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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Unexpected snow storm hits Portage County

March 14, 2023

TV2's Gabby Jonas spoke with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and students off campus about how to stay prepared for the winter storm. Between snow scrapers and checking your engine, Ray Marsch...

The coldest wind chills in decades will thrash New England as 8 deaths are now linked to an ice storm in the South

CNN— Dangerous wind chills as cold as 50 degrees Fahrenheit below zero are set to blast the Northeast as the number of deaths linked to an ice storm in the South rose to eight. The mind-numbing wind...

Models still arent agreeing on how much ice will setup with this winter storm, however, heres one possible scenario the American model is suggesting.

Winter storm alerts in place as millions brace for more rain, snow and ice

Jennifer Gray, CNN meteorologist February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- As the second winter storm in less than a week sets up across the country, 21 states are gearing up for a blast of winter precipitation and dangerously cold temperatures. More than 85 million...

Models still arent agreeing on how much ice will setup with this winter storm, however, heres one possible scenario the American model is suggesting.

Winter storm alerts in place as millions brace for more rain, snow, and ice

Jennifer Gray CNN meteorologist February 1, 2022

(CNN) -- As the second winter storm in less than a week sets up across the country, 21 states are gearing up for a blast of winter precipitation and dangerously cold temperatures.More than 85 million people...

Mark Miller, the pastor of Portage Community Chapel, walks underneath the Haymaker Parkway bridge on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, to drop off supplies to the people living in tent shelters in Kent. 

Hear from the people of Kent as they brave this week’s merciless cold

KentWired Staff January 30, 2019

Mark Miller doesn’t mind the cold.Bundled in his warm coat and boots, he carefully picked his way down an icy slope underneath the Haymaker Parkway bridge Tuesday night. As he lit his way with a flashlight,...

David Williams, a senior reporter for KentWired.

STORY TIME: I survived the day Kent froze over

David Williams January 30, 2019

Walking up the frozen Esplanade, the wind rushed into my face, effectively rendering my scarf, hat and hoodie useless. I saw only two or three people rushing from building to building. The PARTA bus stop...

Students walk across Risman Plaza on Kent States main campus and battle the frigid cold on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

It’s still absurdly cold. Campus closes Thursday

Valerie Royzman January 30, 2019

All of Kent State's campuses will be closed Thursday due to extreme, cold weather, the university announced in an email Wednesday."The Kent Campus will remain closed, and all classes are canceled on Thursday,...

A Kent State student walks along Kent States front campus on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

Ridiculously cold weather closes campus Wednesday

Valerie Royzman January 29, 2019

Kent State’s main campus will be closed Wednesday due to severe weather, the university announced in an email Tuesday afternoon."The Kent Campus will be closed, and all classes are canceled, for Wednesday,...

Mica Pflug

Opinion: The flu survival guide

Mica Pflug September 24, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, cold and flu season is upon us.A few weeks of looming threats will emerge in the form of sniffles in class or waking up one night to your roommate coughing up a lung.Then ensues a...

Dorothy Dworsky holds her pill case with an attached Lively activity sensor on May 16, 2014 at her home in San Francisco, Calif.

Antibiotics create ‘superbugs’ when misused

When college students start to feel a cold or flu coming on, they should not run to their doctors for an antibiotic.In fact, doctors, healthcare professionals and public health professors say it might...

Freshman psychology major Casey Blum tries to stay warm with a scarf and headband while walking to class in the 7 degree weather on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2015.

‘It sucks pretty bad’: Temperatures drop to single digits on students’ first day

Dana Miller January 19, 2016

Students braved below freezing temperatures on Tuesday morning while walking to classes for their first day back.This time last year, the morning temperature started out at about 17 degrees Fahrenheit;...

Vandana Kalia shovels snow off her driveway in the GreenTree neighborhood on Jan. 26, 2015 in State College, Pa. Heavy snow fell overnight, closing all Centre County schools. 

Colder weather, healthy habits

Kelsie Britton March 1, 2015

Students can adhere to many healthy habits to avoid getting sick in this frigid winter season.“The things that we notice most this time of year, especially with students, is that they tend to overeat,"...

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