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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Art featured in the Center for Visual Arts building.

The power of utilizing art for mental well-being

Kaitlyn Roth, Reporter April 12, 2024

From painting and drawing to music and writing, students turn to creative outlets as a way to cope with stress and mental health challenges. Alongside this practice, there is a growing recognition of...

World Poetry Reading allows students, staff to share their cultures

Lauren Cohen, TV2 Reporter March 22, 2024

Sounds of strings and poetry filled the third floor of The Student Center Thursday night. International students and staff were encouraged to showcase their heritage through a reading. The night featured...

Recipients of 2023 Wick scholarship winners pose after the ceremony.

‘Celebrating Our Own & Open Mic’ event spotlights 2023 Wick Poetry Center scholarship winners

Lauren Bischof, Reporter November 9, 2023

The five Wick Poetry Center scholarship winners were highlighted at the ‘Celebrating Our Own & Open Mic’ event held at the Wick Poetry Corner in the University Library Wednesday. Each winner...

The universitys LGBTQ+ Center is located in room 024 on the lower level of the Kent State Student Center.

Final LGBTQ+ Center Poetry Workshop celebrates queer experiences

Sofia Giotti-Teixeria, Reporter November 4, 2023

The Wick Poetry Center and the LGBTQ+ Center concluded its one-hour informal creative writing workshop series Friday. This was the last of the three workshops happening this month. The workshops aimed...

Stage production of “Dear Vaccine: Global Voices Speak to the Pandemic” comes to Rockwell Hall

Stage production of “Dear Vaccine: Global Voices Speak to the Pandemic” comes to Rockwell Hall

Lauren Bischof, Reporter October 3, 2023

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University held a poetry performance at 5 p.m. Monday at the Murphy Auditorium in Rockwell Hall.  The performance was based...

In memory of Maj Ragain, the park outside of the Wick Poetry Center has been renamed to the Maj Ragain Poetry Park as of Sept. 14, 2023.

Wick Poetry Center dedicates park in memory of Maj Ragain

Destiny Torres, Opinion Writer September 15, 2023

Poetry was in the air Thursday night as the Wick Poetry Center dedicated a park to deceased faculty member and poet, Maj Ragain. “Remember not to leave this world without ceremony,” David Hassler,...

Mapping Akron project encourages meaning of community within its neighborhoods

Angelia Kellhofer, Reporter May 2, 2023

The Wick Poetry Center is a credential resource for students to express their voice and work towards a goal of better understanding of what it means to be a part of a community. Wick currently conducts...

Retired professor David Ewbank presents his book Tuesday. He worked on the book for around seven or eight  years.

Retired professor publishes parody book of ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’

Savana Capp, Reporter April 26, 2023

“The Lamb Cycle” was written by retired Kent State associate professor David Ewbank. He specialized in Victorian Literature and worked at the university from 1968 until 2000. His book, with the...

‘Armed with our Voices’ May 4th exhibit reopens in Student Center

Avery Savage, TV2 Reporter April 14, 2023

The “Armed with our Voices” immersive exhibit is now open in the Student Center in commemoration of the May 4, 1970 shooting. The exhibit was designed by the Wick Poetry Center in partnership with...

Sixth annual world poetry reading hosted by Kent State’s Wick Poetry center

Nuried Hurtado, TV2 Reporter March 22, 2023

The Wick Poetry center hosted their sixth annual "World Poetry Reading" on Tuesday to celebrate World Poetry Day. Many international students, faculty and staff took the stage and read different poems...

Wick Poetry Center celebrates “Mapping Akron” event

Avery Savage, TV2 Reporter March 17, 2023

"Mapping Akron" is one of many community outreach programs through Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center. The event showcased live poetry readings from Akron residents and brought a sense of community to those...

Kent State Museum unveils new exhibition centering Black hair

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 14, 2021

Black hair is a phenomenon left unexplored outside the Black community. The Kent State Museum’s latest exhibition, “TEXTURES: The History and Art of Black Hair,” sheds light on the complexities...

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