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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

Kent City Police wait outside of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center after the rumor of a threat spread on social media.

Diacon promises review of emergency alert system following recent incident

Owen MacMillan, Digital Content Manager March 11, 2022

Editor's Note: This story was updated to include information from Kent State University Police Department. Following a recent incident in which a social media post was interpreted as an active...

Finding safety on the university’s website

Reegan Saunders, Assigning Editor March 8, 2022

Kent State University introduced a new series geared toward directing students, faculty and staff  to university web features they should know about.  The first installment of “Where on the Web?”...

Safety Awareness Week is brought to KSU community

Olivia Perry Reporter March 23, 2021

Safety Awareness Week is filled with presentations that will highlight the importance of safety measures and provide practical information that people can implement in their environment.These presentations...

OPINION: Should the internet be regulated for our and others’ own safety?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

In the past, or, to put it more directly, back when I wasn’t even an idea, the internet was an expansive canvas for people to use as a tool to reach and talk to others. This includes early precursors...

Kent State of Wellness Student Ambassadors pose for a photo while at a meeting in September of 2020.

Kent State of Wellness Student Ambassador Program connects with students virtually, plans for fall return

Kenzie Johnston Reporter January 31, 2021

The Kent State of Wellness Student Ambassador Program plans to make a return to the Kent State community this fall after a brief hiatus due to COVID-19.“We really want to make sure all students on campus...

 Vice President Mike Pence made clear Tuesday night that he has no plans to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office, in a new letter released just hours ahead of a House vote on a measure urging him to do so.

Pence rejects calls to invoke 25th Amendment ahead of House vote on resolution urging him to do so

Clare Foran, CNN January 12, 2021

(CNN) -- Vice President Mike Pence made clear Tuesday night that he has no plans to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office, in a new letter released just hours ahead of...

KSUPD discuss preparations, staying safe during Kent Halloween

Kent is preparing for its annual Halloween celebration and that means the police are getting ready, too.Halloween has been a tradition in Kent for decades, but Lt. Mike Lewis with Kent Police said criminal...

Students raise concern over Latitude smoke alarms

Hannah Gooch Housing reporter September 22, 2019

The smoke alarms in Latitude apartments have been going off without warning throughout the last month.Junior fashion merchandising major Emily Dahlstrom is a Latitude resident and no stranger to the blaring...

Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm to hit the planet so far this year, has swept into the Bahamas, leaving many travelers among those affected.

Millions face evacuation orders from Florida to South Carolina – and the decision to stay or go

By Mallory Simon, CNN September 2, 2019

 Originally Published: 02 SEP 19 11:43 ETUpdated: 02 SEP 19 13:28 ET    (CNN) -- Harry Brock saw the devastation that Hurricane Dorian brought to the Bahamas but says he will ride out the storm in...

Design Innovation Hub sparks safety concerns

Sydney Purtee February 13, 2019

Concerns regarding active shooters and the safety of the new Design Innovation Hub arose during the Faculty Senate meeting on Monday.J.R. Campbell, the executive director of design and innovation at Kent...

Taking care of your car in the cold

Connor Steffen January 28, 2019

As Kent State gears up to approach record-cold temperatures this week, students are finding ways to keep their cars healthy and running.Larry is a mechanic at Fred’s East Main Automotive in Kent, Ohio,...

University Townhomes has 28 high-definition cameras covering the complex. They have had cameras for 12 years but got the high-definition cameras over the summer.

After burglary, University Townhomes complex, police urge safety precautions

Vanessa Gresley November 26, 2018

Imagine being awoken in the middleof the night to a man standing in the doorway of your apartment. What would you do, and what precautions would you have taken to stay safe?On Nov. 3, a Rootstown man entered...

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