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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

KIC poster advertising the February bonding event where students made cards for staff members.

How KSU students are spending their Valentine’s Day

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 13, 2021

What better day than Valentine’s Day to spend with your significant other or friends? This year is particularly special because of the current pandemic, so students need to adjust and find new ways to...

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trumps nominee to the Supreme Court meets with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) (not seen) at the U.S. Capitol on October 1, 2020 in Washington, DC. Barrett is meeting with senators ahead of her confirmation hearing which is scheduled to begin on October 12, less than a month before Election Day.

White House holds swearing-in ceremony for Amy Coney Barrett

Maegan Vazquez, CNN October 26, 2020

(CNN) -- Amy Coney Barrett is slated to be sworn in to the Supreme Court at a White House ceremony Monday evening, the White House announced shortly after her nomination was confirmed by the Senate.Barrett...

Gift Guide: Red Letter Days and Off the Wagon

Lauren Sasala Assigning editor December 4, 2019

Off the Wagon is a family-owned eclectic toy store with gifts that will bring out childhood memories and provide a few laughs too. According to its website, the store features weird, funny gag gifts...

Gift Guide: Bent Tree Coffee

Amanda Levin Assigning editor December 4, 2019

Bent Tree finished in third place in downtown Kent’s holiday decorating competition to celebrate the holiday season. The coffee shop hung up reefs and painted its windows with reindeers and poinsettias.Bent...

Welcome to the Gift Guide

Madison MacArthur Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2019

Welcome to the Gift Guide edition of the Kent Stater. The staff has worked for the past few weeks to gather some tips for holiday shopping. As the semester comes to an end, the holiday season is upon us...

Students work on filling their baskets for the Peace Basket Project in 2018. 

The Peace Basket Project prepares for 23rd year

Gina Butkovich Sports editor December 4, 2019

Twenty three years ago, the Professional Women of KSU, a group on campus, started the Peace Basket Project. The Professional Women of KSU is no longer a group on campus, but the Peace Basket Project has...

Gift Guide: UniversiTees

Abigail Miller Features editor December 4, 2019

Having a hard time finding the right gift for someone? Stop into UniversiTees and pick up Kent State spirit wear for any age or gender! UniversiTees sells a variety of different gear, including their Kent...

Gift Guide: Squirrel City Jewelers

Squirrel City Jewelers offers a variety of unique jewelry. The store, which opened in downtown Kent in March 2019, is “something between (an) art gallery and jewelry store,” said owner Michael Faehnel....

Gift Guide: Woodsy’s Music

At Woodsy’s Music, located on South Water St., shoppers can find deals on a variety of musical instruments for the holidays. “We got sales going on, on everything,” said Paul Braden, manager of...

Gift Guide: Malley’s Chocolates

If you’re shopping for someone with a sweet tooth, consider Malley’s. Based in Northeast Ohio, this family-owned candy company offers a variety of chocolates and treats. Malley’s has many options...

Gift Guide: Popped!

Amanda Levine Assigning editor December 4, 2019

Popped!, owned by Gwen Rosenberg, is set up and ready to go for the holiday season. The local popcorn and treats store offers a wide variety of specialty items for the holiday season.The store, located...

Gift Guide: Kent Natural Foods

Hannah Gooch Housing reporter December 4, 2019

Downtown Kent fights off the cold with holiday events, gift ideas and cheer throughout the month of December.Kent Natural Foods Co-op invited local shoppers to “come warm up with the co-op” as part...

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