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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Incoming students and their parents enter Eastway during Destination Kent State on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Kent State launches new orientation program

Taylor Gay Reporter June 11, 2021

Kent State launched their 2021 Destination Kent State (DKS) freshman orientation. Over 25 sessions will be spread throughout June and early July. DKS consists of a mandatory virtual event for the incoming...

Sign advertising a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the DeWeese Health Center on Kent State’s campus. May 10th 2021 (Rachel Gross)

Vaccine distribution slows in Ohio, health officials holding out for herd immunity

Rachel Gross Reporter June 3, 2021

The Franklin County Health Department is receiving more vaccines a week than they can give out. “We’re having to kind of change our strategy a bit,” said Alex Jones, the assistant Health Commissioner...

Screenshot from Tuesday’s A.I.D. meeting

A.I.D. training provides mental health awareness and education to students, faculty and staff

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter February 23, 2021

“Sam is very well-liked in your hall, with lots of friends, extracurriculars and a significant other who they spend a lot of time with. Over time, though, they start to become more withdrawn, quit most...

Krystin and Adam Fletcher after getting engaged at Kiss on the K in 2016. 

Kent State couples honored with Kiss on the K, the “wildest homecoming tradition”

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter October 11, 2020

The once-called “wildest homecoming tradition” resurfaced Thursday as couples who met at Kent State celebrated how the university brought them together.The tradition started when the K on Risman Plaza...

Kent LGBTQ+ Center to celebrate history through October

Bella Hagey Diversity reporter October 6, 2020

During the month of October, Kent State will celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with different educational opportunities, history lessons, and fun games and events. The history month is important because...

Jazz player Rudy Gobert touches mics as he leaves NBA press conference

NBA suspends season after Jazz center Rudy Gobert tests positive for coronavirus

(CNN) -- The NBA has suspended its season after a player preliminarily tested positive for coronavirus, stunning fans and players who heard the plan at stadiums Wednesday night, and adding to a list of...

Jarrett Theberge headshot 2

OPINION: Does impeachment “overturn the will of the American people?”

Jarett Theberge Photographer October 16, 2019

 “A partisan impeachment inquiry is a blatant attempt to overturn the will of the American people.” This is what Vice President Mike Pence said at a rally in Louisiana on Oct. 5 criticizing Democrats...

President Beverly Warren addresses the Board of Trustees on Wednesday.

University retention rates reach record high amid enrollment decline

Morgan Hallam September 12, 2018

Kent State’s retention rate reached a record 81 percent last year, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon told trustees Wednesday.Diacon and other administrators officially...

Kent State linebacker James Alexander (left) and safety Erik Simpson attempt to push Bowling Green wide receiver Calvin Clater out of bounds Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.

BGSU’s offense overwhelms Kent State in road victory

Scott Lendak November 1, 2017

Coming off a discouraging 48-3 blowout loss to Ohio, Kent State hoped to get back on track against a one-win Bowling Green team. The Flashes' efforts were unsuccessful though, as they lost to the Falcons,...

Kyle Fitch

Opinion: Tesla: Saving the future of electric cars

Kyle Fitch September 20, 2017

Could the electric car be this generation's next technologic innovation, like smartphones?This new field of clean energy will be revolutionary, and car company Tesla, Inc. is releasing new technology making...

Kent State saves and sustains lives at LifeShare blood drive

Brenna Parker September 11, 2015

University Health Services is sponsoring a blood drive with LifeShare Community Blood Services, Tuesday through Thursday from noon to 7 p.m. on the third floor in the student center.LifeShare Community...

Illustration by LaQuann Dawson

LifeShare rewards students for saving lives

Erin Zaranec March 12, 2014

LifeShare Community Blood Services, a nonprofit organization located in northeast Ohio, is one of two organizations that host blood drives on Kent State’s campus.There are 10 to 12 LifeShare blood drives...

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