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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Ohio Department of Health infographic about Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccination.

The new Flashes Safe Eight and KSU’s expectations for vaccination

Ethan Cohen Reporter March 3, 2021

Kent State University published the Flashes Safe Eight March 1 that introduces COVID-19 vaccination as the eighth step.The new step asks students to “Flash Your Arm” and get vaccinated when they...

RAs during a socially distanced training session.

Resident assistants handle COVID-19 with virtual events, busy schedules and Flashes Safe Seven

Megan Becker Reporter October 24, 2020

Kylie Snyder lives, works and goes to class in the same room. As a resident assistant, she spends the day studying, reaching out to residents and planning programs that adhere to the Flashes Safe Seven.COVID-19...

Students painting pumpkins during an Honors College pumpkin decorating event.

Socially distanced events planned on campus for Halloween

Megan Becker Reporter October 20, 2020

Campus organizations are trying to keep students safe and COVID-19-free this Halloween with socially distanced events and activities.In the past, Kent State’s Halloween has been a celebration drawing...

OPINION: “Where’s Todd?” reveals students’ dissatisfaction with university’s handling of threats to their lives

Lyndsey Brennan Reporter October 5, 2020

Last semester I conducted an interview with a May 4 survivor that chilled me.I had gone into the interview naïve, hoping to hear about healing and forgiveness. Instead, what I heard was disbelief, disgust...

Kent State announces date adjustment for spring break 2021

Troy Pierson Reporter October 1, 2020

Manfred van Dulmen, interim associate provost for academic affairs at Kent State, released an email this afternoon announcing an adjustment to the spring 2021 semester.Spring break has been moved from...

Lacey Neimeier, a freshman architecture major at Kent State. Courtesy of Lacey Neimeier.

School through a screen: Students adjust to remote experience

Morgan McGrath Feature writer September 29, 2020

Lacey Neimeier, a freshman architecture major at Kent State University, sits alone in her dorm room in Fletcher Hall.“I always feel like I’m missing stuff.” She expresses her concerns with online...

Organization for disabled adults extends opportunity to Kent State Trumbull

Jessica Cobb Regionals/Teaching reporter September 28, 2020

Students with disabilities can be integrated into university culture and prepare themselves for career success with a partnership at Kent State’s Trumbull campus. The campus is home to Siffrin Academy...

Diacon asks students to ‘take responsibility’ for slowing COVID-19 spread

Troy Pierson Reporter September 22, 2020

Kent State President Todd Diacon and Kent City Health Commissioner Joan Seidel stated in an email the rise in COVID-19 cases is attributable to gatherings off-campus, and that students attending these...

Coach Sean Lewis posted this statement urging the MAC to reconsider the postponement of the fall football season to the spring, Sept. 17.

Kent State football players push for fall season

Nicholas Pedone Sports reporter September 19, 2020

When Kent State’s football team became one of the first Division I programs to cancel their spring practices out of precaution for the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty loomed around Dix Stadium.“The...

Gov. Mike DeWine announced Portage County is now in a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status, which indicates very high exposure and spread of the virus. 

Portage County rises to COVID-19 Level 3 Red status

Gina Butkovich Lauren Sasala September 17, 2020

Gov. Mike DeWine announced Portage County is now in a COVID-19 Level 3 Red status, which indicates very high exposure and spread of the virus. “The majority of cases are being driven by activities in...

Kent State football players sit in the stands, admiring the rings. Many appear not be wearing a mask. 

Video shows Kent State football players without masks during on-campus bowl ring distribution

Dante Centofanti Reporter August 31, 2020

For the first time in the 99-year history of the program, members of the Kent State football team received rings Aug. 17 for winning a bowl game. A video posted to the Kent State football Twitter account...

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