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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Junior fashion merchandising major Holly Ashcraft with her blood sugar port.

Students reveal struggles of coping with diabetes in college

Lexi Marco December 4, 2018

When you think of diabetes, chances are you don’t think of a young, healthy child. However, there are countless young childern who are diagnosed with diabetes at a young age and spend their whole life...

Nutrition professor honored with Professor of the Game award

Lexi Marco November 16, 2018

Carmen Blakely, a nutrition professor at Kent State, received the Professor of the Game award at the Kent State football game on Thursday, Nov. 15 for her compassion and dedication in the classroom.Blakely...

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Portage County Board of Elections: An inside look

Lexi Marco November 7, 2018

The atmosphere at Portage County Board of Elections on Tuesday evening was quiet while voters trickled in slowly, but steadily throughout the last hour of open polls.People of all ages, most seeming to...

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Diminishing the appearance ideal: The Peer Body Project

Lexi Marco November 4, 2018

Kent State is taking new measures to help women on-campus with body image insecurities. The Peer Body Project is a four week body image research program focused on body acceptance in young women. The project,...

Table outside the event, flyers for mindfulness and a run down of the day’s activities.

KSU gives students and faculty opportunity for dialogue about mental health

Lexi Marco October 24, 2018

Kent State of Accessibility hosted its second annual Intersections of Mental Health and Disabilities on Wednesday, giving students the opportunity to speak on their struggles with mental health and what...

Severine Ford meditates in the LGTBQ student center during a Kent State hosted meditation session on October 10, 2018. Ford is a regular attendee of the meditation sessions on campus.

Meditation Across Campus — a new way to de-stress, unwind between classes

Lexi Marco October 14, 2018

Students often find themselves in a state of panic or despair, desperate for a moment of relaxation and peace of mind. A new program says a lot of these stressors can be put to ease through simple meditation.Meditation...

DONT PUBLISH YET: Women’s Center “squeezes” in faculty and staff for yearly mammograms provided on-campus

Lexi Marco October 9, 2018

The Kent State Women’s Center and the Women’s Diagnostic Center have partnered once again to bring mammogram screenings to campus in light of Breast Cancer Awareness month.“We started this a number...

Lauren Raifsnider poses for a photo.

Kent State student overcomes rare spinal condition while keeping spirits high

Lexi Marco October 8, 2018

It was a normal July day for junior accounting major Lauren Raifsnider when her body went numb and began to shut down.After Raifsnider’s long day of work, she headed to Akron, Ohio, to visit some friends....

Luke Wollet as a member of the New Orleans Saints

Former Kent State football player overcomes drug addiction

Lexi Marco September 19, 2018

Former Kent State football player Luke Wollet went from NFL hopeful to addict within a short period of time.Wollet, a 26-year-old Youngstown native, knows exactly what it’s like to have dreams right...

Participants gather around a table at the blood drive Sep. 5, 2018.

LifeShare blood bank gives back to students through scholarship

Lexi Marco September 5, 2018

Less than five percent of the population participates in blood donation, so it seems evident that giving blood isn’t an easy task for most people.LifeShare Community Blood Services has decided to provide...

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