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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

Jaynanne Sheehan presents her Plate Map idea at the CEBIdea Pitch Competition in the KIVA at Kent State on October 8, 2018.

Kent State student fights back against childhood allergies

Bryan Vohsing October 9, 2018

Kent State student Jaynanne Sheehan plans to fight back against childhood allergies with Plate Map, an app that scans food and informs the user of potential allergens or dietary restrictions.Sheehan’s...

Kent State University president Beverly Warren waves to parade watchers on Oct. 6, 2018. 

Homecoming Parade draws enthusiastic crowd

Bryan Vohsing October 6, 2018

Kent State students, alumni and Kent residents lined Main Street eagerly waiting for the school’s 100th annual Homecoming Parade Saturday morning.The curbs were packed with lawn chairs, bleachers and...

A couple takes a selfie in the middle of Kent Main Streets Oktoberfest crowd on September 24, 2018.

Kent Oktoberfest receives high turnout

Bryan Vohsing September 23, 2018

Main Street Kent’s fifth annual Oktoberfest was such a hit that many vendors found themselves running out of food early.“I was surprised at just how many people came out this year,” said Phil Everett,...

Starbucks employees prepare drinks for patrons at the Starbucks on E Main St. on September 4, 2018.

Off-campus Starbucks accepting FlashCash

Bryan Vohsing September 5, 2018

The Starbucks on the corner of South Lincoln and Main Streets is now accepting FlashCash to bring in more student customers.Starbucks announced the plan earlier in the summer before implementing the change...

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