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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Student shares hardships navigating campus with temporary disability

Olivia McWain Reporter February 17, 2022

In the aftermath of Winter Storms Izzy and Landon, Kent campus was quite difficult for students to navigate. Parking spots were taken by mounds of snow, walkways were icy and staircases were yet to be...

A screenshot of the universitys description of its dining options on the dining services website. 

Student with celiac disease expresses grievances with gluten-free dining options on campus

Alton Northup Reporter September 17, 2021

Kent State University advertises its inclusive dining options as a selling point to incoming freshmen. This year, however, students have expressed disappointment with the university, accusing dining services...

A screenshot of the award given to Kent State University from VIQTORY Media. 

Kent campus earns 12th consecutive Military Friendly honor

Emma Andrus Reporter February 26, 2021

For the 12th year in a row, Kent State’s main campus has been named a Military Friendly school for its commitment and service to its military community. The honor is given by VIQTORY Media, self described...

Video Conferencing platforms infographic

Kent State professors choose between videoconferencing platforms for classes

Madison Knaack Reporter February 15, 2021

Videoconferencing platforms are the way most Kent State students have been attending their virtual classes since the pandemic began, giving professors a few to choose from.  Some of the most used platforms...

Will the US ever have a national COVID-19 testing strategy?

NEW YORK (AP) — As the coronavirus epidemic worsens, U.S. health experts hope Joe Biden's administration will put in place something Donald Trump's has not — a comprehensive national testing strategy.Such...

EXPLAINER: Why AP called Pennsylvania for Biden

BRIAN SLODYSKOAssociated Press November 7, 2020

WHY AP CALLED PENNSYLVANIA FOR BIDEN:Four years ago, President Donald Trump breached the Democrats’ “blue wall,” narrowly winning Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin — a trio of Great Lakes states...

Tony Snyder has cerebral palsy and works in the Kent State University library as a Copyright and Interlibrary Loan Associate. He works on processing interlibrary loan requests that will eventually result in items from the libraries being sent across the country and worldwide. Snyder says, Interlibrary loan is like having the worlds libraries at your fingertips.

Becoming an ally of the disabled takes information, understanding

Dealing with misconceptions about his physical condition doesn’t stop Tony Snyder, a Kent State copyright and library loan associate, from excelling in life and his career.Snyder has cerebral palsy,...

SAS ensures student success

Maddy Haberberger, TV2 Reporter November 18, 2019

Coming to college can be challenging for many students — in making that transition, some feel like they need help but can’t ask for it. Here at Kent State, students have the opportunity to work...

Table outside the event, flyers for mindfulness and a run down of the day’s activities.

KSU gives students and faculty opportunity for dialogue about mental health

Lexi Marco October 24, 2018

Kent State of Accessibility hosted its second annual Intersections of Mental Health and Disabilities on Wednesday, giving students the opportunity to speak on their struggles with mental health and what...

Flash Technology Center and Student Accessibility Services team up to explore accessibility through technology

Jenna Langan October 3, 2018

October is disabilities awareness month.On Oct. 5 the Flash Technology Center and student accessibility services will bring in representatives from Apple to explore assistive technologies that are built...

Disability safety: Deaf perspective

Madison MacArthur October 2, 2017

In an emergency, timing is everything.While they are rare, these situations require specific preparedness for a quick response. Imagine a fire starting, a tornado touching down or an active shooter revealing...

Senior technology major John Camargo, said his learning disability has made him unique and helped to improve his work ethic.

College life through the eyes of students with learning disabilities

Victoria Manenti April 29, 2015

A teacher in high school once laughed at Hilary Mendel, a graduate student and teaching assistant in the College of Nursing, and told her to pursue a less competitive college major.She said Mendel wouldn’t...

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