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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A woman in a bright green jacket held her own candle for the May 4 candlelight vigil on the morning of Wednesday, May 4.

Students, witnesses and community honor 52nd anniversary of May 4 at walk and vigil

Hannah Keil and Isabella Schreck May 4, 2022

Laura Davis, a freshman at Kent State in 1970, watched the May 4 shooting happen from a distance. Today, as she does every year, she comes back to retrace her steps and remember the lives of her peers,...

Kent DJ opens for Quavo

Brianna Phillips, Reporter April 26, 2022

Kyle Macon, better known as DJ Smillz, walked onto the MACC Annex stage April 14, eager to share his skills with the packed crowd of Kent State students. “[It’s] something I still haven’t mentally...

Effective April 19, masks are not required on PARTA buses.

“No Mask, No Problem” says PARTA bus company

Joshua Bailey, Reporter April 26, 2022

Face coverings are no longer required for riders or bus drivers on Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority buses or at its transit center in downtown Kent, following a federal court ruling Monday. U.S....

Leadership Center hosts annual awards night

Christian Danner, Reporter April 26, 2022

Charles Malone, the Outreach Program Manager for the Wick Poetry Center, was expecting to present an award at the Annual Student Leadership Awards April 19, but instead, he was presented with one of his...

Sunflower microgreens from Forestview Farmhouse. Forestview Farmhouse has partnered with Mamalagels Bagels to provide an indulgent brunch bag– farm fresh eggs, microgreens and bagels.

Haymaker Farmers’ Market returns to Kent Campus

Madison Goerl, Reporter April 26, 2022

Twenty family farms are returning to Kent Campus April 26 in collaboration with Kent State of Well-being. In addition to fresh produce, students can find crafts, workshops, sweet treats and live music...

Earth Fest brings sustainability to Kent State

Joyleah Odom, Reporter April 23, 2022

Music filled the room as eager students floated between tables lined throughout the Student Center’s second floor Tuesday afternoon in celebration of Earth Month. The Office of Sustainability and the...

Cleveland Bagel Company plans to open Kent location

Emma MacNiven, Reporter April 21, 2022

The Kent location of Cleveland Bagel Company is set to open in the former Starbucks building, located on the corner of Main Street and South Lincoln Street. Partners of the Kent location include...

African Cinema Week concludes with a showing “Lumumba”

Joshua Bailey, Reporter April 20, 2022

“Lumumba” – a true film based on the rise to power and assassination of the former leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba, was shown during African Cinema Week on Friday. “The theme...

Kent State alum opens selfie lounge near campus

Emma MacNiven, Reporter April 20, 2022

When you walk into Cultura Selfie Lounge, the first thing you notice is color--the packed studio is filled with 15 curated photo backdrop setups and plenty of funky props to use. The lounge, which...

Kent Police Department uses app for tip reporting

Avery Savage, Reporter April 15, 2022

The new Kent PD app is designed to allow individuals to submit tips anonymously to law enforcement, schools and community groups. The Kent Police Department says the goal of the app is to bring awareness...

Kent State launches new sexual and relationship violence prevention course

Jenna Bal, Reporter April 12, 2022

A course covering sexual and relationship violence prevention will be open to all students in the fall, after its successful pilot launch this semester. The course instructor, Bayadir Alrehaili,...

Hippie Fox Rocks hosts grand opening

Emma MacNiven, Reporter April 12, 2022

With bold, teal walls, tie-dye tapestries and crystals galore, Hippie Fox Rocks is Kent’s place for all things metaphysical. The shop opened in December, but hosted its grand opening celebration...

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