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Kent State addresses reports of mold in residence halls

Cassidy Grentz, Reporter September 28, 2022

University Housing confirmed and addressed residence hall mold rumors via a statement sent exclusively to on-campus residents. The email, sent Tuesday afternoon, explained how the university is handling...

Students leave residence halls as awareness of mold grows

Anthony Scilla, Cassidy Grentz, and Jacob Brooks, Reporter, Reporter, and TV2 Reporter September 24, 2022

Kent State has begun moving residents out of dorms as the news of mold in residence halls breaks. Freshman journalism major Hevin Wilkey moved out of her dorm in Fletcher Hall on Sept. 19 after she saw...

BREAKING: One confirmed, one possible sexual assault case in Eastway residence halls

Kaitlyn Finchler, Digital Manager September 22, 2022

Kent State is actively investigating two instances involving sexual assault, according to a campus safety alert sent Thursday evening. During an investigation of reported sexual assault in Manchester...

Mold lines the slats of a heating and cooling vent in Kent States Manchester Hall. Students reported mold in at least four resident halls on campus.

Students report mold in at least 4 residence halls

Anthony Scilla and Cassidy Grentz, Reporter September 22, 2022

Kent State students from four residence halls connected to Eastway dining hall have reported concerns about mold growing in their rooms.  The reports come from residents in Allyn, Fletcher, Clark and...

A notice placed on the door that connects Olson Hall and Lake Hall informing students of the quarantine. Photo taken by Troy Pierson. 

4 more floors placed under quarantine

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 15, 2020

A total of 305 students and eight floors are currently under quarantine, with the latest date going until Oct. 21. Each dorm was informed via a community update email from Jill Jenkins, executive director...

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...

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