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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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The deal with downtown Kent: How local restaurants are adjusting to COVID-19

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 11, 2021

As we approach the one year anniversary of COVID-19’s appearance in the U.S., colleges across the country are continuously making necessary implementations of social distancing and online learning in...

University student employees down 35% this semester

There are 35% fewer student employees working for the Kent campus this semester compared to a typical semester.Given Kent’s stance on keeping COVID-19 from spreading, many students are living off campus...

Downtown Kent on Tuesday, March 17. Gov. Mike DeWine announced at a press conference Sunday restaurants and bars in Ohio would close in light of the coronavirus.

Downtown restaurant owners react to closings

Empty sidewalks and dark storefronts lined the streets of downtown Kent this week as local businesses dealt with the effects of statewide restrictions on restaurants and bars.  Gov. Mike DeWine announced...

The Grazers location within the Kent State Student Center, photographed on Friday, March 6, 2020. 

Best of Kent: on campus dining

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo Editor March 6, 2020

GRAZERS -> 1st place on campus foodGRAZERS has been at the hub in the student center for three years, and co-owner Stacey Lasher said they pride themselves on providing healthy options to students.“Kent...

Students line up at Wholly Habanero, located in the Student Center’s HUB, on Aug. 29, 2015. Wholly Habaneros is new to the HUB and offers a create-your-own burrito bar.

GRAZERS, Fresco discuss future in dining services

Henry Palattella May 3, 2017

The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve Aramark as the new dining services vendor on March 2. The company is planning on adding Fresco Mexican Grill & Salsa Bar and GRAZERS to campus, but...

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