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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

According to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, homelessness in Ohio has increased by 1,478 people from 2014 to 2019.

How COVID-19 has affected Kent’s homeless community

COVID-19 has changed homeless services and has caused people to pay more attention to the homeless community in Kent and Ravenna.According to there were 10,345 homeless people in Ohio...

Multi-instrumentalist Angie Haze, along with Chris Dudley (left), perform as part of a nine-piece ensemble called The Angie Haze Project, which features guitar, bass, violin, saxophone, accordion, and more.

Local musicians looking to lift spirits with virtual holiday concert

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 25, 2020

Main Street Kent is trying to fill the local entertainment gaps left by COVID-19 this holiday season. This week it has debuted “Home for this Holiday,” a festive, 18-song virtual show featuring local...

The Beall Hall food pantry distributes goods donated by Trader Joe’s including eggs, bread, meats and other perishable goods.

Women’s Center and Campus Kitchen join to distribute groceries to counter food insecurity

Holly Liptak Reporter May 1, 2020

Now that in-person classes have been cancelled, Beall Hall is not housing students, but instead approximately 1,000 pounds of donated food for those struggling with food insecurity during the coronavirus...

Kent Social Services makes room for homeless in cold weather

Justin Niedenthal February 15, 2016

Once temperatures hit 10 degrees or below, Kent Social Services opens its doors for anyone who needs a place to sleep. “About the only other place to go is McDonald's. This place is nice or you can...

Four alternative activities to do in Kent for Thanksgiving

Paige Verma November 15, 2015

Are you a student staying in Kent for Thanksgiving? Here are some alternative ideas to try out on Turkey Day.1. Tree City Turkey TrotEarly registration for residents before Nov. 20 is $17 and $22 for non-residents,...

Food drive to benefit Kent Social Services

Halie Rogers March 30, 2014

Graduate students from Kent State’s College of Public Health are hosting the third annual “Fill the Truck” food drive for Kent Social Services’ food pantry.“The food drive is a class project...

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