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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Nathan Ritchey (right) and volunteers packing up a visitors food.

Flashes Fighting Hunger offers twice a week food drive

Taylor Haydu Reporter March 2, 2022

Flashes Fighting Hunger organizes food drives Wednesday and Friday afternoons to battle food insecurity in the community.The food is provided through partnerships and donations from stores and food banks...

Taproot, a catering company co-owned and managed by Linda Fiala and husband, J Michael Fiala took advantage of the Chocolate Walk to promote some of their tasty chocolate confessions like their chocolate mousse.

Annual Chocolate Walk makes downtown Kent a lot sweeter

Emma MacNiven Reporter February 21, 2022

Maps in hand, Kent residents took to the streets of downtown on the hunt for drinks, chocolates and desserts. The annual Main Street Kent Chocolate Walk Feb. 19 brought together chocolate lovers to support...

SALSA members take a group photo at the annual Flag Day meeting, representing the various countries of Latin America 

SALSA on the rise at Kent State

Jesse Khalil Reporter February 9, 2022

Kent State’s Spanish and Latino Student Association is welcoming new members to spread the word about its mission. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, SALSA board members tried to keep community...

A sign posted inside of the Starbucks located on the corner of East Main Street and South Lincoln Street thanks Kent patrons for the incredible memories. The local Starbucks closed on July 26, 2021.

Kent State community saddened by closure of local Starbucks

Rachel Gross Reporter July 28, 2021

The Kent Starbucks café closed its doors Monday after almost 20 years in business.“Actually the worst thing to ever happen,” Gab Pedroza wrote in a Tweet. “This Starbucks literally got me through...

Pizza Hut debuts a new Detroit-style pizza

Pizza Hut debuts a new Detroit-style pizza

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business January 26, 2021

 (CNN) -- Pizza Hut's newest pizza doesn't look like its other pizzas.The chain is launching a new Detroit-style pizza, which ditches the traditional round shape for a rectangular crust with cheese...

Students donate to the pop-up food pantry located in the Student Multicultural Center on Nov. 13, 2019.

Campus Kitchen introduces pop-up food pantry

The Campus Kitchen found more ways for students to access its resources with pop-up food pantries. The Campus Kitchen Pantry currently hosts two food pantries weekly, on the second floor in Beall and McDowell...

Japanese coffee hour provides insight on Japanese life, culture

Sydney Ford International reporter November 5, 2019

Students learned about Japanese culture and language through presentations and practicing language during the weekly coffee hour hosted by the Japanese Language Club on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Satterfield...

The Fork in the Road food truck sits idle behind the student center. Despite the new paint job, sightings of the food truck around campus have been scarce this semester. 

University food truck undergoes changes

Kent State’s Fork in the Road food truck has been absent for most of the fall semester as it is undergoing format changes, according to Aramark, the university’s dining services partner.   “The...

Hunger and homelessness at Kent State: Challenge stigma, create community for insecure individuals

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 19, 2019

In 2018 there were 43.1 million Americans living “below the poverty level” and 549,000 Americans that experienced homelessness, said a Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week website.“About 32 percent...

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