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Kent Wired

A notice placed on the door that connects Olson Hall and Lake Hall informing students of the quarantine. Photo taken by Troy Pierson. 

4 more floors placed under quarantine

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 15, 2020

A total of 305 students and eight floors are currently under quarantine, with the latest date going until Oct. 21. Each dorm was informed via a community update email from Jill Jenkins, executive director...

2nd presidential debate host withdraws amid virus outbreak

Zeke Miller, AP July 27, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The University of Notre Dame has become the second university to withdraw as the host of one of this fall's three scheduled presidential debates amid the coronavirus pandemic.The university...

“Paint and Sip” brings Lake, Olson community together

Hannah Gooch Housing Reporter September 29, 2019

The Lake and Olson Hall building-wide "Paint and Sip" brought in a colorful crowd Thursday night.An assembly line of checking in, gathering painting materials and pouring juice kept the Center for Undergraduate...

Kent State works to guide exploratory students to graduation

Morgan Hallam October 9, 2018

Every semester, a new freshman class arrives on campus with no clue what career they want to get into. These ‘exploratory’ majors work with the university to find the right program.Kent State students...

(From left) Junior communication studies major Alicia Johnson, sophomore public relations major Ian Gillan, freshman journalism major Carrie George and senior journalism major Blythe Alspaugh attempt to catch water balloons during a water balloon contest behind Olson Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.

Students cool off at CCI water balloon toss

Alexis Wohler September 2, 2015

Residence hall director Marianne Warzinski was sitting at her desk on Wednesday wondering what she could do to help her residents beat the heat. She then came up with the idea to host a water balloon...

Two workers ontop of the Institutional Advancement Center being constructed along S. Lincoln St on March 11, 2015.

Students say construction work on campus is annoying, affects their daily routine

Lauren Biertempfel March 29, 2015

Construction on the Center for Undergraduate Excellence, located between Olson and Lake halls, had affected students’ lives in the residence halls.“When it first started, they were doing work on the...

Submitted photo from Colin Schalk.

Update: Mice found at Olson and Lake halls

Matthew Merchant February 23, 2015

Residents of Lake and Olson Halls found mice on several floors of the residence halls in February and took action to catch the rodents themselves.Colin Schalk, a junior communication studies major, said...

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