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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...

Tricia Knoles is the KSU Police Department community resource officer. 

Kent State’s Annual Security Report shows a decrease in typically highly committed crimes

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 25, 2021

Kent State’s main campus had fewer arrests and reports for several types of crimes in 2019 compared to 2018, according to the newest Kent State University Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report.The...

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...

Students discuss the #MeToo movement and their experiences with it at Kent Talks on Feb. 13.

KentTalks discusses #MeToo and issues on consent

Sara Crawford February 13, 2019

Kent State Leadership hosted a KentTalks event discussing the #MeToo movement Wednesday.The event allowed students to reflect on the different perspectives people have involving sexual assault and the...

#MeToo movement to be discussed at KentTalks

Sara Crawford February 10, 2019

Kent State Leadership will be hosting a KentTalks event on Wednesday discussing the #MeToo movement.The annual event will focus on the topic of consent and the controversies behind the #MeToo movement...

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

Stalking Awareness Month: SRVSS office sheds light on topic through social media

Ella Abbott January 27, 2019

Kent State’s Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services (SRVSS) took to Twitter this month to spread awareness about stalking.January is Stalking Awareness month, and the campaign follows the...

sexual assault illustration

Students, faculty speak out on national #MeToo movement

Emily McMahan December 3, 2017

The trending social media hashtag #MeToo has sparked an open conversation about sexual violence and harassment online, assuring victims they are not alone.The hashtag is in response to the New York Times'...

Drew Taylor

Opinion: Men need to take a bigger role in fighting sexual assault

Drew Taylor November 12, 2017

Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard about the rampant sexual harassment and abuse in the entertainment industry. From people like film producer Harvey Weinstein to comedian Louis CK or actor Kevin Spacey,...

Walk A Mile raises awareness about sexual assault

Sierra Allen April 11, 2016

Kent State hosted its annual Walk a Mile in Their Shoes tonight, in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.The purpose of Walk a Mile in Their Shoes is to create a united movement where everyone joins...

A Call for Help

A call for help: University says more students reporting sexual assaults

Ian Flickinger November 18, 2015

Three months ago, Sarah* matched with a man on Tinder who stood out from all the rest. He seemed “special.” He took interest in her life, listened when she talked and cared about her family. As the...

A Call for Help

A call for help: University says more students reporting sexual assaults (WRONG)

Ian Flickinger November 17, 2015

Three months ago, Sarah* matched with a man on Tinder who stood out from all the rest. He seemed “special.” He took interest in her life, listened when she talked and cared about her family. As the...

Guest column: Is there a ‘rape culture’ on college campuses?

Chicago Tribune September 29, 2015

Last December, Rolling Stone published a now-infamous story that seemed to confirm every parent's worst fears about sexual assault on college campuses.Within months it had been discredited and retracted,...

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