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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

DaBaby while performing at Kent State in 2019.

What students are looking forward to “post-COVID-19”

Ashley Blood Reporter March 30, 2021

A year into the pandemic, students miss going to classes and events and look forward to normalcy next fall.Around this time last year, students enjoyed in-person classes and looked forward to the spring...

The pandemic has created new challenges for graduating students.

Graduation and life after college during a pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter March 30, 2021

College students are facing new and unique challenges during the pandemic including worries about the future and stress about job prospects. Many are having trouble finding internships because of the pandemic...

Centennial Field in 2020.

How COVID-19 has affected dorm living

Morgan Cummings Reporter March 23, 2021

Over a year has passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and dorm life at Kent State has been heavily affected. Many students who have returned to campus this year have noticed the residence halls...

A porch portrait of Suzy DEnbeau, her mom, Mimi and her kids. 

PERSONAL ESSAY: Students support, give back to faculty who are also struggling during pandemic

Suzy D'Enbeau Contributor March 23, 2021

For most of the pandemic, I was drowning like just about every other working mother, trying to homeschool while also doing my full-time job as an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies....

Sophomore communication studies major Lilli DiFinis home workspace.

One year later: Kent State students’ relationship with remote learning

Morgan McGrath Feature writer March 14, 2021

Students at Kent State University, like most colleges, have had no choice but to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic that’s been terrorizing the United States for nearly a year now. In fact, 2,260 students...

Professors working to maintain their mental health after a year of remote teaching

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter March 13, 2021

It’s been a year since classes at Kent State went fully virtual and many have admitted to struggling with their mental health, professors included. Although the pandemic has surely impacted everyone...

Rebecca Catto has been more flexible with her students because of the pandemic.

How professors have adjusted to COVID-19 a year into the pandemic

Olivia Perry Reporter March 12, 2021

The pandemic has created a change in the way students learn and professors teach.Professors everywhere had to switch from teaching classes in-person to online. To reflect the changes brought on by the...

Ben Vrobel continued going to his online classes after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Sick days during online learning

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Sick days are no longer mandatory because of online learning and many students are working through their illness.Before COVID-19, students took a break from school when they were sick. Now, because of...

Kent State’s offensive line huddles to strategize during their game against Akron. Nov. 17, 2020.

Effects of COVID-19 on student-athletes

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Long-term effects of COVID-19 are still vastly unknown, but many are concerned that these effects could be worse for athletes.Jacob Barkley, a health sciences professor at Kent State University, says that...

Dawood Alohaly is on the powerlifting team at KSU.

Day in the life of a student athlete during a pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter March 11, 2021

Dawood Alohaly enjoyed training with his powerlifting team for Kent State until COVID-19 forced his team members to condition on their own.The pandemic has forced student athletes to take further precautions...

Gabe Mulé took a gap semester in the fall because of COVID-19.

Taking a gap year during a pandemic

Ethan Cohen Reporter March 11, 2021

With COVID-19 bringing staggering changes to college life, some students decided to take time away from their studies.The cost of remote classes and students’ feelings toward the effectiveness of online...

Dearth in Interlaken, Switzerland when studying abroad. 

One year into the pandemic, students who studied abroad are still faced with the toll it took on their mental health

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter March 5, 2021

Standing in one of the most famous cities in the world, surrounded by history and culture, two girls sit bawling their eyes out while leaning onto a fence that surrounds the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral....

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