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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

After meeting on Tinder, Oglesby and Bauer are learning to make long-distance work while in separate states.

Couple suggests communication, trust to make long distance work

Jennifer Lasik Reporter February 4, 2021

Lauryn Oglesby, a senior at Kent State University, sits in her apartment, waiting for the text from her boyfriend who lives over 100 miles away in Pittsburgh. “It’s been about six months and it does...

Krystin and Adam Fletcher after getting engaged at Kiss on the K in 2016. 

Kent State couples honored with Kiss on the K, the “wildest homecoming tradition”

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter October 11, 2020

The once-called “wildest homecoming tradition” resurfaced Thursday as couples who met at Kent State celebrated how the university brought them together.The tradition started when the K on Risman Plaza...

Kathy and Marc Blitz, Kent State alumni, kiss on Risman Plaza.

Couples feel the love during Kiss on the K

Austin Mariasy October 14, 2017

Dozens of couples came together to celebrate the annual Kiss on the K event on Risman Plaza Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.The Homecoming weekend event is an opportunity for older couples to look back at their...

Photo illustration by Paige Margulies

Sliding into DMs: Dating apps switch up college relationships

Payton Moore April 12, 2017

Online dating. Social media. The chances of meeting someone online are high — and sliding into someone’s DMs could just mean you’re interested in dating. In a study by Pew Research in 2013, roughly...

Valentines Day Statistics

KSU faculty breaks down Valentine’s Day using psychology, biology applied conflict

Katherine Schaeffer February 13, 2014

Red roses, candy hearts and teddy bears: all symbols of the idealized version of romance associated with Valentine’s Day. The holiday represents a common perception of what love should be, but fails...

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

Opinion: Reversing roles

Neville Hardman February 13, 2014

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s easy to want to get close to your significant other and watch a movie, but consider your selection carefully. Every romantic movie ever has a tired plot line: girl...

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