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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State launches new sexual and relationship violence prevention course

Jenna Bal, Reporter April 12, 2022

A course covering sexual and relationship violence prevention will be open to all students in the fall, after its successful pilot launch this semester. The course instructor, Bayadir Alrehaili,...

Kent State art exhibit opens conversation around sexual assault

Jenna Bal, Reporter April 9, 2022

Editor’s note: The following story contains mention of sexual assault.  A long purple prom dress hangs on a wall in Kent State’s Williamson House. Beside it a quote reads: “If that’s what love...

Kent State announces programming for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Jenna Bal, Reporter April 7, 2022

An exhibit featuring six stories of survivors of sexual assault will be the first project the Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services displays in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness...

Jennifer OConnell, the director of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services at Kent State, poses for a portrait outside the Williamson House Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.

Kent State’s SRVSS director opens up about battle with breast cancer

Emily McMahan November 3, 2017

Jennifer O’Connell is in a new chapter of her life, but she wasn’t expecting it to involve breast cancer. The director of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services has been receiving treatment...

Documentary highlights connection between social media and sexual assault

Adriona Murphy November 1, 2016

Kent State's Women’s Center and the Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Service (SRVSS) hosted a screening for the Netflix documentary “Audrie and Daisy” at the Williamson House Tuesday...

A Call for Help

A call for help: University says more students reporting sexual assaults

Ian Flickinger November 18, 2015

Three months ago, Sarah* matched with a man on Tinder who stood out from all the rest. He seemed “special.” He took interest in her life, listened when she talked and cared about her family. As the...

A Call for Help

A call for help: University says more students reporting sexual assaults (WRONG)

Ian Flickinger November 17, 2015

Three months ago, Sarah* matched with a man on Tinder who stood out from all the rest. He seemed “special.” He took interest in her life, listened when she talked and cared about her family. As the...

Green Dot creates bystander awareness

Ian Flickinger November 17, 2015

Green Dot approaches power-based personal violence from a unique angle: the bystander. Through skill-based education, Green Dot hopes to teach all members of the community, that there are ways to intervene.“(Green...

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