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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

African Cinema Week concludes with a showing “Lumumba”

Joshua Bailey, Reporter April 20, 2022

“Lumumba” – a true film based on the rise to power and assassination of the former leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba, was shown during African Cinema Week on Friday. “The theme...

Kent State University school of theater and dance students prepare for the upcoming production of the musical Freaky Friday which runs Feb. 25- Mar. 6. 

Kent to stage production of ‘Freaky Friday’

Brianna Phillips Reporter February 8, 2022

Kent students are bringing live theater back on campus later this month with a musical production based on the popular novel and Disney movie, “Freaky Friday.” Directed by Eric van Baars, School...

OPINION: After Halloween, another consideration

E. Timothy Moore, Emeritus Professor Guest Columnist October 28, 2019

In America, Halloween celebrations have always involved children going door to door in neighborhoods asking the words “trick or treat” while wearing costumes of ghosts, goblins, monsters, witches,...

Halloween Costumes (A Mag)

Ten easy Halloween costumes you can find in your closet

Emily Adorno October 23, 2019

As Kent Halloween approaches, if you’re still stuck deciding what to dress up as, gathering pieces from your closet to make a costume may be the easiest and most budget friendly idea.Here are 10 costume...

An Ohio state prosecutor recommends a $50,000 bail for Steven Franzreb during his arraignment on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at the Portage County Courthouse.

$50,000 bond set for suspected Kent sorority stalker

A $50,000 bond was set for a man arrested in association with several prowling incidents at sorority houses on Fraternity Circle.  Kent Police arrested 43-year-old Steven Franzreb of North Royalton, Ohio,...

Debby Thrasher Smith, 66, steps into her Ravenna home on Sunday. Her son, Joe, died here Oct. 29, 2014, of a heroin overdose — his third. He battled with substance abuse in the several years before his death.

A mother reveals what it’s like to live with a son addicted to heroin

Valerie Royzman April 30, 2018

I’m standing on Debby Thrasher Smith’s front porch in Ravenna, tightening my trench coat around my waist. The four wind chimes behind me are knocking delicately against each other, and their tinkling...

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