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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Photo courtesy of the Kent Police Department

Police investigating robbery at The Exchange

Emily Mills November 23, 2015

The Kent Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering incident at The Exchange, an entertainment store at 407 E. Main St.Lt. Michael Lewis said the department received notice of an alarm...

Cristal Christian (left) and Robert Branch (right) rehearse scenes from the play, The Mountaintop, on Wedneday, Sept. 23, 2015.  

Pan-African Studies supports casting of white MLK

Emily Mills November 15, 2015

Kent State’s Department of Pan-African Studies said in a statement Friday it supports director Michael Oatman’s decision to cast a white actor to play Martin Luther King, Jr. in a recent production...

Election Officials wait in line to turn in ballots at Portage County Board of Elections on November 3, 2015.

Portage County posts election results after delay

Emily Mills November 4, 2015

The Portage County Board of Elections posted election results this morning due to a delay Tuesday night after a server malfunction.Terrie Nielsen, deputy director of the Board of Elections, said there...

Photo courtesy of Kent State Athletics

Kent State women’s golf ranked 7th in nation

Emily Mills September 29, 2015

Golfweek, a national golf magazine, named Kent State’s women’s golf team the No. 7 women’s golf team in the nation. According to an athletic department press release, the team has a scoring average...

Anti-abortion activists from the Viewers of the Word Church protest outside Planned Parenthoods Bedford Heights Health Center, which performs abortions. House Bill 294 could lead to the reproductive health organization from no longer receiving government funding for breast and cervical cancer screenings, among other services.

Ohio bill calls for defunding of abortion-performing organizations

Emily Mills and Allie Johnson September 16, 2015

Junior exercise science major Sam Anderson has been going to Planned Parenthood since she was 16 for birth control and other health services.“It would be very costly (for me to go somewhere else), and...

Franklin Square Deli

Kent’s Daily Deals

Emily Mills and Sarah Pompeii August 28, 2015

We know you probably don’t have a lot of money, so we found restaurants in Kent that have different food and drink specials for each day of the week.Franklin Square DeliEvery Sunday and Monday afternoon...

St. Patrick Catholic Church is located at 313 N. Depeyster St.

Kent boasts nearly 30 churches and religious communities

Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Leaving your home church for the first time can be a big change, and finding a new church to attend while at college can be intimidating. However, Kent and surrounding areas offer several churches and...

Owner Jay Miller works on fine arts major and apprentice Eliza Millers arm piece at Crucible Tattoos on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Miller first got the piece when she started her apprenticeship there.

Where to get a tattoo in Kent

If you’re looking for a permanent way to commemorate your freshman year, Kent offers several tattoo shop options. Whether it is a roommate bond or something you have been planning for a while, finding...

Employee Owen Park prepares a cup of coffee at Tree City in downtown Kent on April 7, 2014.

Where to get a cup of coffee in Kent

College students basically have coffee running through their veins. Luckily, Kent has several coffee options downtown for students to get their fix.There are a number of locally-owned coffee shops that...

Emma Peterson (far right), a Kent State graduate student and employee at the Fashion School Store, helps customers at the store on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

So where is there to shop in Kent?

Downtown Kent has seen many changes over the last several years as it has come into its own as a college town. What was once known as a place for bars and Halloween has transformed into a hotspot for food,...

Seasoned truffle fries served at Bar 145 on July 29, 2015.

So where is there to eat in Kent?

Downtown Kent has seen many changes over the last several years as it has come into its own as a college town. What was once known as a place for bars and Halloween has transformed into a hotspot for food,...

Senior entrepreneurship major Kevin Otubu reacts as he becomes the director of programming for Undergraduate Student Government as results of the elections are streamed in the Student Center on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

USG acts as voice for Kent State student body

Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government is students’ representation in the administration at Kent State, but many students don’t understand what USG actually does.“Undergraduate Student Government...

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