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Kent Wired

T-shirts decorated by allies and victims of sexual violence to bring awareness were hung up on April 27 and 28 in the student center.

T-shirts displayed to bring awareness to sexual violence

Katherine Masko, Reporter April 29, 2022

Editor's Note: The following article contains discussions of sexual violence, assault and incest.  T-shirts on a clothesline hung in the student center Wednesday April 27 and Thursday April 28 symbolize...

Protest sexual assault by wearing denim April 27

Protest sexual assault by wearing denim April 27

Katherine Masko, Reporter April 23, 2022

Kent State encourages students to fight back against sexual assault by wearing denim clothing on April 27  in solidarity with Denim Day. Denim Day started in 1999 after the Italian High Court acquitted...

Kent State art exhibit opens conversation around sexual assault

Jenna Bal, Reporter April 9, 2022

Editor’s note: The following story contains mention of sexual assault.  A long purple prom dress hangs on a wall in Kent State’s Williamson House. Beside it a quote reads: “If that’s what love...

Kent State announces programming for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Jenna Bal, Reporter April 7, 2022

An exhibit featuring six stories of survivors of sexual assault will be the first project the Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services displays in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness...

NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby released from prison after Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns sex assault conviction

(CNN) -- Bill Cosby was released from prison Wednesday after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction, saying the disgraced actor's due process rights were violated.The stunning...

OPINION: It’s time for men to pull their chair up to the table

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

From unequal pay to sexual assault, women are empowered to be strong individuals who can stomach any pain rather than fighting for themselves. But what if they just didn’t have anything to fight? I’ve...

Location of the Kent State Women’s Center, which also houses the Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services office (SRVSS). 

The Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services fully adapts to the pandemic with virtual programming

Anthony Elder Reporter March 13, 2021

The Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services continues to offer all of its advocacy and support programs despite the spread of COVID-19. Other than converting its programs to a virtual...

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...

OPINION: ‘Teeth’ (2007): The horror film that celebrates female empowerment

Jessica Goodwin Opinion Writer October 24, 2020

In light of the spooky season and the overarching fear of what is to become of female reproductive health as Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed, what is more perfect than a horror film that really sinks its teeth...

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...

Connor Hendry, former KSU student, turns and apologizes to the victim while reading his statement during his sentencing hearing on Aug. 26, 2019. 

Former Kent State student released from jail two months early in Centennial C sexual assault case

Hendry was released early from jail after pleading guilty to charges related to the sexual assault of a Kent State student in the Centennial C dormitory in April 2018.  Hendry’s attorneys filed a request...

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...

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