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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State students order salads, a healthier option, at The Slice in the Hub on Thursday evening, Oct. 16, 2013. Photo by Melanie Nesteruk.

Meal swipes expand to downtown, campus dining update

Alton Northup, Reporter April 23, 2022

After a rocky year for university culinary services, students will have additional options to look forward to during the fall 2022 semester. More locations are anticipated to open in the Student Hub,...

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the Change.org petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

Michael Daniels, director of the Student Multicultural Center.

SMC welcomes Black students, faculty, local business owners at Juneteenth celebration

Nicole Lew Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State ballroom was filled with music, dancing and warm embraces Friday in celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Black students, faculty and business owners gathered at the Student...

Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar Hylton. 

Aramark leaving Kent State leaves employees with questions

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter May 3, 2021

With Kent State ending the contract with Aramark, many student workers have questions about what will happen next.  According to the university, no changes will be made to current employees. Vice President...

Aviad Israeli is a professor within the College of Education, Health and Human Services and the undergraduate program coordinator for the Hospitality Management program. 

Changes to hospitality program, curriculum to begin fall 2021

Emma Andrus Reporter March 14, 2021

Students of Kent State’s hospitality program will now be offered additional courses and the chance to select concentrations within the degree after the Kent State Board of Trustees approved the changes...

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...

Biden Speech

Win McNamee November 7, 2020

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden wait outside the Chase Center for Biden to address the nation November 07, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. After four days of counting the high volume of mail-in ballots...

Amoaba Gooden Zoom

Screenshot from Zoom June 9, 2020

Amoaba Gooden, the Interim Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion helped lead and discuss the different questions provided throughout the town hall via Zoom on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. 

Twisted Meltz, located at 164 E. Main Street, was voted the second-best sandwich shop in Kent in the annual Best of Kent competition. Pictured above is a Paul Warfield sandwich, a Scouts Honor Mint milkshake and a side of fries. 

Best of Kent: best sandwich shop

First place: Franklin Square Deli Franklin Square Deli is dedicated to offering high-quality products at low prices. Kent State students appreciate the fresh ingredients at the motor-sport themed restaurant. Franklin...

USAS has been fighting for workers’ rights since 2013. They printed and distributed this information at their meeting on March 5, 2020.

‘I can’t even afford to buy the food I make’: Student workers discuss Aramark’s policies

Holly Liptak Reporter March 5, 2020

Students discussed grievances including the cost of living as a student, the lack of nutritional information in dining halls and the mistreatment of Aramark employees at the dining services town hall meeting...

Letter to the Editor: Demands for the University

February 16, 2020

An extract from a letter delivered to University administration on Feb. 11, 2020:We represent a coalition of Kent State University student activists and organizations, which includes Black United Students,...

Patrick Ferguson, president of Black United Students, elaborates on the demands presented to President Diacon at the BUS meeting on Feb. 13, 2020. They gave Diacon until Feb. 14, 2020 to respond to their demands.

BUS discuss demands on eve of deadline, commemoration

Owen MacMillan Assigning Editor February 13, 2020

Two days before Kent State University is set to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Black United Students and two days after a demonstration by a coalition of student groups led partially by BUS, Patrick...

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