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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Sarah Malcolm is the director of international partnerships, marketing and Communication at Kent State University

Kent State drives international enrollment through exchange program with Brazilian university

Halena Sepulveda Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State partnered with the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) in 2018 to create The American Academy program that aimed to push international enrollment and boost a relationship between...

 

Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

Trevor Walton

A day in the life of a double major, USG senator, speech and debate president

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter May 11, 2021

Trevor Walton is a freshman theatre studies performance and political science double major with a concentration in public policy. He takes five classes, rehearses two days a week and is an active member...

Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

Rachel Caton is a senior fashion merchandising major and recently won first place in the fashion design and merchandising category at this year’s Undergraduate Research Symposium. Her project was about consumer clothing disposing habits and textile biodegradability.

Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

Genevieve Menyhart (right) poses in her cap and gown as she graduates from her living room with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography in May 2020. Menyhart is a wedding photographer and is hopeful for the future of wedding photography this summer.

The class of COVID-19: 2020 graduates navigate the lasting impacts of graduating during a pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter May 6, 2021

College graduation is called commencement because it’s supposed to be a new beginning, but COVID-19 posed new challenges for the class of 2020.  A June 2020 study found that millions of students worldwide...

Angela Spalsbury is the dean and chief administrative officer for Kent State Geauga. 

Kent State Geauga unveils 2022 renovation plan

Olivia Futo Reporter May 3, 2021

A recently approved $1.2 million renovation plan will update the Kent State Geauga regional campus by introducing a new student learning commons area and nursing skills lab.  Earlier this year, Dean...

Kent Running2bWell group.

Running2bWell resumes outdoor in-person meetups, regaining participation

Anthony Elder Reporter May 2, 2021

Running2bWell resumed in-person meetups on March 15. The return follows several months of Zoom meetings and lowered participation. Now, the organization sees many people returning and operates similarly...

Calendar showing all of SDS’s scheduled events for the May 4 weekend. 

SDS plans May 4 events throughout weekend

Blake Westover Reporter April 30, 2021

The fifty-first anniversary of the May 4 shootings is the second anniversary to be held virtually during the pandemic whereas, in previous years, the events were held in person which featured a candlelight...

Victoria Clement, senior special education major, Delta Zeta member and acting president of Kent State’s Panhellenic Council. Photo courtesy of Victoria Clement.

A look into sorority formals: COVID-19 edition

Morgan McGrath Feature Writer April 23, 2021

COVID-19 has altered almost every aspect of modern life, including the in-person college experience. At Kent State, clubs and organizations are trying their best to remain active through Zoom calls, small...

After the Fire in the Heartland screening, a panel consisting of Chic Canfora (top right), Ethan Lower (bottom left) and Tiera Moore (bottom right) answered questions given by moderator Stephanie Smith (top left). 

Activism in the heartland: May 4, 1970 film viewing and panel discussion

Blake Westover Reporter April 5, 2021

Students, faculty and May 4 survivors gathered via Zoom Monday night to watch and discuss the film "Fire in the Heartland" by Daniel Miller. Over 160 joined to watch the film and ask questions of a panel...

Members of Kent State’s Gospel Choir rehearse in Cartwright Hall before recording portions for the upcoming virtual concert. 

Kent State Gospel Choir uses “encouraging” songs to inspire students during pandemic

Hannah Mayer Reporter April 1, 2021

For the first time in over 20 years, the Kent State Gospel Choir found itself unable to join together in-person and sing due to safety concerns. According to director Bryon Black, the group’s hope and...

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