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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Summer Concert Guide

Megan Brown April 28, 2015

The summer season brings with it some of the best concerts. Think Woodstock circa 1969 or Bob Dylan, 1965. This timeless tradition has always been about good vibes and great tunes under the sun for decades...

Mood music: Music proven to affect our moods

Megan Brown April 14, 2015

In the movies, background music is used to help control which emotions we feel at different key points in the film. In real life, I like to think the tunes I select on my iPod on a given day affect how...

The Beatles A Hard Days Night album (1964.)

Beatles tribute band Hard Day’s Night to return to The Kent Stage on Saturday

Megan Brown February 5, 2015

Last year, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America with Northeast Ohio’s favorite Beatles tribute band, Hard Day’s Night, along with other Beatles-inspired acts to the Kent...

Megan Brown is a senior magazine journalism major and the opinion editor for The Kent Stater. Contact her at mbrow121@kent.edu.

Guest Columnist: There’s something happening here

Megan Brown December 4, 2014

When the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict former police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown was announced,  some Americans had had enough and protests took place. And to...

Gap widens between downtown Kent and East Main Street business activity

Emily Crilley, Alicia Balog, Alaina Altieri and Megan Brown November 13, 2014

Walking through Downtown Kent, visitors can explore, eat and shop at new businesses that have moved to the area, seeing the work the city has done to build up downtown over the past four years.However,...

Megan Brown is a senior magazine journalism major and the opinion editor for The Kent Stater. Contact her at mbrow121@kent.edu.

Opinion: A temporary goodbye to The Vinyl Underground

Megan Brown September 24, 2014

One of the first places I explored the summer before freshman year at Kent was The Vinyl Underground on Water Street. The past Tuesday the store closed their doors until a new location is found. I traveled...

Megan Brown is a senior magazine journalism major and the opinion editor for The Kent Stater. Contact her at mbrow121@kent.edu.

Opinion: The Black Keys bring it home to Ohio

Megan Brown September 1, 2014

This Friday the Black Keys will kick off their North American tour in Columbus with a Cleveland show on Saturday. Because the duo is native to Akron, I expect to see the crowd alive and very welcoming. As...

Senior fashion merchandising major Jessica Ballas completed her internship at Randa Accessories in New York City. 

NYC Studio program helps grads gain industry experience

Megan Brown September 1, 2014

For some majors, an internship is required to graduate. For others it’s a step into the future. At Kent State’s Fashion School, an internship is required to graduate. Several students attend the Kent...

Teen Vogue back-to-school trunk party at Rockwell Hall Saturday

Megan Brown August 28, 2014

Two Kent State student representatives will host a trunk party provided by Teen Vogue this Saturday from 6-8 p.m. in the atrium of Rockwell Hall.Every August, Teen Vogue Beauty and Health Director Elaine...

Megan Brown is a senior magazine journalism major and the opinion editor for The Kent Stater. Contact her at mbrow121@kent.edu.

Opinion: The GOASTT is bringing back psychedelia with new album

Megan Brown April 29, 2014

In, 2014, the push for music with a psychedelic edge has appeared more and more. The Flaming Lips, who have been together since the 1980s, have always had a steady claim for psychedelic music.The Black...

Megan Brown is a senior magazine journalism major and the opinion editor for The Kent Stater. Contact her at mbrow121@kent.edu.

Opinion: Another year of sales for Record Store Day

Megan Brown April 22, 2014

This year’s Record Store Day seemed to surpass all the rest. Stores all over the country pushed through another chaotic, yet fascinating day of vinyl sales.Some of Saturday’s exclusive vinyl releases...

Megan L. Brown is a junior magazine journalism major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at mbrow121@kent.edu.

Opinion: Jack White is at it again

Megan L. Brown April 1, 2014

We’ve seen rock ‘n’ roller Jack White with a variety of bands: The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather, and his solo music and other small, musical masterpieces.On Tuesday, White released...

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