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Campus Kitchen

Kent State offers Campus Kitchen as food stamps alternative

Emily Mays Reporter March 25, 2021

As COVID-19 continues to impact students, they face more insecurity with food and other goods than ever before. For students who are facing food insecurity or cannot afford to keep food on the table,...

A man walks past construction outside the Business Administration Building Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. A new Starbucks will open on the Esplanade for the spring semester. 

New Starbucks to open on Esplanade in spring

Dylan Reynolds November 18, 2017

Coffee-loving students will soon have yet another option for getting their caffeine fix.Aramark began construction last week on a new full-service Starbucks near the Business Administration Building, and...

Minjeong Cho adds a piece of egg to a Korean rice dish called bibimbap during the international cook-off on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

International Cook-Off unites tastebuds

Eden Kraus November 17, 2017

Six teams representing five different countries took to the kitchen to compete during the International Cook-Off to discover which team could create the best entree and drink in the Student Center Ballroom...

A bagel pizza served on Prentice Hall Café’s gluten-free menu on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.

Nation’s first gluten-free dining hall opens on campus

Rachel Stevenson August 31, 2016

Kent State opened Prentice Cafe as the first gluten-free dining hall in the nation on Tuesday to address growing demands for gluten-free foods and accommodations on campus.“The demand has increased,...

Dining Services offers a culinary passport with themed nights

Shane Beneke October 22, 2015

The sound of a live Italian band filled the room while the smell of fresh meats and cheeses lingered. Renaissance artwork hung on the walls. These were just a few of the details Kent State Dining Services...

Tia Beaty, fashion merchandising freshman, and Austin Ward, applied communications junior, enjoy time on the green after Taste of Kent on Risman Plaza on Tuesday Sept 22, 2015.

Students enjoy variety of foods at Taste of Kent

Erin Zaranec September 22, 2015

Students lined Risman Plaza Tuesday afternoon to get a Taste of Kent State. Kent State Dining Services hosted the ninth annual event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the Student Green.Students, staff and faculty...

KSU chosen as finalist in vegan-friendly competition

Hannah Reed February 11, 2014

Kent State is in the running to be peta2’s favorite vegan-friendly college.Peta2, PETA’s youth division, hosts the Favorite Vegan-Friendly College contest annually, but this year, it’s up to the...

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