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The Wait 2 Txt campaign will be occurring over the next three weeks.

KSUPD kicks off distracted pedestrian campaign

David Williams April 11, 2018

This week, getting a free coffee can be as easy as crossing the street. That’s because KSUPD officers will be at random crosswalks offering coupons to people who cross correctly, not looking at their...

Kyle Fitch

Looking ahead to the future of OLED displays

Kyle Fitch November 29, 2017

Organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, are well on the way to changing how we look at technology.OLED displays are used in technology from laptops and cellphones to tablets and jumbotrons.The OLED, while...

Students rewarded for staying Off their phones in class

Alexis Amato March 9, 2016

Paying attention in class can be pretty difficult, especially when the whole world of social media is sitting right there in your phone. The urge to tweet, post, and Instagram can be more powerful than...

Matt Poe

Opinion: Ruling in Apple’s favor a win for the public

Matt Poe March 1, 2016

A New York judge ruled in favor of Apple in its case against the U.S. Department of Justice, in what could turn out to be a landmark decision for the tech giant and the public. The Justice Department has...

Cell phone use

Can cell phones define you? New study suggests ‘yes’

Lydia Taylor January 12, 2015

Three Kent State professors and a graduate student questioned if excessive cell phone use during leisure time benefits college students in a November 2014 study. Assistant professor Jian Li and associate...

Neville Hardman is a sophomore magazine journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at

Opinion: Quitting social media

Neville Hardman April 17, 2014

Twelve snapchats, four Twitter notifications, three Facebook messages and one Instagram alert awaited me after I went 24 hours without using social media, and none of them were important.We are a part...

Video: Cell phone charging stations installed in the Kent Student Center

Max Fleck February 28, 2014

Video by Max Fleck. The Kent State Student Center added a new cell phone charging station earlier this week. There are four stations in the building, and they are located on the first floor of the Student...

Albert Fisler is a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: The NSA and smartphones: Are we being spied on?

Albert Fisler January 16, 2014

Editor's note: Because of an editor’s error, the wrong headshot of Albert Fisler was posted on Friday. The correct headshot is now featured.This summer, Edward Snowden announced to the world that the...

Need a break from cellular distractions? Dont worry, there’s an app for that

Katy Coduto January 15, 2014

While Lepp, Barkley and Karpinski’s research only begins to scratch the surface of what constant cellphone use does to us mentally, it’s a good reminder that sometimes, the cellphone does need to be...

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