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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Finding safety on the university’s website

Reegan Saunders, Assigning Editor March 8, 2022

Kent State University introduced a new series geared toward directing students, faculty and staff  to university web features they should know about.  The first installment of “Where on the Web?”...

Safety Awareness Week is brought to KSU community

Olivia Perry Reporter March 23, 2021

Safety Awareness Week is filled with presentations that will highlight the importance of safety measures and provide practical information that people can implement in their environment.These presentations...

Police in Kent are investigating the theft of catalytic converters on and off-campus.

Police investigating catalytic converter thefts

Kent State University Police and Kent Police are investigating the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles on and off-campus.A catalytic converter is a component of a vehicle’s exhaust and is often...

USG President Tiera Moore

Kent State enacts policy for painting campus rock

Emma Andrus Reporter January 28, 2021

A new Kent State policy went into effect Jan. 11 that is intended to set some rules around how the Front Campus rock is used and painted, following a series of messages in September that included “White...

The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.

Pop-up super PACs flood Georgia runoff: ‘It’s about the big message’

Kim Berryman and Kyung Lah, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.Drivers paused at lights, pulled out...

The SpaceX Crew-1 crew members (from left) NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Soichi Noguchi are seen.

SpaceX launch: Four astronauts take off aboard Crew Dragon bound for ISS

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business November 15, 2020

(CNN) -- A SpaceX spacecraft carrying four astronauts soared into outer space Sunday — marking the kick off of what NASA hopes will be years of the company helping to keep the International Space Station...

Kent State named 11th safest campus

Madison MacArthur September 8, 2017

The Council for Home Safety and Security recently named Kent State the 11th safest campus in the nation.The study looked at a total of 2,167 schools with an enrollment of over 15,000 students.Chief of...

Our view: Not enough freshmen safety training

KS Editors September 1, 2015

Kent State's freshmen class has three different ways of learning about how to be safe on campus: an hour-long safety presentation at Destination Kent State from the Women's Center, DeWeese Health Center,...

Opinon: Why colleges should report sex crimes, pronto, to police and prosecutors

Chicago Tribune August 31, 2015

Sexual assault has doubtlessly occurred on college campuses at least as long as there have been coeducational institutions.But only in recent years have schools, students and parents begun to grasp just...

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Kent residence halls look to win $200,000 grant for security enhancements

Julianne Calapa January 28, 2015

Kent State is a contender to win a $200,000 grant for safety and security technology upgrades to be used in the residence halls.Together for Safer Schools Grant Program, a nationwide vote-based contest...

Winter weather raises concerns for students with disabilities

For Kent State students with physical disabilities, the severe weather of the winter season can make life more difficult and dangerous.“For me, a lot of the challenge is the cold weather,” senior paralegal...

Cars drive by the PARTA Kent Central Gateway bus station on Tuesday, January 14, 2013. Students choose to ride PARTA busses in the winter months rather than walking or driving in the snow.

Local authorities offer safety tips and advice to students as winter weather persists

Nathan Havenner January 16, 2014

Winter weather has come to northeast Ohio, with parts of the state seeing temperatures not seen in more than 20 years, the result of a polar vortex affecting much of the United States, according to weather.com.These...

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