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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Redshirt freshman VonCameron Davis dribbles the ball during the Kent State mens basketball loss to West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia on Sunday, Dec. 12.

Men’s basketball falls to physical West Virginia defense

Jacob Hansen Reporter December 12, 2021

Kent State’s basketball team kept it close in the first half, but West Virginia’s defense finished them off in a 63-50 loss. Kent State falls to 5-4 on the season, while West Virginia improves to...

Junior outside hitter Taylor Heberle gets ready to defend against the Buffalo Bulls at the Mac on Saturday, Oct. 23. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Two winning challenges, Heberle’s return helps volleyball team’s split of five-set matches

Isabella Schreck Reporter October 24, 2021

With the score tied 2-2 in the fifth set of Saturday’s volleyball game with Buffalo, referees ruled a blocked shot in bounds on Kent State’s side. Point Buffalo. KSU volleyball coach Don Gromala challenged...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on Fashion-Schools.org.The fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

Department of Pan-African Studies to establish Center of African Studies effective Fall 2021

Nicole Lew Reporter July 7, 2021

The Department of Pan-African Studies will establish a new center aimed at focusing on contemporary African politics and current events. Effective fall 2021, the Center for African studies will complement...

Michael Daniels, director of the Student Multicultural Center.

SMC welcomes Black students, faculty, local business owners at Juneteenth celebration

Nicole Lew Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State ballroom was filled with music, dancing and warm embraces Friday in celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Black students, faculty and business owners gathered at the Student...

Olson Hall is home to the CCI Commons.

CCI Commons events expanded virtually during COVID-19 semesters

Austin Monigold May 7, 2021

The CCI Commons were adjusted to accommodate students during the past two semesters and typical staples of CCI like RA events, storage for projects and computer availability faced severe changes.The commons...

Tim Kilduff

Courtesy of Tim Kilduff May 3, 2021

Longtime Hopkinton resident Tim Kilduff is the president and founder of the 26.2 Foundation. His involvement with the Boston Marathon dates back to 1979.

Brian Barnes was named director of basketball operations in 2018, and has been with the men’s basketball program for nearly six years. May 2, 2021.

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations, dies at 28

Brian Barnes, director of basketball operations for Kent State men’s basketball, died on Sunday, May 2 at the age of 28.KentWired was not able to confirm Barnes’ cause of death at the time of publication. Barnes...

U.S. congressional district map  for 2012-2020

2020 census reveals losses for Ohio while redistricting efforts are still set for later this year

Ian Jameson Reporter May 1, 2021

Data from 2020’s census was released on April 26 and reveals Ohio is losing one congressional seat and an Electoral College vote.  Ohio’s population grew by 2.3 percent from 2010 to 2020 while the...

OPINION: Different types of energy can coexist

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer April 23, 2021

Two weeks ago, I was in the state of Texas — specifically West Texas. It was only the twelfth different state I’ve been to, and it was the first “new” state I’ve been to in almost a decade. Texas...

Draw struggles cost Kent lacrosse in loss to Marquette

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 28, 2021

For the second game in a row the Kent State lacrosse team lost the draw control battle by double digits. And for the second game in a row the Flashes lost the game, falling to Marquette University 19-8. Junior...

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