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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Using a variety of passwords is one way to help increase the security of personal accounts.

Tips for protecting digital identity

Jenna Langan December 2, 2018

Tom Mahon, the manager of training and outreach for Kent State Information Services, taught a workshop titled “Protecting Your Digital Identity” on Nov. 28.Even though it’s easy and convenient to...

Students gathered in room 319 of the Student Center on Friday, Nov. 30 to compete in their weekly Super Smash Bros tournament.

Super Smash Bros used to create bonded community

Jenna Langan December 2, 2018

Every Friday, the Kent State Smash Community gathers in the Student Center to compete against one another in some virtual fighting fun.The group formed in Spring 2016 and has been holding tournaments on...

Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Students cutting Thanksgiving short to work Black Friday

Jenna Langan November 19, 2018

Black Friday begins earlier and earlier each year and continually cuts into the time of Thanksgiving.Kent State students are some of the many retail workers who will have to leave their families and holiday...

Two members of the video games club play games on the Nintendo Switch at their horror-themed game night on Oct. 31, 2018. 

Kent State video games club sees increased engagement

Jenna Langan November 10, 2018

video games club video from Jenna Langan on Vimeo.The Kent State video games club is growing as more and more students bond over playing video games each week.Every Wednesday, over 20 students gather in...

Microsoft Office 365 receives an upgrade that will help staff and faculty collaborate

Jenna Langan November 4, 2018

The Division of Technology has expanded the university’s agreement with Microsoft to include more beneficial collaboration tools.The upgrade gives faculty and staff a convenient space to access chat...

Catherine Leslie PhD (pictured far right), graduate studies coordinator of Kent State University’s Fashion School, stands with graduate students of the 2018-19 Master of Fashion Industry Studies cohort.

Fashion School expands into research field with new graduate program

Jenna Langan October 27, 2018

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising is in the first semester of its new graduate-level education program, a Master of Fashion Industry Studies (MFIS).Catherine Leslie, the graduate...

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Kent alumni create app to make student classroom communication easier

Jenna Langan October 22, 2018

The app, Sqrl, is designed for students to log in with their email for fast and collaborative communication between classmates.Boris Udovicic, marketing and business strategist, along with Dean Barker...

FEMA Five

President Trump slides into notifications across the nation

Jenna Langan October 4, 2018

Cell phones across America were alerted on Wednesday afternoon with a message from the federal government.“Presidential Alert: THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action...

Flash Technology Center and Student Accessibility Services team up to explore accessibility through technology

Jenna Langan October 3, 2018

October is disabilities awareness month.On Oct. 5 the Flash Technology Center and student accessibility services will bring in representatives from Apple to explore assistive technologies that are built...

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Uber Eats now delivering to the doorsteps of Kent

Jenna Langan September 22, 2018

Students who are tired of the same food on campus or trapped without a car now have a variety of foods that can be delivered right to them.Restaurants including McDonald’s, Twisted Meltz, Subway and...

Rebecca Prandi, a freshman hospitality management major.

Apple reveals new products at launch event

Jenna Langon September 14, 2018

Apple revealed its most expensive and intelligent products to date, including three advanced iPhones and an improved Apple Watch.The iPhone XS Max, the biggest iPhone yet, features the most durable glass...

Step One

Is your phone listening to you?

Jenna Langan September 12, 2018

You’re scrolling through your feed, and what do you know, staring back at you is an ad for a product you were just telling your friend about.If you have an Instagram, you know this all too well. It seems...

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