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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Trevor Walton

A day in the life of a double major, USG senator, speech and debate president

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter May 11, 2021

Trevor Walton is a freshman theatre studies performance and political science double major with a concentration in public policy. He takes five classes, rehearses two days a week and is an active member...

Shopping carts were available for move-in, cleaned and sanitized by staff members after each use.

RAs to try for community events in the semester

Cassondra Siaus Reporter May 11, 2021

The pandemic has made it difficult for students to meet new friends and interact with their neighbors and resident assistant, but with more students returning to campus in the fall, RAs may be able to...

Community members lay their candles near the May 4 memorial overnight to honor those lost in the Kent State shootings 51 years ago. 

Candlelight vigil tradition to honor May 4 victims continues

Molly Heideman Managing Editor May 4, 2021

At 11:00 p.m., the bell on Blanket Hill tolled, beginning the forty-minute walk around campus to a vigil at the site of the May 4 shootings. Participants carried lit candles as they made their way to...

The Honors College at Kent State is the Stopher and Johnson Honors Complex, also known as StoJo.

Living in the Honors College during COVID-19

Morgan Cummings Reporter April 30, 2021

Kent State provides unique living experiences for students through the Living-Learning Communities (LLCs), including the Honors College. Just like the rest of the dorms, COVID-19 has impacted students’...

RAs during a socially distanced training session.

Resident assistants handle COVID-19 with virtual events, busy schedules and Flashes Safe Seven

Megan Becker Reporter October 24, 2020

Kylie Snyder lives, works and goes to class in the same room. As a resident assistant, she spends the day studying, reaching out to residents and planning programs that adhere to the Flashes Safe Seven.COVID-19...

Sophomore entrepreneurship major Charles Marin (right) listens to students ask questions about his experience as an RA at the Information Session in Tri Towers on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

RAs will work fewer hours and apply sooner for next year’s position, opening up opportunities for students

Vanessa Gresley October 27, 2018

Residence Services is making changes to the Resident Assistant program for the 2019-20 school year. Next year, RAs will be required to work 20 hours a week, compared to 28 in prior years, and the application...

Marquis Lao, senior fashion design major (left), lives with Resident Assistant Delinda Starks (right), who is also a senior fashion design major.

RA hiring process at Kent State undergoes changes

Charleah Trombitas February 28, 2016

The hiring process for residence assistants in 2016-17 will undergo major changes, including an updated Internet application and a revamped interviewing process.Meghan Miller,the residence hall director...

Marquis Lao, senior fashion design major (left), lives with Resident Assistant Delinda Starks (right), who is also a senior fashion design major.

Resident assistants receive pay raises

Ryan Landolph October 14, 2015

Residence Services is attempting to solve the issue of overcrowded residence halls by assigning roommates to Resident Assistants — who previously had a single room — for the second year in a row.If...

Residence Services provides housing for students over spring break

Lauren Biertempfel March 11, 2015

Many students leave campus for spring break, but for some students, leaving is not an option.For students who have to stay on campus during spring break, Residence Services has a set of procedures to follow.“The...

USG creates new committees, adds member at meeting

Matt Poe February 4, 2015

The Undergraduate Student Government passed two critical pieces of legislation and added a new officer at its biweekly public meeting on Wednesday night.Both pieces of legislation deal with the issue of...

RA workshop trains students for leadership roles

Lauren Biertempfel February 2, 2015

New changes have been made to the Leadership for Dynamic Communities workshop, which aims to better train resident assistant applicants as community leaders.Changes to the program include shortening the...

Resident services hosted a block party for the residents of Prentice, Verder and Dunbar Halls Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

Block party a reminder of past and present

Carolyn Pippin September 3, 2014

The second annual New Front Block Party gave students living in Engleman, Prentice, Verder and Dunbar Halls a chance to meet more people and discover new organizations at Prentice Wednesday, Sept. 3.“Games...

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