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Masks required indoors on main campus as of July 29

Masks required indoors on main campus as of July 29

Alton Northup, Reporter July 29, 2022

Masks are required indoors on Kent State’s main campus following Portage County moving into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s high community spread designation for COVID-19. The university...

Kent State reinstates indoor mask requirement at Cuyahoga County campuses

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 27, 2022

All Kent State-affiliated locations within Cuyahoga County will have an indoor face mask requirement due to a “high” community level designation for COVID-19, according to an email sent by the university...

Mask mandate is back at Kent State’s Ashtabula campus

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 23, 2022

Kent State’s Ashtabula campus announced May 23 it will be requiring masks to be worn indoors on its campus. The university also said masks are not required when working alone in a confined space such...

Masks in classrooms will be lifted after the spring semester

Alexandra Golden, Assigning Editor April 14, 2022

Masks will no longer be required in classrooms starting May 19.   The announcement came in an email addressed to Kent State students, faculty and staff from Manfred van Dulmen, senior associate...

University relaxes mask mandate, with masks still required in classrooms and select campus locations

Alexandra Golden and Zaria Johnson March 3, 2022

Effective immediately, masks are still required on Kent State’s campuses during scheduled classes, labs and studios. Masks will also be required at DeWeese Health Center, on PARTA buses and in the...

Passengers que at the American Airlines counter in Ronald Reagan National Airport on September 17, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia, amid the coronavirus outbreak (Photo by Daniel SLIM / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden signs order requiring masks for travelers

(CNN) -- Wearing a face mask will soon be federally mandated for interstate travelers in the United States, according to an executive order signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday.The travel order applies...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. 

DeWine addresses the state, makes three additions to the statewide mask mandate

Gina Butkovich Managing editor November 11, 2020

Governor Mike DeWine made three additions to the statewide mask mandate in an address to Ohioans on Wednesday.  In addition to encouraging anyone leaving their house to wear a mask, DeWine said every...

#BlackAtKentState: A local look at racism on college campuses

KentWired Staff July 13, 2020

“There’s a lot that I think needs to change in general, but I think the biggest thing is awareness. That is an issue from our faculty and staff members because these things happen every day on campus,”...

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