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Randy Crider vends his art outside MadCap Brew Co. in Kent during Main Street Kents Crafty Crawl Aug. 27, 2023

Main Street Kent’s second Crafty Crawl showcases local artists

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter August 28, 2023

This year’s Crafty Crawl featured everything from colorful crochet stuffed dinosaurs to wooden six pack containers meant to hold beer – but it's the items with imperfections that attract the most attention. MadCap...

Bell Tower Brewing Co. creates new “diversity” brew

Avery Savage, TV2 Reporter April 7, 2023

Today is National Beer Day! Bell Tower Brewing Co. added a new beer named after former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. "Dissension," the company's newest brew, emphasizes the advancements that...

Moving down the train tracks, the operator moves the debris to a separate pile.

Crews clear debris as community mourns loss of downtown landmark

Alton Northup, Staff Reporter December 3, 2022

Fire crews remained in downtown Kent Saturday as maintenance crews worked to clear debris following an explosive fire that ravaged the historic mill complex. Bricks, glass and charred wood scattered...

Crooked River offered succulent plant flights, or succulents planted in glass, to customers for the Crafty Crawl.

Main Street Kent hosts first-ever ‘Crafty Crawl’ featuring crafted goods and craft beers

Colleen Burns and Gianna Cicchi June 26, 2022

Craft beer, local arts and crafts, music and food were part of Main Street Kent's first Crafty Crawl event on June 25 from noon to 5 p.m. Kent’s streets were filled with eager customers who made their...

Attendees line East Main Street for the fourth annual Kent Craft Beer Fest.

Kent Jaycees to use Craft Beer Fest proceeds to give back to the community

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 21, 2022

As the day began to warm up, Kent Craft Beer Fest attendees lined up along East Main Street to get a taste of local Ohio breweries. The fourth annual festival, which ran from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, was...

The parking lot outside of Bell Tower Brewing on Park Avenue near downtown Kent. The restaurant has been open for six weeks.

Parking options explained for the Bell Tower Brewing Co.

Liam Morrison December 14, 2021

Bell Tower Brewing Co. is a neighborhood brewery located in the West River neighborhood of Kent, Ohio.  “We are not just nestled in the neighborhood, but it’s a business that is supported by the...

Sarah Malcolm is the director of international partnerships, marketing and Communication at Kent State University

Kent State drives international enrollment through exchange program with Brazilian university

Halena Sepulveda Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State partnered with the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) in 2018 to create The American Academy program that aimed to push international enrollment and boost a relationship between...

BOT 10/22

Emma Andrus October 22, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the renaming of the College of Business Administration to the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship on Friday, Oct. 22. The college is...

ally training

Olivia Sharp October 21, 2021

Freshman Claire Sierota and Ryleigh Piper look over a handout before Ally Training as a part of the university’s sex week. The event was held in the Twin Towers' Studio A, on October, 20th, 2021.

Washburn becomes third offensive field hockey player to win MAC honor

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 21, 2021

Junior Sydney Washburn won Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week as the Kent State field hockey team maintained their No. 23 rank.Washburn is the third KSU player to win the award joining...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

Members of Ocean Motion smile at the shore after their 2020 beach clean up.

Get involved: Environmentally focused student organizations

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 19, 2021

 Fun - Kent State Environmental SocietyThe Kent State Environmental Society emphasises that you don’t have to be an environmental leader to be an environmentalist. Open to all majors, the club hosts...

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