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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Harlequinn Bodziony is a freshman studio art major. Bodziony uses art to portray mental illness.

Student uses mental illness to inspire artwork

Freshman studio art major Harlequinn Bodziony uses art to convey her depression, anxiety and love of all things creepy.“I have kind of a creepier style,” she said. “My dad used to own a costume shop,...

Freshman guard Mariah Modkins brings the ball up during the second half of Kent States matchup against NIU on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Kent State won, 87-76. 

Young Flashes use bye week to prepare for key matchup against Akron

Gina Butkovich January 31, 2019

Kent State freshman guards Asiah Dingle and Mariah Modkins are currently experiencing the longest losing streak of their collegiate careers.The Flashes are on a four-game skid, with their most recent loss...

Freshman guard Jalen Avery passes the ball during the first half of the Kent State vs. Youngstown game on Nov. 14. The Flashes won their home opener 79-70.

Top-ranked freshman fills leadership role early in career

Kyle Samec November 17, 2015

If you bring up Jalen Avery’s high school accolades that made Mid-American Basketball Consultant rank him the No. 2 point guard in Ohio, he chooses to dismiss that hype, and instead, he’s focused on...

Forward/center Khaliq Spicer dunks the ball in a game against University at Buffalo on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. The Kent State Golden Flashes lost to the Buffalo Bulls 65-71.

Flashes expect mix of vets, freshmen to make impact

Stephen Means II October 20, 2015

The Kent State men’s basketball team comes into the 2015-16 season with new uniforms and a lot of new people; all expected to contribute from the onset.Head coach Rob Senderoff explained that even though...

A.L.I.C.E instructor Emily Ribnik teaches Kent State-Stark education majors distraction tactics to use against an active shooter, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2014. A.L.I.C.E, which stands for alert, lock down, inform, counter and evacuate, is a training program that teaches educators and students how to react if an active shooter is in the school.

Kent State provides safety training for freshmen

Hannah Armenta September 1, 2015

Kent State's Office of Student Success Programs has taken a three-pronged approach to teaching safety to incoming freshmen. This includes a safety session at Destination Kent State, residence hall meetings...

Our view: Not enough freshmen safety training

KS Editors September 1, 2015

Kent State's freshmen class has three different ways of learning about how to be safe on campus: an hour-long safety presentation at Destination Kent State from the Women's Center, DeWeese Health Center,...


FlashGuides continue to serve at Destination Kent State

Brittany Anderson July 9, 2015

Incoming freshmen attending Destination Kent State will have the opportunity to work with Kent State students to guide them into the world of college.FlashGuides are one of the most important parts of...

Briefing on Kent State

Jimmy Miller February 8, 2015

Recently released 15th day statistics indicate more freshmen are continuing to study at Kent State from fall to spring semester, using freshman persistence as a measuring stick.Freshman persistence, which...

Freshman Routine

Learning the ropes: Freshmen find their own routines

Cheyenne Perry September 24, 2014

A fourth of the way into the semester, incoming freshman are starting to get settled in at Kent State. The students are exercising their independence, meal plan options and developing study habits as they...

5 things to do freshman year

Erin Zaranec September 2, 2014

You’ve survived syllabus week, mapped out where your classes are and hopefully gotten to know a few people in your residence hall. So now what? Here are some things to keep in mind while maneuvering...

Freshman enrollment closed for fall 2014

Kristen Kobe June 20, 2014

The demand to be a part of Kent State University’s 2014 freshmen class has forced university admissions to close enrollment for the Kent campus more than six weeks earlier than last year.“Kent reached...

Illustration by LaQuann Dawson

Higher education presents academic, social challenges

Blythe Alspaugh April 30, 2014

When freshman visual communication design major Michaela Anderson came into college, the heavy workload came as a surprise to her.“In high school, I was used to staying up really late,” Anderson said....

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