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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Understanding STDs: student resources for STD education and prevention

Jenna Bal, Reporter April 5, 2022

One in every eight sexually active adolescents and young adults who are on their parents’ health plan refuse to pursue sexual health care because they are afraid their parents will find out according...

Senior nursing student Courtney Shutt administers the first dose of the Moderna vaccine to senior sport administration major Ginny Weavill on March 30, 2021. Following April 13’s recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, Kent State paused the distribution of this vaccine to students, which began April 8. 

Kent State expected to receive large quantity of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

Kent State University expects to receive a “large quantity” of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, the university announced in an email Thursday. The shipment is a part of a program...

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Kent State announced as COVID-19 vaccination site

Molly Heideman Managing Editor March 16, 2021

The Kent State Field House will become a mass vaccination clinic for Portage County, according to an email sent by the university Tuesday.  Vaccinations will take place every Tuesday starting March 23...

The different phases Ohio is going through to supply the vaccine.

Kent State uses vaccine committee to create vaccine distribution plan

Alexandra Golden Reporter February 13, 2021

The Vaccine Committee formed at Kent State to help with the university’s strategy for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Kent State is working with the Kent City Health Department and the Portage County...

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Step Up & Speak Out initiative aids in mental health awareness

Step Up & Speak Out, a collaborative initiative on campus, educates students and faculty on how to help themselves and others with mental health concerns.“Our biggest aim is to make sure university...

Why should students get the flu shot?

Shelby Reeves Reporter February 24, 2020

During class, the girl next to you sniffles and wipes her nose, the guy behind you coughs and someone on the other side of the room lets out a sneeze. Germs are all around us, especially while in college....

Spilling the beans on coffee’s health risks and benefits

Besides textbooks and smartphones, one of the most common things to see in a college student’s hand is a cup of coffee. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise, considering that 92 percent of students...

The brothers at the Phi Delta Thetas house laid tie-dye flowers as Cameron was known to wear tie-dye shirts. Feb 3, 2020

Community comes together to share memories of Cameron Hopkin

Holly Liptak Reporter February 3, 2020

Students and faculty huddled together in the Honors College library Monday night and shared memories, happy and sad, of Cameron Hopkin, who passed away unexpectedly over the weekend.Those who attended...

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019.

Kent State announces travel restriction to China

Kent State announced Monday a temporary restriction on university-sponsored travel to China because of the 2019 novel coronavirus. In an email sent to the Kent community, interim Senior Vice President...

Manfred van Dulmen is the associate provost for academic affairs and the dean of the Division of Graduate Studies. 

Mental health fee not included in state budget

After being approved by the Board of Trustees, a mental health fee for all students awaited legislative provision on the state budget bill before it could be implemented. However, the appropriation for...

Top 5 things that send students to the ER

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 14, 2019

The most common reasons students go to the ER include chest pain, abdominal pain, head injuries, severe lacerations and musculoskeletal injuries, Dr. Lisa Dannemiller the interim chief university physician...

Vaping, Health Risks Associated

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 1, 2019

Vaping illnesses and deaths have spiked across the country since the beginning of 2019.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 805 lung injury cases were reportedly associated with...

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