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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Gloria Pissos (left) takes a dolly from her car as she helps her son, new Kent State Mike Pissos move into Tri-Towers for his freshman year on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.

Kent State prepares to welcome freshmen, returning students

Nicholas Hunter August 23, 2017

Welcome Weekend marks the yearly move-in for Kent State freshmen and kicks off this Thursday. Beyond unpacking and getting settled into dorms, new and returning students can participate in a full slate...

Storms crash Blastoff

Jimmy Miller, Skye Mceowen August 28, 2016

Stormy skies and an eventual rain shower cut short Kent State’s annual back-to-school “Blastoff” event, the finale of this year’s Welcome Weekend.Undergraduate Student Government president Sam...

Ashleigh Roederer, a Green Sash, of the Green Dragon Kung-Fu Club, performs a routine for the students. Aug 30, 2015.

BlastOff celebrates start of school year

Neville Hardman August 30, 2015

As Welcome Weekend began wrapping up, hundreds of students gathered Sunday evening for BlastOff on the Student Green and in Risman Plaza.Tables lined the area, creating crowds of students and activities...

Freshman entrepreneurship major Jaynanne Sheehan signs up for information from the Office of Global Education during BlastOff 2015 on Aug. 30, 2015.

Freshman Spotlight: How one freshman handled her first weekend at Kent

Rachel Duthie August 30, 2015

Jaynanne Sheehan could not stop crying the day before she had to move into her dorm at Kent State for the first time.“(The next day) was so weird because I was by myself when I woke up because my parents...


Five student holidays worth staying on campus for

Neville Hardman August 28, 2015

1. Halloween Parties line College Ave. and University Dr. as the sidewalks flood with costumed students. Ashton Wade, a junior American Sign Language major, said her first Kent Halloween was cut short...

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