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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Best of Kent. Front entrance of Luccis Place located at 405 E Main St, Kent 44240.

BOK ’24: Best pizza

Olivia Montgomery, Digital Tech April 4, 2024

FIRST: Lucci's Place Lucci’s Place has come back to take the No. 1 spot as Kent’s favorite pizza place for the eighth consecutive year. Proximity, prices, pizza and personality are what makes Lucci’s...

The final moments of a sunset on the Kent State campus on March 4, 2024.

Is a long-distance relationship in college possible?

Olivia Montgomery, Digital Tech April 2, 2024

"28 days to go" is a notification that Meghan Westerh, a senior sports administration major, has started seeing often, since her relationship became long-distance in Oct. 2023. Using an app to countdown...

The Sound Laboratory is located at 109 S, Water St. in Kent.

The Sound Laboratory: A creative space for musicians

Olivia Montgomery, Digital Tech February 20, 2024

Editor's note: Debonaire Wright, a KentWired photographer, was interviewed due to his relevance to the article.  When brothers Byron Ridenour-Wright and Debonaire Wright opened The Sound Laboratory...

Evelyn Dickerson Hair Design is moving to downtown Kent off 175 E. Erie St.

Same tradition, new spot: Evelyn Dickerson Hair Design heads downtown

Olivia Montgomery, Digital Tech February 12, 2024

Evelyn Dickerson Hair Design has offered haircuts and styling services to the city of Kent for over 70 years, and now, they will move to continue in downtown Kent off East Erie Street.  Carley Kruse,...

The outside of CAPS

Healthy Relationships webinar to teach students how to manage personal relationships

Olivia Montgomery, Digital Tech February 6, 2024

The first of the "Healthy Relationships" webinars for spring 2024 will take place Friday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The webinar is hosted by the university’s Counseling and Psychological Services,...

Students cross the K through the falling snow on Nov. 28, 2023.

Students prepare as final exams approach

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter December 10, 2023

As the week of final exams approaches, beginning Monday, Dec. 11, students all across campus are getting prepared for their various tests and projects. Jackson Hargett, a sophomore political science...

Get Pretty salon in Downtown Kent opened in 2020.

Get Pretty salon: ‘You’re already beautiful’

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter December 8, 2023

When walking down Erie Street in downtown Kent, some might miss the green sign above Get Pretty salon, a local beauty spot offering manicures, tattoos, facials, eyelash and eyebrow treatments. “A...

Technological equipment within The School of Fashions KnitLAB on Dec. 1, 2023.

School of Fashion creates opportunities for students through technological advancements

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter December 4, 2023

The KnitLAB, which officially opened in June of this year, utilizes four high-tech digital knitting machines which students can utilize to help them in their classes and future careers. “In the KnitLAB...

Ohio Bliss in Kent is a medical marijuana dispensary seeking an adult-use dispensary license.

Statewide marijuana legalization leads to changes among retailers

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter November 20, 2023

Retailers statewide now have the opportunity to sell recreational marijuana after Ohioans legalized it and will alter how businesses operate.  The proposal will go into effect Dec. 7, but this does...

Kent State ROTCembers wait to present the colors at the Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 9, 2023.

University holds annual Veterans Day Commemoration 

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter November 9, 2023

A large group of people met on the Student Center Green for the University’s annual Veterans Day Commemoration ceremony Thursday morning. The event, which spanned 45 minutes, included the university...

Sophmore Max Loudenslager casts his ballot at the Kent State Recreational and Wellness Center on Nov. 7, 2023.

Kent community casts their ballots at polls this Election Day

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter November 8, 2023

The Kent community took to various polling locations throughout the city throughout Election Day Tuesday.  While standing outside polling sites such as the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and...

Bikes locked on the rack outside of Olson Hall Dormitory on November 3, 2023.

Acknowledged renewal recognizes university as bicycle-friendly

Olivia Montgomery, Reporter November 6, 2023

The university received a renewed bronze-level award in the annual Bicycle Friendly University awards.  The League of American Bicyclists, an organization founded in 1880 that encourages the activity...

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