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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

OPINION: sophomore housing requirement leads to financial stress

Hannah Keil, Reporter March 23, 2022

At Kent State, all freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. The only exemptions for underclassmen – under 60 credits –  include medical reasons, financial hardships, commuters and fraternity...

Casanova’s workplace at home. 

Students taking online classes struggle with their home environment

Megan Becker Reporter September 28, 2020

Many students who were planning on living on campus have decided to live at home instead because of coronavirus, quarantining and online classes. At home, students have to live outside of a learning environment...

Students are first sent to mediation services before switching roommates due to conflict

Vanessa Gresley October 12, 2018

Conflict between roommates often leads students to switch out of their dorm rooms, and starting this year, a new effort at Kent State refers students to Student Mediation Services before they do so.Last...

Teresa Crum, a sophomore criminology and justice studies major, stands in the lounge on her floor, which is serving as her temporary dorm room.

Transitional housing brings mixed emotions to students

Abbey Jones September 5, 2017

One of the first memories of freshman year for students is packing up their van, making the drive to campus and moving things to their dorm room.However, instead of an actual room, some students are placed...

Freshman digital media production major Kyle Metzger watches a movie on his laptop in Olson Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.

Do’s and dont’s while living in residence halls

Ryan Landolph September 16, 2015

Students moving into the residence halls for the first time know many of the written rules, but there is way more  unwritten rules you may not know about.It is important for first-time students to get...

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