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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Will Matthews stands outside of the Southern Comfort Food Truck. The 2019 Kent graduate wanted to bring food to Kents campus that reflected the food he ate back home. 

Southern Comfort Kitchen: bringing New Orleans style food to Kent on wheels

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 6, 2022

Coming from New Orleans, Will Matthews, Kent State 2019 graduate, saw very little food options that mirrored the meals he was used to eating back home.So, he realized he needed to bring the south to Northeast...

So you want to live in an apartment next semester. Now what?

Alexandra Golden Reporter October 29, 2021

When looking for an apartment, especially your first one, there are some key factors to consider when making such a crucial decision.Figuring out where to live and who to live with is the first step. Then...

Facebook outage

Facebook profits rise amid revelations from leaked documents

Amid fallout from the Facebook Papers documents supporting claims that the social network has valued financial success over user safety, Facebook on Monday reported higher profit for the latest quarter.The...

Facebook outage

Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp go down

(CNN) -- Facebook's week just went from bad to worse.Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered outages midday Monday, according to public statements from the three Facebook services."We're aware that...

Steam outage to shut off hot water on campus Sept. 17

Naudia Harris Reporter September 17, 2021

Students were notified about an emergency steam shutdown taking place on campus, to fix up a minor leak on Sept. 17. It is advised that they plan to clean up the day before to avoid any disturbance in...

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Facebook continues to assist in finding dorm, apartment roommates

Cassondra Siaus Reporter May 7, 2021

Luke Mansueti, a senior psychology student, ran into trouble when trying to find someone to live with his freshman year of college.“It was difficult to start searching for a roommate because I did not...

Genevieve Menyhart (right) poses in her cap and gown as she graduates from her living room with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography in May 2020. Menyhart is a wedding photographer and is hopeful for the future of wedding photography this summer.

The class of COVID-19: 2020 graduates navigate the lasting impacts of graduating during a pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter May 6, 2021

College graduation is called commencement because it’s supposed to be a new beginning, but COVID-19 posed new challenges for the class of 2020.  A June 2020 study found that millions of students worldwide...

Carnaby Street Style announced their closing on Instagram.

Changes to Downtown Kent 2020-2021

Chloe Zofchak Reporter April 28, 2021

Kent is known for being the college town with a tight-knit community of students, families, businesses and more. People come from near and far towns to enjoy the scenery and frequent social events Kent...

Attendees posing at the 2019 LavGrad ceremony.

LGBTQ+ Center prepares virtual environment for Lavender Graduation

Cameron Aloway Reporter April 6, 2021

During the week of April 26, the LGBTQ+ Center will host its annual Lavender Graduation. The ceremony highlights graduating LGBTQ+ students and allies at Kent State.To accommodate for restrictions due...

Memorial outside of Gold Spa, one of the establishments that was attacked in Atlanta.

Anti-Asian violence pervasive throughout coronavirus, follows historical trend of hate

Cameron Aloway reporter April 5, 2021

On March 16, eight people died following a mass shooting in three massage parlors in Atlanta, six of whom were identified as Asian women. This shooting was one of thousands of hate crimes committed against...

Volunteers organizing clothing at the Community Clothing Center.

Community Clothing Center temporarily allows two visits in a month for free clothing

Anthony Elder March 25, 2021

Beginning in February, the Community Clothing Center in Ravenna increased the number of times people can visit to twice per month. The center provides free clothing and household items. Donations to the...

OPINION: Should the internet be regulated for our and others’ own safety?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

In the past, or, to put it more directly, back when I wasn’t even an idea, the internet was an expansive canvas for people to use as a tool to reach and talk to others. This includes early precursors...

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