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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Left to Right: Ivan Conard, Omarion Royster, Jae’Von Johnson, Tristan Lawler, Isaiah Amos aka Zay, K’Vyayre Hill aka Choppa Smoov, Q aka Quentin Upshaw, Archie Green, Amari Mercury, Tahj Banks aka King Tahjy pose after the Cope Kingz Showcase

Local rapper uses music to empower Black high school students

Madeleine Majikas, Reporter April 6, 2022

The Cope Kingz waited anxiously in the wings of the stage as their classmates filled the empty seats. They have been rehearsing for weeks, all coming down to this one performance. Kendrick Lamar’s voice...

Ellen Glickman is the director of the school of Health and Human Services. Glickman is a collaborator of Lisa Audet.

Brazil program adapts virtually, collaborations with Brazilian universities continue

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 27, 2021

Sending Kent State speech pathology majors to Brazil to work with children diagnosed with autism has been a yearly tradition until recent years when the pandemic cancelled this past year’s trip and put...

Thought bubble

Communication is Key: Students rip off the band-aid with parental issues

Cassondra Siaus Reporter March 25, 2021

Entering college should be full of excitement — new friends, new life and new journeys await. Leaving home can mean gaining independence, but for some, it can mean stricter parents. Hospitality management...

Worry less

Students learn to cope with heightened separation anxiety due to pandemic

Cassondra Siaus reporter February 16, 2021

Anxiety is something everyone experiences on a day-to-day basis. Some have it when being late to work, some have it when getting an overwhelming number of assignments and some have it when they have to...

Amy Petrinec, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Kent State. 

Kent State assistant professor’s research study links family caregivers, psychological health struggles

Morgan Boyd Reporter February 5, 2021

A Kent State assistant professor’s research study on post-intensive care syndrome has linked family caregivers of intensive care unit patients as the unidentified population who suffer from unanticipated...

Senior advertising major Emmaline Mae Stine cuddles with her service animal Oliver. Oliver is her service animal of two years.

Support animals help students tackle the day

Taylor Peach Reporter January 30, 2020

Correction: The story was changed to more accurately identify service animals vs. assistance animals“I’ve seen people who could honestly benefit from having a service dog,” said Kat Gauding, a sophomore...

Career conversations session teaches students about a career in psychology

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter October 17, 2019

The Kent State Honors College held a Career Conversations event in the Honors College Library on Thursday. Kent State alumni came and shared information about their career field in a Q&A setting with...

Relieve some stress with this exclusive Kent State-themed coloring page, designed by local artist Audrey Henry. Henry, who created an adult coloring book titled Selfies, said she thinks the trend is so popular because people like to feel artistic and indulge in their creative side.

Inside the lines: Community members embrace adult coloring book trend

Benjamin VanHoose September 14, 2016

It may be time to sharpen that old set of coloring pencils.The coloring book — no longer banished solely to elementary school classrooms —has graduated to the mainstream, tapping into a consumer market...

Patty Chafin sits in her office in the Speech Pathology wing of the Center for Performing Arts on Oct. 20, 2015. Chafin works with children who have speech impediments and uses computer games as incentives.

Telepresence advances student therapy

Toni Hunt October 21, 2015

Excitement, eagerness and confidence grace children’s faces as they adjust the camera during their speech pathology and audiology therapy session at Greenfield Exempted Village Schools.Kent State offers...

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