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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The German Family Society Dancers show the audience a trick during their performance. Many attendees watched and cheered on the group.

Kent’s 2022 Oktoberfest brought food, live music and culture to downtown

Genevieve Krejci, Reporter September 25, 2022

The smell of freshly baked pretzels, bratwursts and fresh beer filled the air at Mainstreet Kent’s Oktoberfest Saturday. Main Street Kent put on Oktoberfest with seasonal beer, German-themed food...

Kicking off homecoming with Flash Bash

Kicking off homecoming with Flash Bash

Grace Clarke, Reporter September 25, 2022

Kicking off the week before Homecoming, Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Flash Activities Board (FAB) will host "Flash Bash" on Monday. With Homecoming week quickly approaching,...

Akii Butler reads a few pages from J. K. Rowlings Harry Potter during the second annual Banned Book Reading.

Kent celebrates Banned Books Week with second annual read-in

Mariah Alanskas, Reporter September 22, 2022

A night of reading, cosplay, food and prizes marked the second annual read-in as students and faculty gathered to celebrate Banned Books Week. The Wednesday night event was held in Taylor Hall, open-mic...

Volunteers preparing meals at Trinity Lutheran Church in Kent on September 10, 2022

Trinity Lutheran Church hosting ‘Lord’s Lunch’ for food insecurity

Grace Kindl, Reporter September 21, 2022

Every Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to noon volunteers at churches throughout Kent gather at Trinity Lutheran Church for “Lord’s Lunch.” Lord’s Lunch is a ministry hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church....

The new area is renovated and open for students to come and have fun.

‘The Rat’ makes a comeback

Grace Clarke, Reporter September 19, 2022

The Rathskeller Stage, once a fun music venue in Kent State’s Student Center for years, is finally making a comeback. The Rathskeller stage, also known as “The Rat” to older alumni, was an iconic...

The first 800 students to come to the Black Squirrel Festival received free t-shirts from the Flash Activities Board

40th annual Black Squirrel Festival brings campus back to life

Grace Clarke, Reporter September 17, 2022

A festival dedicated to Kent’s favorite rodent, the black squirrel, ran this past Friday filling up the campus with lively events on the Student Green and Risman Plaza from 3-7 p.m. The Flash Activities...

Kent Rocks music festival coming to downtown Kent Friday

Kent Rocks music festival coming to downtown Kent Friday

Genevieve Krejci, Reporter September 14, 2022

Kent Rocks Music Festival will have 26 local bands at 23 venues in Downtown Kent Friday. The featured bands and artists will play classic rock, rock, blues and acoustic sets, starting at 7 p.m. Some...

The Cleveland Bagel Cafe officially opens its doors

Genevieve Krejci, Reporter September 8, 2022

The Cleveland Bagel Café had a soft opening Tuesday with special hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The café plans to have its hard opening sometime in the next week or two, with its hours being from...

Construction for Crawford Hall is creating complications for staff and student parking

Macy Rosen, Reporter September 6, 2022

Construction for the new business building, Crawford Hall, has created challenges with traffic and parking on campus since March. Staff and students are finding it difficult to adjust to the parking...

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