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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

LaunchNET program looks to uplift Black women in business

Reegan Saunders Reporter December 9, 2021

LaunchNET is working to create new opportunities for Black women on campus. Founded by Tabitha Messmore, assistant director of LaunchNET at Kent S­­tate, and Alicia Robinson, former assistant director...

Senior defender Tianna Harris kicks the ball during the Kent State soccer teams 0-0 tie against Ohio University on Thursday Oct. 28. in Athens, Ohio. 

0-0 tie with Ohio drops KSU soccer team to third in MAC going into league tournament

Cole Oswald Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State and Ohio’s soccer teams went into their game Thursday tied for first place in the Mid-American Conference. By the end of the day, neither team was in first. Kent State fought through two...

Dr. Jerry M. Lewis, professor emeritus of sociology at Kent State University, and witness to the events of May 4, 1970. He is pictured with the pagoda and Taylor Hall in the background in 2010.

Former professor, faculty marshal reflects on May 4 tragedy before 51st commemoration

Zoë Blank Reporter May 3, 2021

Jerry M. Lewis believes the events of May 4, 1970, are a transformative part of Kent State’s history that should be remembered. Lewis served as a faculty marshal and was an eyewitness to the shootings...

Michelle Sahr is the owner of Off the Wagon and Red Letter Days in downtown Kent.

Women’s History Month: Highlighting Kent’s female business owners

Chloe Zofchak Reporter March 29, 2021

Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate women and the powerful women who came before them. Historical women paved the way for future generations: fighting for women’s right to vote, their right...

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, which means crown-like.

25 residents in Clark Hall to quarantine until Oct. 7

Gina Butkovich, managing editor Lauren Sasala, editor-in-chief September 25, 2020

Twenty-five residents of Clark Hall are in quarantine after two positive cases of COVID-19 were detected among students living there. The Kent City Health Department told residents they must quarantine...

Students gather to socialize and make candy grams for Valentine’s Day Feb. 10, 2020.

Active Minds hosts self love event for Valentine’s Day

Kelsey Paulus Reporter February 11, 2020

Kent State’s Active Minds chapter advocated for mental health support and self-love for the holiday at their Valentine’s Day event Monday.Active Minds is an organization that helps to destigmatize...

College of Business Administration hosts its annual spirit of women in business conference

Alexis Cummins March 4, 2014

On March 5, Kent State’s College of Business Administration holds its fourth annual conference honoring women in business.The conference will open at 8:30 a.m. with Judith Jones receiving a Spirit of...

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