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Kent Wired

Kent State is encouraging anyone who is eligible to be vaccinated to do so.

KSU fall 2021 COVID-19 preparations

Alexandra Golden Reporter May 14, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to Kent State and many of the safety precautions will continue into the fall. KSU and the city of Kent will be working together to ensure safety for residents...

Shopping carts were available for move-in, cleaned and sanitized by staff members after each use.

RAs to try for community events in the semester

Cassondra Siaus Reporter May 11, 2021

The pandemic has made it difficult for students to meet new friends and interact with their neighbors and resident assistant, but with more students returning to campus in the fall, RAs may be able to...

Kent State fashion students are preparing for a virtual showcase on April 30.

Kent State Fashion School to host a virtual showcase

Meredith Reib Reporter April 22, 2021

The annual Kent State Fashion Show will look a little different this year as The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising will be hosting their annual fashion show...

Screenshots of an email sent to KSU faculty explaining the plan for 3-foot distancing.

Petition against 3-foot distancing circles around Kent State students

Ethan Cohen and Olivia Perry Reporters April 9, 2021

Updates to the COVID-19 safety guidelines changes distancing requirements from six feet to three feet and are met with mixed opinions as KSU prepares for fall semester registration.An email was sent to...

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CARES Act funding supports updates to Franklin Hall classrooms

Austin Monigold Reporter April 6, 2021

Franklin Hall is using CARES Act funding for technology updates intended to help professors and students connect as smoothly as possible during the transition back to in-person classes and beyond.Kent...

Email sent out by the university regarding procedures for fall classes.

Fall classes on weekends, at night and in-person

Alexandra Golden Reporter April 5, 2021

Kent State went virtual over a year ago, but those changes are still affecting students. “Everything feels like school because you’re doing school where you should be relaxing,” said Natalia Cruz,...

In-person classes to move to a 3-feet distancing format in Fall 2021

In-person classes will move to a “3-foot distancing format” in the fall of 2021, the Office of the Provost announced Friday in an email to faculty. The move follows new recommendations made by the...

Spring 2021 graduates to have in-person commencement ceremonies

Madisyn Woodring Reporter March 18, 2021

Spring graduates from Kent State’s main campus will have the option to attend an outdoor commencement ceremony, according to an email President Todd Diacon sent Thursday. The ceremonies will begin the...

Community Harvest donates chicken to Refuge of Hope a few times a month. Refuge of Hope’s kitchen staff cooks meals for dinner guests with the donated food items. 

OPINION: What I’ve learned about community through my internship

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer March 16, 2021

It’s 9 a.m. and I just walked into Refuge of Hope, where I am interning this semester. I place my camera bag on the floor of my office with one hand and pull my laptop out of my oversized purse with...

The outside of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, recently reopened in August.

Kent State Rec Center hopes to offer stress relief for students during unusual semester

Kenzie Johnston Reporter February 28, 2021

After closing in March of 2020 due to the university closing, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center reopened to the public Aug. 17 but had limitations in place to keep members physically distant from...

Kent State announces plans for fall 2021 semester

Elias Shingleton Digital Content Producer February 25, 2021

Kent State announced it will conduct more in-person classes and activities in the fall 2021 semester amid continuing protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.According to a letter from the Office...

Jarrod Williams, associate pastor of Redemption Chapel, speaks during a Sunday service on Feb. 14, 2021. This photo was taken from one of Redemption Chapel’s livestreamed services.

Redemption Chapel aims to have more in-person services, maintains virtual services for safety

Hannah Mayer Reporter February 19, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the second of a five-part series that looks at how local places of worship are handling the pandemic. Part one, part three and part four can be found here. “How do we start...

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