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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Marisa Stephens, a senior managerial marketing major, accepts the “Golden Flash” award during the Alumni Awards ceremony on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Stephens won the only student award this year and was later crowned as Homecoming Queen.

Ceremony honors successful alumni in downtown Kent

Logan Lutton October 14, 2017

The fourth annual Alumni Awards honored six alumni and one current student at a ceremony in Franklin Hotel Bar Friday.Recipients from across the country were recognized for their achievements in their...

Haunted House

The spirits and frights of Kent

Cameron Gorman August 11, 2017

Throughout the summer, and the school year, the sound of construction in Kent is often little more than white noise — part of the regular thrum of the city’s soundscape.The new sections of downtown...

A panoramic view of the city of Kent from 1882.

A look back at Kent’s history

Kaylee Peterson July 3, 2017

The story of Kent begins in 1790 with Captain Samuel Brady.Brady — often revered as an iconic symbol of Kent history — was actually a Native American killer, whose famed leap across the Cuyahoga River...

Customers eat and drink inside downtown Kents new Franklin Hotel Bar on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. Aside from booths, tables and a bar, the establishment also has a lounge area, complete with armchairs placed around an artificial fireplace. 

Franklin Hotel Bar aims to add new vibe to Kent bar scene

Benjamin VanHoose December 29, 2016

Students may have a new checkpoint on their local bar crawl routines when they return to Kent for the spring semester. That is, as long as they are up for a decidedly different type of bar atmosphere.Filling...

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