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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Students wait in line for COVID-19 testing Friday at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. After increased cases of COVID-19 at Kent State University, mass testing was brought to campus.

Ohio National Guard offers mass COVID-19 testing

Chris Ramos Reporter October 3, 2020

Partnering with the Ohio Pandemic Testing Team, the university offered students free coronavirus testing at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement on Friday. The testing team on campus was...

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. 

Ohio Pandemic Testing Team to visit campus for free COVID-19 testing

Kent State and the city of Kent partnered with the state of Ohio to bring the Ohio Pandemic Testing Team to campus, the university announced in an email Wednesday. A team of medics from the Ohio National...

Photo courtesy of Gary Hanson

Woman hit on East Main Street after car fails to yield

Neville Hardman October 28, 2015

A car hit a female pedestrian Wednesday afternoon when a driver failed to yield turning left from South Lincoln Street onto East Main Street.The pedestrian had the right to cross Main Street when she was...

Kent State University and Kent City Council plan to discuss the closing of South Willow Street from East Main Street to East College Avenue later this year. The university would like the section of South Willow Street closed to keep pedestrians on the Esplanade safe from oncoming traffic. 

City tables Willow Street closure talks with university

Hilary Crisan November 23, 2014

Discussions between Kent State University and the City of Kent to permanently shut down South Willow Street have been postponed to next September. The university’s desire to shut down a part of South...

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