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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State Director of Athletics, Joel Nielsen, attends the mens home opener basketball game Nov. 6, 2019. 

Delays, lack of action in Title IX investigation lead to female employee’s departure

The unwanted notes of affection in the shape of little cut-out notes, direct messages on Facebook and pieces of candy left on and inside Lyndsey Maurer’s desk in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation...

Matthew Olienechak

Opinion: More needs done to combat sexual assault

Matthew Olienechak October 18, 2017

How many sexual harassment scandals are we going to have to suffer through? How many people will we ostracize and offer up as a sacrifice, then go back to business as usual?Every time the people in power...

Photo of Dennis Missimi from the Portage County Sheriffs Office website.

Portage County’s Maj. Missimi resigns due to sexual harassment allegations

Lydia Taylor May 31, 2017

Maj. Dennis Missimi of the Portage County Sheriff’s Office resigned due to allegations of sexual harassment.Portage County Sheriff David Doak said the situation was brought to his attention a little...

Katie Hnida, the first woman to ever score in an NCAA Division 1 football game, speaks in the Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 about her experiences with sexual harassment and rape. Hnida played for The University of Colorado Boulder after a successful highschool career as a kicker, but after constant sexual harrassment left the team and ended up at The University of New Mexico, where she made NCAA history.

Former female college football player discusses gender inequality in sports

Jamie Brian October 29, 2014

Katie Hnida, the first woman to play Division I college football, told students about her struggle with harassment on and off of the field in the ballroom Wednesday night.“I grew up a huge football fan,...

PRIDE! hosts special forum on sexual harassment, assault

Blair Donald April 4, 2014

 Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) coordinator Jennie O’Connell presented statistics about sexual assault and harassment Kent State’s PRIDE! meeting Thursday.“It’s real. It happens,” O’Connell...

PRIDE! to host forum on sexual harassment, assault

Blair Donald April 2, 2014

Kent State’s PRIDE! organization will be hosting a sexual harassment and assault discussion today during its meeting. The meeting will be in room 317 in the Student Center at 9 p.m.PRIDE! announced through...

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