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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

A variety of cupcakes line display shelves at the counter inside Roccos Cupcake Café on Feb. 4, 2023.

Rocco’s Cupcake Café hosts grand opening

Chloe Cornely, Reporter February 4, 2023

With the smell of freshly baked cupcakes and warm lattes wafting out its newly open doors, Rocco’s Cupcake Café is Kent’s newest bakery. The café had its grand opening celebration Saturday. The...

Props 4 paws hosts fundraiser at Kent State airport to help animals in need

September 11, 2022

"Props 4 Paws" is a Kent-based charity that has supplied food to local animal shelters since 2011. The organization held a fundraiser on Saturday at the Kent State Airport. TV2's Olivia Sharp reports that...

Sunflower microgreens from Forestview Farmhouse. Forestview Farmhouse has partnered with Mamalagels Bagels to provide an indulgent brunch bag– farm fresh eggs, microgreens and bagels.

Haymaker Farmers’ Market returns to Kent Campus

Madison Goerl, Reporter April 26, 2022

Twenty family farms are returning to Kent Campus April 26 in collaboration with Kent State of Well-being. In addition to fresh produce, students can find crafts, workshops, sweet treats and live music...

August Jobs Report

Matt Smith/Shutterstock September 4, 2020

Workers from the entertainment industry hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic participate in a March for Awareness, organized by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. America's jobs recovery...

 Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet, speaks to the media prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on June 10, 2020 in Martinsville, Virginia. 

FBI says Bubba Wallace not a target of a hate crime

 (CNN) -- The FBI said Tuesday a noose found in the team garage of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace at the Talladega Superspeedway has been there since last year and he, therefore, is not a victim of a hate...

Text of Kent State email canceling summer study abroad and away trips, 3-25-2020

March 25, 2020

Kent State Cancels Study Abroad and Study Away Trips for Summer 2020, Provides Guidance for Summer SessionsKent State University has made the difficult decision to cancel all study abroad (international)...

Bosh Nelson, lead singer of the BoshNelson Band.

Q&A with BoshNelson Band — the Akron band bringing classic rock back to life

Maria McGinnis November 28, 2018

BoshNelson Band is a group from Akron with a classic rock sound. The group has been making music together since the summer of 2016. Although the group is most known for their hit “Before I Can Say Goodbye,”...

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Opinion: Undeniably authentic

Samantha Karam April 20, 2016

When I lived on-campus last year, I was accustomed to the fast-paced lifestyle of a college student. I was surrounded by kids buzzing around just as much as I was. Having moved off-campus this year, I...

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