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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

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...

Burnham joined a group chat named “Kent Dining Woes” where students discussed the state of the dining halls and made the Change.org petition.

Students create petition demanding reimbursement for meal plans

Megan Becker Assigning Editor September 17, 2021

Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”The...

President Todd Diacon sent an email press release requiring vaccinations for student, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses. 

Kent State announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement, plans for December deadline

Emma Andrus Reporter August 27, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.“As the delta...

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...

Barrio food truck to visit 345 Flats leasing and welcome event

Kennedy Caldwell April 10, 2017

Take your taste buds on a ride at the 345 Flats leasing and welcome event with a visit from the Barrio food truck.Every person who signs a new lease, takes a tour or gives 345 Flats a positive review on...

USG hosts Sounds of Summer on the Student Green Friday, June 6, 2014. Fork in the road Food truck provided food for the event.

Fork in the Road still operating despite lack of students

Catherine Wilcher July 22, 2015

Fork in the Road, the university food truck, has managed to stay busy this summer even though there are fewer students on campus than during the regular school year.Despite the reduced number of students...

Senior visual communication design major Lynsey Simonette grabs her lunch order from Fork in the Road, a new food truck on campus. Lynsey bought an order of loaded fries topped with cheese, pulled pork and green onions.

Visual Kent

Chelsae Ketchum August 26, 2014

As I trekked across campus Monday, I came across something other than the mass of students in their first-day outfits. Parked on the Esplanade near Bowman Hall was a state-of-the-art food truck called...

 USG hosts Sounds of Summer on the Student Green Friday, June 6, 2014. Fork in the road Food truck provided food for the event.

University food truck begins serving unique menu on campus

Kristen Kobe July 9, 2014

Fork in the Road, Kent State University’s new food truck operated by staff from dining services, is serving up specialty items around campus with its yellow, state-of-the-art truck.The truck is primarily...

Dining Services’ food truck coming to front campus

Drew Jones February 16, 2014

 Kent State Dining Services is adding a new dimension to its campus food services with a state-of-the-art food truck. The food truck, which is approximately 24 feet long, isn’t anything like the food...

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