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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Lacrosse seeks to build consistency as season comes to an end

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 28, 2021

One month ago the Kent State lacrosse team sat at 2-1 in Mid-American Conference play and was tied for second place. But since then, the Flashes went on to lose four of their next five MAC games and currently...

Kelly Krabill began taking street portraits during her time at Youngstown State University. She worked on the series for a few years and wanted to tell a visual story of each person in the image.

OPINION: How photography led me to a journalism career

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer April 23, 2021

The bulletin boardIn 2007, I spent many hours at Youngstown State University dodging and burning my pictures in the color darkroom. I can still remember the room’s appearance. When entering the lab,...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest. Lacrosse is...

OPINION: The benefits of opinion columns

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer April 8, 2021

If you’ve ever read one of my columns on KentWired and thought to yourself, "Why on earth does that guy write columns?", today is your lucky day. Or maybe unlucky. Probably unlucky. Writing columns...

Lacrosse wins two games in a row for first time in program history

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 29, 2021

For the first time in program history, the Kent State lacrosse team has won back-to-back games.After a 1-5 start to the season, it couldn’t have come at a better time. Three of the Flashes’ next four...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Day of record-breaking offense leads lacrosse over Presbyterian

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 23, 2021

In its six previous games this season, Kent State’s lacrosse team had never scored more than nine goals.Monday the Flashes scored 21, tying a school record in their 21-12 win over Presbyterian College.Kent...

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team celebrates its win in the first-ever women’s lacrosse iteration of the Wagon Wheel Rivalry against the University of Akron. KSU won 9-8 at home. March 13, 2021.

Lacrosse tops Akron for first win in nearly two years

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 15, 2021

Up by a goal with 17 seconds on the clock, the Kent State lacrosse team was on the verge of its first win in 699 days. The University of Akron had the ball on Kent’s end and was looking to score to...

Brigitta Hanzely (left) stands with Stephen Hanzely (right) for a photo on Kent State’s Kent campus in the spring of 1961.

International students offered financial aid through Kent State alumni scholarship

Zoë Blank Reporter February 14, 2021

An alumni couple is giving back to Kent State through an international student scholarship to honor international student advocates and mentors.The Dr. W. Leslie Garnett International Student Scholarship...

Students walk across the side doors of the Kent Student Center. 

OPINION: Perspectives on Biden’s tuition-free plan for college students

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer February 9, 2021

Kelly Krabill is a senior journalism major with a nonprofit studies minor from Louisville, Ohio. She obtained her previous degrees from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Youngstown State University,...

Heres the guys and I at graduation. Left to right: Eric Sullivan, Mitchell Reiner, Christian Steff, Michael Reiner, Vinny Giordano. 

One Step At A Time: The guys

Michael Reiner Columnist September 18, 2019

Looking back on my life thus far, I think it’s safe to say I’ve made a lot of good friends. But there are four guys who have been there since the beginning, and I can’t imagine my life any other...

Enrollment infographic

Why Ohio college enrollment is declining, how higher education is responding

Laina Yost May 8, 2018

Ohio universities are finding their next generation of college students — but they’ll have to look in new places.In the next five to seven years, the number of high school students is expected to decrease,...

A prayer for hope

Alex Kamczyc March 21, 2018

Down a maze of back roads 15 minutes from Kent, mass begins at the Portage County Chapel as a young woman tries to hush her child in a pew. When the band begins to play sermon music, people from every...

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