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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

When students keep their cameras off, the professor may see a screen full of blank boxes. However, assuming theyve turned their cameras off because theyre not paying attention is unfair. There are many legitimate reasons for wanting to keep their cameras off, such as those listed here. 

OPINION: Professors, it’s time to rethink that mandatory cameras-on policy

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer March 4, 2021

I know, I know. Professors who adopt cameras-on policies for their online classes are usually well-intentioned.They want to make sure we’re understanding the material and engaged. They want to give...

Carter Goodwin Woodson (1875-1950), African-American historian, is shown in a head and shoulders portrait.

Meet the man who created Black History Month

   (CNN) -- February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping...

The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.

Pop-up super PACs flood Georgia runoff: ‘It’s about the big message’

Kim Berryman and Kyung Lah, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.Drivers paused at lights, pulled out...

The Male Empowerment Network on campus focuses on providing support and opportunities for Kent’s men of color. Pictured above is the executive board for the 2019-2020 school year. Top (left to right): Ja’Vonte Lee, Raynard Pack, Shamar Lucky, Khalil Looney, Dwayne Lopes. Bottom (left to right): Kevin Opoku, Ziad Roufael, David Gary, AJ Magee, Devin Kyle, Eric Brown.

Male empowerment organization aims to support men of color on campus

Bella Hagey Reporter December 7, 2020

The Male Empowerment Network, an organization on Kent’s campus, has provided men of color with support, empowerment and networking.“(MEN) is an initiative through the Student Multicultural Center,”...

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Pool November 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper attends a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda and U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on June 24, 2020...

A family walks to a charter bus that will evacuate them from Galveston Island to Austin in anticipation of impact from Hurricane Laura on August 25, 2020, at the Galveston Housing Authority offices in Galveston.

Laura nears Category 4 strength and threatens ‘unsurvivable’ storm surges as it approaches Louisiana and Texas

Editor's note: In the storm's path with a weak phone connection? Get the text-only version of top stories.(CNN) -- Hurricane Laura may reach extremely dangerous Category 4 strength before slamming...

Amoaba Gooden Zoom

Screenshot from Zoom June 9, 2020

Amoaba Gooden, the Interim Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion helped lead and discuss the different questions provided throughout the town hall via Zoom on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. 

“Paint and Sip” brings Lake, Olson community together

Hannah Gooch Housing Reporter September 29, 2019

The Lake and Olson Hall building-wide "Paint and Sip" brought in a colorful crowd Thursday night.An assembly line of checking in, gathering painting materials and pouring juice kept the Center for Undergraduate...

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