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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent students navigate long distance relationships

Jenna Bal, Reporter March 25, 2022

Every day, sophomore fashion design major Adrienne Bundy eats a Hershey Kiss to count down the days until she sees her long-distance boyfriend, Hayden Pierce. “I’ve never had anything like this...

Miranda Harper, senior psychology major at Kent State, and her fiancé Josh Davis celebrate at a friend’s wedding a few weeks after they were engaged on July 3, 2020.

Students in 1920 married by age 20; students in 2020 married by age 30

Josie Bixler Reporter December 11, 2020

One hundred years ago, getting married at 20 years old was typical, but in 2020 it is a rarity. Most couples decide to legally commit to a lifelong relationship when they are 28 to 30 years old, if ever,...

Krystin and Adam Fletcher after getting engaged at Kiss on the K in 2016. 

Kent State couples honored with Kiss on the K, the “wildest homecoming tradition”

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter October 11, 2020

The once-called “wildest homecoming tradition” resurfaced Thursday as couples who met at Kent State celebrated how the university brought them together.The tradition started when the K on Risman Plaza...

Kent State Recreation Center reopens with restrictions

Becca SagarisReporter September 3, 2020

The Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) reopened Aug. 17, but due to the current pandemic, updates and adaptations have been made in order to keep patrons safe and healthy.In...

signs your partner is losing interest

Signs your partner is losing interest and how to deal with it

Three years of hanging out, getting to know each other and making memories was not enough time for junior nursing major Jacob Chassis to be sure he was in the right relationship with his ex-boyfriend.In...

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REFLECTION: All I ever wanted to be was a shining star

Lyric Aquino February 3, 2019

As a child, I looked at the universe with amazement. I couldn’t fathom its beauty. It was the lush green grass between my toes, the river water splashing on my face and the warm sun beating down on my...

Kathy and Marc Blitz, Kent State alumni, kiss on Risman Plaza.

Couples feel the love during Kiss on the K

Austin Mariasy October 14, 2017

Dozens of couples came together to celebrate the annual Kiss on the K event on Risman Plaza Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.The Homecoming weekend event is an opportunity for older couples to look back at their...

Kent State Tuscarawas undergoes lockdown after threats

Ian Flickinger-Galeza April 5, 2016

Kent State at Tuscarawas and the Buckeye Career Center entered lockdown Tuesday after police were notified of a planned assault. “At approximately 1:30 p.m. today, April 5, 2016, Kent State University...

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Opinion: Love of God and others

Alexis Wohler April 12, 2015

Many of us long for love, whether it’s the love of a parent, spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend or just the love of a friendship. With any relationship, there should be love.Once a relationship starts, there...

Michelle Flynn and Nina Kern react to a funny question during a speed dating event in the Kent State Student Center.

ONE NIGHT. TWO STORIES. THREE MINUTES.

Mark Oprea and Ellen Turk February 10, 2015

Finding love in the age of fast romance He said:You have three minutes to fall for her. Okay, go.With unabashed simplicity and rose petals, Kent State hosted its first speed dating of the year, presumably...

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