The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Franklin Square Deli

Kent’s Daily Deals

Emily Mills and Sarah Pompeii August 28, 2015

We know you probably don’t have a lot of money, so we found restaurants in Kent that have different food and drink specials for each day of the week.Franklin Square DeliEvery Sunday and Monday afternoon...

Acorn Alley

Local shops in Acorn Alley offer students unique experiences

Elizabeth Randolph August 28, 2015

Students looking for a wide variety of shops and restaurants can find them in Acorn Alley, a walkable shopping and retail district in downtown Kent.From the vision of local business leader and philanthropist...

St. Patrick Catholic Church is located at 313 N. Depeyster St.

Kent boasts nearly 30 churches and religious communities

Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Leaving your home church for the first time can be a big change, and finding a new church to attend while at college can be intimidating. However, Kent and surrounding areas offer several churches and...

Owner Jay Miller works on fine arts major and apprentice Eliza Millers arm piece at Crucible Tattoos on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Miller first got the piece when she started her apprenticeship there.

Where to get a tattoo in Kent

If you’re looking for a permanent way to commemorate your freshman year, Kent offers several tattoo shop options. Whether it is a roommate bond or something you have been planning for a while, finding...

Employee Owen Park prepares a cup of coffee at Tree City in downtown Kent on April 7, 2014.

Where to get a cup of coffee in Kent

College students basically have coffee running through their veins. Luckily, Kent has several coffee options downtown for students to get their fix.There are a number of locally-owned coffee shops that...

Places that accept FlashCash

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

On-campus locations:All Dining Services LocationsAll Food Court MerchantsCampus Vending MachinesCopiers and printers on campusThe Tech SpotUniversity LibrariesFood 4 Thought Cafe (213 White Hall)KSU Golf...

Emma Peterson (far right), a Kent State graduate student and employee at the Fashion School Store, helps customers at the store on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

So where is there to shop in Kent?

Downtown Kent has seen many changes over the last several years as it has come into its own as a college town. What was once known as a place for bars and Halloween has transformed into a hotspot for food,...

Seasoned truffle fries served at Bar 145 on July 29, 2015.

So where is there to eat in Kent?

Downtown Kent has seen many changes over the last several years as it has come into its own as a college town. What was once known as a place for bars and Halloween has transformed into a hotspot for food,...

Senior entrepreneurship major Kevin Otubu reacts as he becomes the director of programming for Undergraduate Student Government as results of the elections are streamed in the Student Center on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

USG acts as voice for Kent State student body

Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government is students’ representation in the administration at Kent State, but many students don’t understand what USG actually does.“Undergraduate Student Government...

Members of Delta Zeta, Kappa Sigma and Phi Kappa Tau dance in a Candyland-themed number at Songfest in the Student Center Ballroom on Nov. 15, 2014.

To rush or not to rush: Kent State Greek Life

Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Greek life is often one of the first things people think of when they think of college, but deciding whether or not to become a part of a fraternity or a sorority can be a difficult decision with several...

Several medical services options available to students

Jessa Schroeder and Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Students who need medical services while at Kent State have a variety of options to get the care they need.Local Hospitals:University Hospitals Portage Medical Center:Phone: (330) 297-0811Address: 6847...

Chefs Andrew Eith and Timothy Wright prepare grilled fish tacos with mango slaw for a food demonstration introducing Kent States new mindful menu items. Photo courtesy of Kent State Dining Services.

Maintaining healthy habits in college

Jessa Schroeder August 28, 2015

On top of the stress of homework, work, bills and social life, college students might put their health on the back burner. While it’s not cheap to shop at Whole Foods or purchase a gym membership every...

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