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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

Lydia Lisowsky is a graduate student and second generation Ukranian American

Kent State graduate student raises $892 at local Ukraine fundraiser

Jesse Khalil, Reporter April 8, 2022

A booming blend of lively conversation and a shared passion for supporting a good cause lit up Ray’s Place on April 6 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Downtown Kent bar was filled with people eager to help...

Oktoberfest came to downtown Kent Sept. 25. German themed menus were displayed throughout the festivities.

Oktoberfest brought German culture to Main Street

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 29, 2021

This past Saturday, Main Street Kent put on its annual Oktoberfest where restaurants and vendors brought a bit of German culture to the community, along with plenty of beer. “​​We like participating...

Mental Health KSU

Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

Rays Place on Franklin Avenue in downtown Kent, Oct. 5, 2020. 

Bars, restaurants allowed to resume normal business hours as statewide curfew lifts

Ian Jameson Reporter February 12, 2021

Ohio’s 11 p.m. to 5 a.m statewide curfew was lifted Thursday after Gov. Mike DeWine said there had been enough of a sustained decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations.  The curfew, which originally went...

Ohio curfew has been extended from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Kent businesses are extending their hours.

Kent business owners celebrate Ohio curfew extension

Chloe Zofchak Reporter February 7, 2021

As of Jan. 28, Ohio’s curfew has been extended from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. due to the hospitalization numbers staying below 3,500 for seven days straight. Downtown Kent businesses have been forced to adapt...

The outside of Rays Place in Kent, Ohio. 

Best of Kent: best restaurant

First place: Ray’s Place If you’re looking for a good place to eat that can only be found in Kent, Ray’s Place is the restaurant to go to. Having won first place in four different categories in...

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