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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Top 7 Kent State workouts

Madison Goerl, Reporter April 21, 2022

Exercise rates have continued to drop even after a 2018 study that found only 23% of adults in the U.S. meet physical activity guidelines. With a rise in nationwide obesity rates, the U.S. faces a greater...

Beth Michel is the Fitness and Wellness Coordinator at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Kent State Rec Center delivers customized fitness and wellness programs to student organization

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 3, 2021

Student groups and organizations can get personalized programs to help with fitness and wellness needs through the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Through the Custom Fitness and Wellness Programs,...

Rabbi Michael Ross speaks at a Shabbat service, hosted by the L.E.V. Campus Fellowship, on March 12. 

Hillel stays virtual as other religious groups begin meeting in person

Hannah Mayer Reporter March 28, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the fourth of a five-part series that looks at how local places of worship are handling the pandemic. Part one, part two and part three can be found here. The day before Hillel...

Pamela Hickey is a yoga instructor at Kent State University. 

Kent State continues to offer all fitness classes virtually due to pandemic

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 25, 2021

When the university shut down due to COVID-19 last March, all classes were shifted to the virtual environment. During the fall and spring semesters when some classes returned in person, all fitness classes...

Bowen used Facebook for tips on where to go for her vaccination.

Eligible Kent State professors get vaccinated

Alexandra Golden Reporter February 20, 2021

Once COVID-19 vaccines became available to Ohioans 65 or older, some Kent State professors became eligible and received their vaccine in the beginning of Feb. Candace Bowen, a journalism professor, traveled...

Running2bWell plans to begin meeting again once COVID-19 numbers are down.

Running2bWell helps people work toward recovery through fitness

Anthony Elder Reporter February 19, 2021

Running2bWell is a nonprofit organization that uses running groups and fitness activities to help people in recovery for addiction as well as some dealing with mental illness. The organization was founded...

Derenik Gharibian, area pharmacy director Kaiser, prepares Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

About 1 in 10 Americans have gotten at least their first Covid-19 shot. But supply challenges remain

10 FEB 21 10:46 ET By Christina Maxouris, CNN February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- About one in 10 Americans -- nearly 32.9 million people -- have so far received at least a first dose of the two-part Covid-19 vaccines, data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Kent State CHAARG members enjoy coffee after a “Friday Fuel” walk/run.

Kent State CHAARG adapts to new environment, connecting and providing workouts to members virtually

Kenzie Johnston Reporter February 7, 2021

Even with the new virtual environment, Kent State CHAARG has continued to provide workouts, socials and the ability to connect with others to members during COVID-19. CHAARG is a national organization...

Hand sanitizing station at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

How to exercise at home

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home order has changed daily lives and routines for everyone. Without the gym environment or equipment to use, it can be challenging to work out regularly and...

Nike Run Club

Staying fit in college during the pandemic and winter months

Megan Medfisch Health and Fitness reporter October 5, 2020

With winter approaching and an expected increase in COVID-19 cases, students can stay healthy from home through campus virtual services and online applications.While health precautions are taken in gyms,...

Casanova’s workplace at home. 

Students taking online classes struggle with their home environment

Megan Becker Reporter September 28, 2020

Many students who were planning on living on campus have decided to live at home instead because of coronavirus, quarantining and online classes. At home, students have to live outside of a learning environment...

Kent State promotes mental health in Meditation Across Campus

Shelby Reeves Reporter March 7, 2020

With midterms coming to an end and finals not far ahead, Kent State is making sure students have a space to relax on campus. Throughout the week various buildings host Meditation Across Campus to help...

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