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Kent Wired

When students keep their cameras off, the professor may see a screen full of blank boxes. However, assuming theyve turned their cameras off because theyre not paying attention is unfair. There are many legitimate reasons for wanting to keep their cameras off, such as those listed here. 

OPINION: Professors, it’s time to rethink that mandatory cameras-on policy

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer March 4, 2021

I know, I know. Professors who adopt cameras-on policies for their online classes are usually well-intentioned.They want to make sure we’re understanding the material and engaged. They want to give...

Black Squirrel Red Scarf

Chloe Zofchak February 13, 2021

The Kent State Hotel and Conference Center decorated for Main Street Kent’s Chocolate Walk. 

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 29: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard operate a mobile COVID-19 test center on the grounds of Miller Park on October 29, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wisconsin recently reported a seven-day average positivity rate of 27.2%, the highest infection rate to date for the state. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The US reported its second-highest number of new Covid-19 cases on Election Day, with more than 91,000 infections

By Christina Maxouris, CNN November 4, 2020

  (CNN) -- The US recorded 91,530 new Covid-19 infections on the day many Americans cast their ballots, adding to a series of staggering case numbers reported within just the past week.The country's...

5 things to know for November 3: Election, Covid-19, Eta, Kabul, Vienna

AJ Willingham, CNN November 3, 2020

(CNN) -- It's Election Day in America, a day marked by uncertainty, political rancor and the unshakeable feeling that we are living through one of the most politically consequential moments in our country's...

Defense and offensive lines getting set up before the start of a play at the fall scrimmage before the start of the season on Aug. 19 2019.

Kent State football prepares for a unique season

Owen MacMillan Sports editor October 6, 2020

Kent State football is set to play on Wednesday, Nov. 4 for the first time since the Flashes’ bowl game win last winter.All fall sports had been postponed to the spring, but a vote by the Mid-American...

Student COVID Testing

Chris Ramos October 2, 2020

Students social distance as they wait in line for free COVID-19 tests at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement on Friday, Oct. 2. Select dorms on campus were picked to receive the free testing.  

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...

NCAA announces plan for fall sport championships in the spring

Owen MacMillan Sports editor September 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors took up the issue of fall season sports playing national championships during the spring.Last month, the NCAA decided to move forward on plans...

Audrey Seifert with her dogs Koko and Bruno. Courtesy of Audrey Seifert. 

Finding the right apartment for your pets

Megan Becker Reporter September 20, 2020

Many apartments near Kent State are pet friendly and allow students to bring their pets for a monthly fee. The majority of the apartments listed on the Kent State website allow pets, with the exception...

A family walks to a charter bus that will evacuate them from Galveston Island to Austin in anticipation of impact from Hurricane Laura on August 25, 2020, at the Galveston Housing Authority offices in Galveston.

Laura nears Category 4 strength and threatens ‘unsurvivable’ storm surges as it approaches Louisiana and Texas

Editor's note: In the storm's path with a weak phone connection? Get the text-only version of top stories.(CNN) -- Hurricane Laura may reach extremely dangerous Category 4 strength before slamming...

A family moves into Clark Hall on Kent States campus Aug. 16, 2020.

Kent State welcomes back students living on-campus ahead of the new semester

Connor Steffen, reporter August 20, 2020

Kent State University kicked off its five-day, staggered move-in process Wednesday ahead of a fall semester that will adhere to the state’s social distancing and safety guidelines.Move-in began Wednesday...

College doesn’t equal stress: Learning to relax in college

Lydia Taylor (Thrive collab) July 31, 2020

“School is everything.”This might be a common phrase that you hear once you get into college, and the people saying that aren’t necessarily wrong. You’re here for a purpose: to achieve your goals...

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