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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kelly Premo is an education coordinator for a rape crisis center.

Sexual violence survey sparks discourse over sexual assault on college campuses

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: The following story has been updated to include comments from Tyler Conley and other students who responded to the email thread.A controversial email, sent in reply to a request to complete...

Slow automobile traffic on I-66 November 23, 2016 in Dunn Loring, Virginia. AAA has predicted that it will be more crowded than usual to travel this Thanksgiving with nearly 49 million Americans driving or flying to their destinations.

10 ways to avoid Covid-19 during your holiday road trip

Sandee LaMotte, CNN November 19, 2020

(CNN) -- "Are we there yet?"You don't have to be a kid to wish the car ride home for the holidays would speed up. But if there was ever a time to stop, look and proceed with caution, it's 2020, the year...

Sexual assault reported in Centennial E dormitory

Lauren Sasala and Gina Butkovich August 29, 2020

Kent State University Police are investigating a sexual assault in Centennial Court E. According to a campus advisory sent out via email and over Flash ALERTS, the university’s emergency notification...

Facing conflict living with a significant other in college

Kelsey Paulus Reporter February 26, 2020

One of the biggest commitments freshman public relations major Kaileigh Sly had to face when moving in with her boyfriend was giving up her personal time and space. However, she said living together makes...

Sexual assault “red zone” poses threat to college students

At many college campuses, thousands of new students are starting their freshman year. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), more than 50 percent of campus sexual assaults happen...

Judge dismisses university from Title IX lawsuit involving former softball player’s alleged rape

Laina Yost and McKenna Corson November 5, 2018

Kent State was dismissed Tuesday from a Title IX lawsuit filed in Feb. 2016 by former softball player Lauren Kesterson.U.S. District Judge Sara Lioi said in her ruling “there is absolutely no evidence...

Sven Rundman, the project coordinator of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services, discusses the Green Dot program with students at an event in the Twin Towers Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.

Green Dot event spurs ideas on preventing sexual abuse

Natalie Meek October 28, 2017

To conclude Sex Week, the introduction to Green Dot event encouraged attendees to become active preventers of sexual abuse Friday in Studio A of the Twin Towers.Sexual and Relationship Violence Support...

Sameera Bowles, a senior Pan-African studies major, tied a ribbon on the fence. SASA set up the fence to raise awareness for those affected by sexual assault.

Students use ribbons to show support for victims of sexual abuse

Tierra Thomas September 30, 2017

Kent State students visited M.A.C. Center Wednesday to show support for victims of sexual assault.The Students Against Sexual Assault organization put a small fence in front of the center for students...

Deanna Juan poses for a portrait in Franklin Hall on Nov. 16, 2016.

Finding the light in darkness

Alex Delaney-Gesing May 3, 2017

Deanna Juan was a carefree child growing up. She lived with her parents and twin brother in a small town, happy and content.When she was six or seven years old, she was sexually abused, but didn’t know...

Military sex assault reports surge by 50 percent

Lolita C. Baldor, AP May 1, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports by members of the military of sexual assaults jumped by an unprecedented 50 percent last year, in what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel declared a "clear threat" to both male...

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