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OPINION: Fear, failure and the power of perseverance

OPINION: Fear, failure and the power of perseverance

Jacob Freshly, Opinion Writer February 20, 2024

It’s not easy to be brave, disciplined and strong.  I fall to fear and challenges every day. “I’ll do my homework later,” I tell myself. “I’m too tired to exercise today.” “I can’t...

KSU’s graphic created to congratulate Fletcher on her Gymnast of the Year award. April 23, 2021.

Abby Fletcher’s journey to become a gymnastics MVP

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter April 23, 2021

Abby Fletcher struggled for years at gymnastics before reaching her full athletic potential in her college years. She would eventually develop into a program leader for Kent State and become the best...

Medical Assistant Joann e Grajeda, a volunteer from El Paso, Tx., administers a COVID-19 antigen test at a testing clinic on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Memorial Stadium in Port Huron.

Fauci says new Covid-19 cases are at a disturbing level as the US is primed for a surge

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN April 8, 2021

 (CNN) -- The number of new Covid-19 cases has plateaued at a "disturbingly high level," and the US is at risk from a new surge, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned on Wednesday.Although off the highs of earlier...

OPINION: Senioritis with a touch of COVID-19

Jessica Goodwin Opinion Writer November 4, 2020

It is November. We are on week 10 of the semester and week 34 since our entire life changed, and I am drained. I am drained of motivation, I am drained of hope and I am drained of perseverance. Is it the...

Sarah Richardson was the first voter in line at the Rec on Nov. 3, 2020. 

A look into Election Day in Portage County

KentWired Staff November 3, 2020

Our staff is spending all day visiting various polling locations and hearing from members of the greater Kent community. Here’s a look at the people voting, volunteering and being a part of Election...

Courtney James, a Kent State Stark student speaks of transferring colleges and finding herself.

Twelve students open up about overcoming adversity

Faith Riggs March 21, 2018

Life has its hardships, and for 12 Kent State women, their journey to Kent State has not been an easy road.Mental health and divorce are just a few of the stories the women shared during the Sage Project.“I’m...

Running made easy, one app at a time

Katie Leyton April 28, 2015

Who’s that person at the gym on their phone? Is it you?Whether it’s at the gym, home or work, we have all become dependent on technology. However, I don’t think it’s about how much you use your...

How social media can help you lose weight

Katie Leyton January 27, 2015

Social media, without a doubt, controls everything in our generation. It is how people communicate, how distant friends keep in touch and even how people challenge and support each other to reach their...

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