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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A group of nursing students at their clinicals. (from left to right) Hannah Schweier, Reese McCrann, Hannah Stark, Alex Harris, Leah Krajewski, Emily Lippe, Chloe Sickman, Nicole Cannon

Kent State University’s nursing program focuses on self-care

Sydney Pendergast, Reporter June 17, 2022

The Kent State nursing program is the highest-ranked program in northern Ohio. Even after the pandemic, both students and professors continue to keep morale and retention up. The program focuses on...

Left to Right: Ivan Conard, Omarion Royster, Jae’Von Johnson, Tristan Lawler, Isaiah Amos aka Zay, K’Vyayre Hill aka Choppa Smoov, Q aka Quentin Upshaw, Archie Green, Amari Mercury, Tahj Banks aka King Tahjy pose after the Cope Kingz Showcase

Local rapper uses music to empower Black high school students

Madeleine Majikas, Reporter April 6, 2022

The Cope Kingz waited anxiously in the wings of the stage as their classmates filled the empty seats. They have been rehearsing for weeks, all coming down to this one performance. Kendrick Lamar’s voice...

USG Candidates take the stage, debates mental health on campus

Christian Danner, Reporter March 21, 2022

Undergraduate Student Government candidates fought for their chance to represent the students of Kent State on Thursday in the Governance Chambers. The nominees took the stage and answered several questions...

Anonymous users on YikYak share their feelings as the semester winds down. 

“Burnt-out”: college students experience mental health decline

Morgan McGrath Reporter Natalia Hernandez Maceira Reporter November 20, 2021

College students nationwide are feeling the pressure of returning to in-person classes as demand for access to mental health services has been at an all-time high. Campus administrations attempt to accommodate...

Mental Health KSU

Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

Julia Matton

Homesickness in college students countered with calls, visits home

Jennifer Lasik Reporter May 10, 2021

Julia Matton picks up the phone twice a week to call her mother back at home in New Hampshire to reconnect and talk about their lives while she is 600 miles away at Kent State.Talking on the phone with...

Genevieve Menyhart (right) poses in her cap and gown as she graduates from her living room with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography in May 2020. Menyhart is a wedding photographer and is hopeful for the future of wedding photography this summer.

The class of COVID-19: 2020 graduates navigate the lasting impacts of graduating during a pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter May 6, 2021

College graduation is called commencement because it’s supposed to be a new beginning, but COVID-19 posed new challenges for the class of 2020.  A June 2020 study found that millions of students worldwide...

Kent Running2bWell group.

Running2bWell resumes outdoor in-person meetups, regaining participation

Anthony Elder Reporter May 2, 2021

Running2bWell resumed in-person meetups on March 15. The return follows several months of Zoom meetings and lowered participation. Now, the organization sees many people returning and operates similarly...

OPINION – Not all who wander are lost: The wandering generation

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer May 1, 2021

“It’s astonishing to me how we can all be so okay yet so not fine all at one time,” my friend wrote to me as we discussed this past year of growth for us. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us in a...

Exercise infographic

How exercise can benefit mental health

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 30, 2021

Fitness and exercise may be a way to build muscle, lose some weight, increase metabolism and improve your overall physique, but one thing that can motivate many people to stay active is the sense of overall...

The department of Kent State’s Police Services located in Stockdale Safety Building.

Campus police work to combat poor mental health, stress in field

Cameron Aloway reporter April 9, 2021

An officer’s role at the Kent State Police Department can revolve around mental health crises on a daily basis, thus potentially being exposed to traumatic events. “Officers need to acknowledge that...

Randale Richmond gave a presentation to the Kent State community on April 6 on why he should be selected as Kent’s next director of athletics. He spent a decade at Kent earlier in his administrative career and is now at Old Dominion University.

Randale Richmond closes athletic director search presentation

Randale Richmond has spent 10 of his 16 years in intercollegiate athletics at Kent State, and he returned Tuesday to give the final presentation from the candidates for Kent’s next director of athletics.Currently,...

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