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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Senior nursing student Courtney Shutt administers the first dose of the Moderna vaccine to senior sport administration major Ginny Weavill on March 30, 2021. Following April 13’s recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, Kent State paused the distribution of this vaccine to students, which began April 8. 

Kent State expected to receive large quantity of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

Kent State University expects to receive a “large quantity” of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, the university announced in an email Thursday. The shipment is a part of a program...

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

Despite continuous efforts, campus police and marginalized communities maintain disconnect

Cameron Aloway reporter March 25, 2021

Campus police have tried implementing several methods and programs to connect with marginalized students; however, both parties felt unsatisfied. In light of the global movement of Black Lives Matter,...

CARES Act data

How Kent State spent CARES Act funding: technology and COVID-19 protections

Emma Andrus Reporter March 24, 2021

When Kent State received $19 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, in 2020, at least half of that money was distributed to aid students through the...

Centennial Field in 2020.

How COVID-19 has affected dorm living

Morgan Cummings Reporter March 23, 2021

Over a year has passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and dorm life at Kent State has been heavily affected. Many students who have returned to campus this year have noticed the residence halls...

Kent State announces plans for fall 2021 semester

Kent State announced it will conduct more in-person classes and activities in the fall 2021 semester amid continuing protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.According to a letter from the Office...

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More students moving fully-remote as spring semester approaches

Ben Vrobel Reporter November 18, 2020

This spring semester, more students will be staying home to be fully-remote instead of moving back into Kent State’s residence halls.“It’s safe to assume there will be less students on campus than...

Kent State announces date adjustment for spring break 2021

Troy Pierson Reporter October 1, 2020

Manfred van Dulmen, interim associate provost for academic affairs at Kent State, released an email this afternoon announcing an adjustment to the spring 2021 semester.Spring break has been moved from...

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. 

Ohio Pandemic Testing Team to visit campus for free COVID-19 testing

Kent State and the city of Kent partnered with the state of Ohio to bring the Ohio Pandemic Testing Team to campus, the university announced in an email Wednesday. A team of medics from the Ohio National...

Kent State students fill the new gym inside of Tri-Towers at the opening on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. An addition to the Recreation and Wellness Center on the other side of campus, this new facility will make working out more convenient for students.

Best of Kent: residence halls

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo Editor March 6, 2020

Tri-Towers With three different residence halls, four if you’re including all of the Korb Hall residents getting their mail, Tri Towers was voted the best residence hall on campus. With an in-house...

Hate Has No Home Here painted by residents on the windows of Allyn and Clark Halls in early January. 

Racial slurs lead to anti-hate initiative in Eastway

Sara Crawford January 27, 2019

Last fall, racial slurs, specifically the N-word, were anonymously written on whiteboards in Allyn and Clark halls. Residents also reported hearing use of the word.As these acts were continuing, the RAs...

A fan sits on the floor of a hall in Dunbar Hall at Kent State Kent, Ohio Tuesday, Sep. 4, 2018.

No air conditioning in Verder and Dunbar leaves residents steaming mad

Chris Ramos September 5, 2018

 Temperatures since the semester started have reached an average high of about 84 degrees, surpassing Kent’s historical average for the same period of time of about 76 degrees.Verder Hall and Dunbar...

Students share meal plan concerns

Francesca Barrett February 2, 2018

Students who live on-campus are required to purchase a meal plan, usually first-year and second-year students living in residence halls. However, some students shared that Kent State’s meal plan makes...

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