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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent Police Department uses app for tip reporting

Avery Savage, Reporter April 15, 2022

The new Kent PD app is designed to allow individuals to submit tips anonymously to law enforcement, schools and community groups. The Kent Police Department says the goal of the app is to bring awareness...

Ben Biswas is a content creator on TikTok with 27,000 followers.

Impact of TikTok on college students

Ashley Blood Reporter February 5, 2021

If you’re on a college campus and have access to the internet, you probably have an idea of what TikTok is. The social media app that took the world by storm, TikTok, was created in 2016 after it was...


Drew Angerer September 18, 2020

On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that bans any transactions between the parent company of TikTok, ByteDance, and U.S. citizens due to national security reasons. The...

Professor Angela Neal-Barnett

S.U.N. program’s app reduces anxiety among young girls

Tierra Thomas September 22, 2017

Sisters United Now, a program that helps African American girls deal with anxiety, has recently made enhancements to the technology it uses to break the cycle of anxiety.Founded in 2014, the program targets...

Technology challenges the traditional fitness model

Gabrielle Gentile February 4, 2016

When Krista Zolton finishes a workout she knows how many calories she burned, knows how long she worked out and sees a log of all her previous workouts and food diary entries.Zolton, a junior fashion merchandising...

Screenshot of BlueLight. 

BlueLight makes updates to improve student safety

Dana Miller September 9, 2015

BlueLight, the safety app created in California for smartphones, recently underwent updates to quicken ways of receiving help from responders with just the touch of a finger.In a recent survey conducted...

Graphic by Kelly Travillian

New app for May 4 to be released

Lydia Taylor April 22, 2015

The director of the May 4 Visitors Center gave a presentation on the “Future of May 4,” announcing the upcoming release of a new application, Thursday April 16 in Taylor Hall.The new application “May...

Managing teen stress one app at a time

Julianne Calapa April 6, 2015

Researchers and developers from Kent State created an app to assist teenagers with handling stress and anxiety.The app, called Build Your Own Theme Song, allows teens to record their own theme song using...

Warner Bros. poster for American Sniper

KSUBuzz Editor’s Picks: Out on the Town

Lily Martis January 20, 2015

Take a peek at our recommendations for this week's pop culture trends.Movie to watch:‘American Sniper’“American Sniper” was released this past weekend and received phenomenal reviews by critics...

KSUBuzz Editor’s Picks: Out on the Town

Lily Martis January 13, 2015

Check out our recommendations for what to check out in this week pop culture trends. WIGO Wigo is the “who’s going out” app for college students. The app allows students to quickly find out who’s...

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