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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State’s offensive line huddles to strategize during their game against Akron. Nov. 17, 2020.

Effects of COVID-19 on student-athletes

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Long-term effects of COVID-19 are still vastly unknown, but many are concerned that these effects could be worse for athletes.Jacob Barkley, a health sciences professor at Kent State University, says that...

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Excessive smartphone use connected to unhappiness, anxiety

Paige Bennett February 20, 2018

When Andrew Lepp, an associate professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS), walks into a classroom, he is often met by silence.Instead of seeing a room of students talking before...

Marcus Summerlin, a sophomore philosophy major, walks down the Kent State Esplanade in Kent, Ohio, on Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016.

Technology hinders healthy lifestyles

Samantha Ickes November 16, 2016

Looking out the window of the Kent State Student Center, Andrew Lepp and Jacob Barkley watched as students walked along the Esplanade toward the University Library. Some stared at their cellphones as they...

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KSU professors study the effects of cell phone use on academic performance

Julianne Calapa March 18, 2015

A new study conducted by Kent State professors examines the link between college students’ GPA and smartphone use.Last year, Andrew Lepp, an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership...

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