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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Biden administration launches $10 million ad campaign, leaders network to encourage vaccination

Latest Ohio Republican anti-vaccine bill could be dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A House GOP bill limiting businesses' ability to require the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment hit another roadblock Wednesday, with indications the measure may be...

Patriot Guard rider and U.S. Navy veteran Ron Connally, center, of Oak Harbor, holds a flag at the 9/11 ceremony at Evergreen-Rotary Park in Bremerton, Wash. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Steagall)

How to help, volunteer and honor 9/11 victims through public service

(CNN) -- Twenty years ago, terrorists seized control of four airliners, killed 2,977 people and shook the national conscience of the United States. But the attacks of 9/11 also aroused a sense of patriotism,...

Lique Coolen is a neuroscience professor and the associate dean for the College of Arts & Sciences. Coolen has studied neuroscience for 26 years, focusing in areas of research like reproduction. Courtesy of Kent State University 

Choose Ohio First grant awarded to Kent State; four STEM programs added

Kelly Krabill Reporter May 8, 2021

Kent State has been awarded $3.5 million from the Choose Ohio First grant to support students in STEM-related majors. First-time students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine...

Syringes wand vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are prepared to be administered to front-line health care workers under an emergency use authorization at a drive up vaccination site from Renown Health in Reno, Nevada on December 17, 2020. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP) (Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images)

FDA gives approval for syringes to extract an extra dose from vials of the Covid-19 vaccine

(CNN) -- As the US set a new daily record for Covid-19 inoculations and states clamored for more vaccine supplies, Pfizer and the FDA said pharmacists and health practitioners can in some cases extract...

 Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet, speaks to the media prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on June 10, 2020 in Martinsville, Virginia. 

FBI says Bubba Wallace not a target of a hate crime

 (CNN) -- The FBI said Tuesday a noose found in the team garage of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace at the Talladega Superspeedway has been there since last year and he, therefore, is not a victim of a hate...

Junior visual communication design major Sarita Kumde and freshman architecture major Adryan Reyes (wearing the Condom Fairy costume) give free condoms to junior speech pathology major Breanna Lokken and sophomore early childhood education major Nick Miller during Kent Interhall Councils Condoms of the K at Risman Plaza on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. 

‘Condoms on the K’ kicks off Sex Week

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter October 21, 2019

Kent Interhall Council members and volunteers handed out free condoms and lube during Condoms on the K on Risman Plaza Monday to kick off Kent State’s Sex Week.“I think that it's promoting safe sex,”...

What’s new with the Flu

Colleen Carroll Science reporter October 15, 2019

Flu season is just beginning to rear its ugly head and clinics are arming themselves with arsenals of vaccines. Influenza’s annual assault falls in October and can last through early spring, and it’s...

Chris Flessner, an associate professor in the department of psychology. 

Kent State professor receives grant for food allergy safety training project

Sabrina Scott September 8, 2019

Christopher Flessner, an associate professor in the department of psychology, is launching a food allergy safety training project through a national grant to help lower-income children and their families...

Jaynanne Sheehan presents her Plate Map idea at the CEBIdea Pitch Competition in the KIVA at Kent State on October 8, 2018.

Kent State student fights back against childhood allergies

Bryan Vohsing October 9, 2018

Kent State student Jaynanne Sheehan plans to fight back against childhood allergies with Plate Map, an app that scans food and informs the user of potential allergens or dietary restrictions.Sheehan’s...

Opinion: Spreading autism awareness

Travis Askew April 5, 2017

It’s April already and this is when we first begin to really get excited about the end of the semester, warm weather and summer break.However, not many people know that April is also Autism Awareness...

Guest Column: Your heart, your health, your choice

Dr. James R Grillot February 2, 2015

As a nation, we are conservative about health, but we are liberal when it comes to disease. Unfortunately, we need to be more aware of some scary statistics. Sixty-four percent of Americans are overweight...

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