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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

Donzell Jones preparing his restaurant, Hibachi Soul, for the ribbon cutting ceremony in Kent on July, 10.

Mayor endorses new hibachi restaurant in Kent

Berkeley Chadwick, Reporter July 10, 2022

The sound of snipping scissors at Hibachi Soul’s grand opening was music to owners Donzell Jones and Sharell Pointer’s ears. On July 9, dozens of community members filled the Lake Street storefront...

KentRidge Senior Living in Kent, Ohio.

Long-term care facilities continue vaccinations, plan for reopening

Rachel Gross TV2 reporter February 23, 2021

As much of society is seeing the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, Ohio’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities are dealing with the brutal aftermath of the pandemic.Even as cases are decreasing,...

Flower arrangement available for purchase on Valentine’s Day

College students shop for Valentine’s Day on a budget

Emily Mays reporter February 11, 2021

Students in college often rely on a budget, especially when it comes to Valentine’s Day. It can be very expensive, but around Kent, some places offer inexpensive versions of the typical gift. Megan Silinsky...

Although the Kent Stage is currently closed, the venue still hosts live streams to continue supporting artists.

Kent Stage looks forward to reopening and Save Our Stages Act

Brynne Mann Reporter February 8, 2021

You don’t know what you have until it’s gone, the Kent Stage owner said about the venue’s temporary closure.The Save Our Stages Act was created by the National Independent Venue Association to help...

Halloween guidance released, people from out of town discouraged from coming to Kent

Kent State University and the City of Kent released guidance for Halloween this year, emphasizing to community members and students to not attend or hold mass gatherings of more than 10 people.In a press...

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. 

Ohio Pandemic Testing Team to visit campus for free COVID-19 testing

Kent State and the city of Kent partnered with the state of Ohio to bring the Ohio Pandemic Testing Team to campus, the university announced in an email Wednesday. A team of medics from the Ohio National...

Current downtown of Kent, Ohio on March 2, 2020. 

How improvements made to Downtown Kent affect students today

Theresa Lovrak Reporter March 2, 2020

The year is 2002. As a college student at Kent State you have just a few options when it comes to entertainment downtown, and even fewer if you aren’t twenty-one. “The student body were the people...

Norm is the best barber around!

One step at a time: Norm

I will never forget the first time my brother Mitchell and I walked into Jason’s Barber Shop in Acorn Alley in Kent. Jason’s is a one of a kind establishment. Tons of sports apparel fill the walls...

Insomnia Cookies specialty Valentines Day red velvet cookie. 

Best Valentine’s Day dates in Kent

Kelsey Paulus Reporter February 7, 2020

Still looking for a place to take your date on Valentine’s Day? Here are a few places in Kent to make your holiday special, both on and off campus.Come be my Valentine! ice skating event On Valentine’s...

Students at Theodore Roosevelt High School stand outside as part of a national school walk out March 14 in response to gun violence and in remembrance of those killed in Parkland, FL.

Students withstand freezing weather to protest gun violence

Austin Mariasy March 14, 2018

Hundreds of students at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent participated in a walkout along with other schools across the country Wednesday.The demonstration was in response to a school shooting in...

Donut shop to open downtown

Anne-Marie Colant April 25, 2016

Peace, Love, and Little Donuts is set to open in mid-May, next door to Bar 145 in downtown Kent. The store will offer a variety of specialty donuts, late hours on Thursday through Saturday and delivery...

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