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The outside of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, recently reopened in August.

Kent State Rec Center hopes to offer stress relief for students during unusual semester

Kenzie Johnston Reporter February 28, 2021

After closing in March of 2020 due to the university closing, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center reopened to the public Aug. 17 but had limitations in place to keep members physically distant from...

The product packaging of the Never Ending Defender.

A ball, a sketch pad, some wire and a dream: How a Kent alumnus thinks he can revolutionize basketball training

Dante Centofanti Sports Reporter January 26, 2021

As winter arrives, gyms across Northeast Ohio are slowly starting to hear the chorus of balls being dribbled and sneakers squeaking on hardwood. As these young players hoop in uncertain times, one Kent...

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...

Kent State promotes mental health in Meditation Across Campus

Shelby Reeves Reporter March 7, 2020

With midterms coming to an end and finals not far ahead, Kent State is making sure students have a space to relax on campus. Throughout the week various buildings host Meditation Across Campus to help...

The 2017 Puerto Rico trip group poses in Rican, Puerto Rico. 2017.

Puerto Rico surf trip planned for spring break

Hannah Burkey Reporter February 9, 2020

Kent State students have a chance to go on an exotic spring break surfing trip to the town of Rican, Puerto Rico, through the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center.“It’s beach themed....

The Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center is located on 1550 Ted Boyd Dr, Kent, OH 44240. Sun. Jan. 26, 2020.

Rec Center Refresh

Hannah Burkey Reporter January 26, 2020

The Kent State Rec Center is welcoming a new blue and gold design after finishing a refresh. “The previous color palette was green, maroon, and terracotta,” said Rufra.Now, the Rec Center’s carpet,...

Rec center to undergo renovations

The Beverly J. Warren Recreation and Wellness center turned 20 years old this past April. A building refresh project is in order to give it a new and updated look.The remodeling has already begun, but...

Group X classes offer students new way to workout

Sarah Arnold Rec and Fitness reporter September 18, 2019

Students may struggle with going to the gym regularly, but group fitness classes can be a motivating way to get more exercise. Unlike a certain pair of shoes or hairstyle, fitness classes are the latest...

New bikes on campus

Students raise concerns over new bike share system

Sarah Arnold September 8, 2019

Kent State’s the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center added a new mode of transportation with the addition of VeoRide, a bike company that allows a customer to scan and unlock a bike...

Students talk with potential employers at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Students look for opportunities at internship, career fair

Aaron McDade September 27, 2018

More than 1,000 students and alumni had the chance to connect and network with representatives from 145 employers about jobs and internships at the Fall Internship, Co-op and Career Fair Wednesday.The...

Students prepare for upcoming career fair

Aaron McDade September 19, 2018

Students and alumni have an opportunity to network and find jobs and internship opportunities at the Fall Internship, Co-op and Career Fair on Sept. 26.The Career Fair will be held in the Student Recreation...

Participants start the Black Squirrel 5K outside the Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center Saturday, April 14, 2018.

450 participants wake up early for eighth annual Black Squirrel 5K

Shelbie Goulding April 14, 2018

The Student Wellness and Recreation Center lobby could not have been more crowded Saturday morning, as approximately 450 participants arrived at 7 a.m. to register for their spots in the eighth annual...

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