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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

Starbucks on East Main Street Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

Barista jobs offer college students long-term skills, free coffee

Emily Mays Reporter May 10, 2021

As students seek out jobs for the summer or even coming semesters, baristas are continuing to grow in demand and coffee shops in the Kent area often employ college students. Coffee is the second largest...

Starbuck’s new featured drink is a flat white coffee. The drink is steamed milk over a single or double shot of expresso.

‘Flat White’ coffee starts strong, finishes sweet

Jamie Brian February 10, 2015

One sip and a flat white coffee goes down smooth, numbing taste buds with two shots of espresso. The velvety texture of the steamed milk gives it a gentle feel, but it has a more intense flavor than a...

Starbucks barista Kathy Lovell has been working at Kents Starbucks since 2006 after losing her teaching job. She is a familiar face to those who frequent the coffee shop.

Coffeeshop’s a stage for local barista

Mark Oprea September 16, 2014

Kathy Lovell is unmissable at the Kent Starbucks. Working mostly with Kent State students half her age, Lovell initially seems out of place. Yet the one-time actress’ personality — as gleaming and...

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