesday, voters in Kent will head to the polls to vote on issues for both the city and the state. On the state level, the highly publicized Issues 1 and 2 talk about crime victim rights and drug price...

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