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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Student shares hardships navigating campus with temporary disability

Olivia McWain Reporter February 17, 2022

In the aftermath of Winter Storms Izzy and Landon, Kent campus was quite difficult for students to navigate. Parking spots were taken by mounds of snow, walkways were icy and staircases were yet to be...

R1 Rockwell Parking Lot at Kent State covered in mounds of snow on Feb. 2, 2022.

Kent groundskeepers struggle keeping up with winter storms

Grace Hare Reporter February 6, 2022

With only 21 groundskeepers and more than 900 acres of main campus grounds to maintain, the Kent State staff is finding it hard to stay ahead of the recent winter storms. Winter Storm Landon brought about...

KentWired editors teamed up to share about how they spent their snow days.

KentWired editors find words for snow days

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief Kelly Krabill Managing Editor Savannah Monks Photo Editor Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor Reegan Saunders Assigning Editor Alexandra Golden Assigning Editor February 6, 2022

As Winter Storm Landon poured several inches of snow across Kent State's campus pushing the university to close for two days of in-person classes; faculty, staff and students spent the time mostly at home....

Plow tracks between Eastway and the MACC covered with fresh snow during the campus closure on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.

Snowfall presents issues for Kent State students navigating on and off campus

Not many people were walking around campus Thursday afternoon as frigid winds started to pick up and snow continued to fall. In preparation for the impending storm, the university canceled classes for...

Vehicles travel down South Water Street amid snowfall from winter storm Landon on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. 

City of Kent inflates resources to get ahead of Winter Storm Landon

Kelly Krabill Managing Editor February 3, 2022

The city of Kent prepared for Winter Storm Landon by beefing up staff, enforcing a parking ban and enduring longer shifts.Kent’s Fire Department expects more emergency-related calls so some employees...

A university vehicle parks near the library during the campus closure on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. The university announced Thursday evening the closure would extend through Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 due to severe weather conditions. 

Kent State extends campus closure through Friday

Owen MacMillan Digital Content Manager February 3, 2022

All Kent State University campuses will remain closed Friday due to winter storm Landon.The university announced in an email Wednesday night that campus would be closed Thursday, and an advisory sent around...

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