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Freshman 15 becomes the freshman 5

Freshman 15 becomes the freshman 5

Anchor Lead: What comes to mind when you think of the freshman 15, or the freshman five? It may sound like something from sports, but it’s actually about weight gain college freshmen are supposed to face. As students head home for winter break they can reflect on their first semester away at college. What habits did they pick up and did they cause weight gain? TV2’s Paige Katrinchak reports… substantial weight gain doesn’t happen overnight or even in one year….

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University offers unique courses

University offers unique courses

It’s the time of the year when students schedule classes for their spring semester. Even though many students take classes all geared toward their major, some still have room for a few extra general electives. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak reports… there are some unique and different classes for Kent State students to take. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S7_Katrinchak_Courses[/bbrvideo] Students at Kent State are able to break the chain of going to classes for their major by signing up for general electives courses. However, the…

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CreateAthon provides experience

CreateAthon provides experience

One group of students at Kent State participated in a designing event on Friday to help out organizations in the community. The students showed how all it takes is one idea and a few creative minds to make something worthwhile. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak reports…creating a design can become a challenge when you put time on the clock. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S6_Katrinchak_CreateAthon[/bbrvideo] Visual communication design students had the fourth floor of the library all to themselves early on Friday morning. The students sat…

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Flu poses greater threat

Flu poses greater threat

Ebola was the center of attention the past two weeks at Kent State. But, there is a more common virus that poses a threat to students. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak reports, a familiar germ is starting its season. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S5_Katrinchak_Flu[/bbrvideo] Students in Kent State’s College of Public Health spent the day Tuesday preparing syringes for vaccinations. The students put needle, after needle, after needle into the arms of Kent State faculty and students all to prepare for one thing: flu season….

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Tour guide influences students

Tour guide influences students

Preview days and campus tours are in full swing at colleges all around the country. But who is helping students learn more about Kent State? TV2’s Paige Katrinchak tells us about one student who is guiding others to become a golden flash. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S4_Katrinchak_Guide[/bbrvideo] Joise Gilliland is the first person some students meet at Kent State. As one of 60 tour guides, it is her job to make a good impression on visiting high school students. Joise is the senior-most…

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University calms fears

University calms fears

Fear of the Ebola virus hit close to home this week when we learned the second Ebola patient, Amber Vinson, visited family in Tallmadge over the weekend. This visit included three Kent State employees. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak has the details on who they could’ve come into contact with and how the university is responding. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S3_Katrinchak_EBOLA[/bbrvideo] Fear of the Ebola virus struck close to home for those in Northeast Ohio this week. The second person to contract the virus in…

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Candidates become court members

Candidates become court members

The members of homecoming court talked to Kent State student media on Sunday evening. One of our reporters went to the meeting and learned how extensive the process can be. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak has the details. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S2_Katrinchak_Homecoming[/bbrvideo] Laughter and excitement filled the alumni suite in the Student Center Sunday evening as the 12┬ámembers of homecoming court gathered together. This group of six males and six females met with Kent State’s student media to talk about homecoming. This group of…

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Enrollment increases online

Enrollment increases online

Anchor Lead: Kent State University announced it has its highest retention rate ever. More and more students are coming to Kent State…but you won’t see all of them in the classroom. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak reports… you don’t have to sit in a classroom to learn. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S1_Katrinchak_Online[/bbrvideo] Online enrollment is on the rise at Kent State University. In addition to the highest ever retention rate at 81.7 percent, online enrollment is up 8.9 percent from last year. Valerie Kelly, director…

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Enrollment rises online

Enrollment rises online

Anchor Lead: Kent State University announced it has its highest retention rate ever. ┬áMore and more students are coming to Kent State…but you won’t see all of them in the classroom. TV2’s Paige Katrinchak reports…you don’t have to sit in a classroom to learn. [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_P5_Katrinchak_Online[/bbrvideo] Paige: Online enrollment is rising at Kent State University. More than 16,000 students are registered for online classes this fall. And as of right now there are about 700 unique online programs offered each…

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Enrollment rises online

Enrollment rises online

[bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_P4_Katrinchak_OnlineEnrollment[/bbrvideo] Online enrollment is on the rise at Kent State University. An increasing number of students at both the main and regional campuses signed up to take one or more online class this semester. Deborah Huntsman, Associate Vice President of Continuing and Distance Education, says that the flexibility of online classes for the students and faculty is making them more beneficial for all. Huntsman said that as of right now there are about 700 unique online programs offered each…

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