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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Will Matthews stands outside of the Southern Comfort Food Truck. The 2019 Kent graduate wanted to bring food to Kents campus that reflected the food he ate back home. 

Southern Comfort Kitchen: bringing New Orleans style food to Kent on wheels

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 6, 2022

Coming from New Orleans, Will Matthews, Kent State 2019 graduate, saw very little food options that mirrored the meals he was used to eating back home.So, he realized he needed to bring the south to Northeast...

OPINION: Brandon’s World – Patrick Mahomes is 2020 NFL MVP

Brandon Lewis Columnist December 1, 2020

When I had originally planned to sit down and write this week’s column, the title of the column was going to be, “There is no clear cut MVP in the NFL this season.”Entering Week 11 of the NFL season,...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen as she presents the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inaugural Woman of Leadership Award to Agnes Gund at The Library of Congress on February 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. 

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

 (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87.Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior...

Former New Orleans mayor talks unification, patriotism at Kent State

Katie Null Administration reporter November 20, 2019

Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu unified a crowd of listeners at Kent State through a speech focused on patriotism, activism and coming together as human beings. Landrieu visited Kent State as...

Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will speak at Kent State University at 7 p.m.  Nov. 19, 2019, as part of the university’s May 4 Speaker Series. 

Former New Orleans mayor announced as speaker in May 4 Speaker Series

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter October 22, 2019

Leading up to the 50th anniversary of May 4, 1970, Mitch Landrieu, former mayor of New Orleans, will speak at Kent State as part of the May 4 Speaker Series. As the foreman to the removal of four Confederate...

Ex-Saint Will Smith gunned down in case of road rage

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended his car, police said Sunday.Smith was beloved by fans for his role...

Kent-based band Costley Ct. performs funk tunes for Mardi Gras at Water Street Tavern on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.

Did you get your beads on Mardi Gras?

Mark Oprea February 17, 2015

A universally colorful celebration around the world — from Italy’s Viareggio to Rio de Janeiro — took its own flavor in Kent on Fat Tuesday. Rather than satirical floats and flame-throwing devilish...

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