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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Valoree Vargo will serve as Kent States vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement starting on Sept. 1 and as the executive director of the Kent State University Foundation following the appointment of its board of directors. April 31, 2021.

University announces annual ‘Giving Tuesdays’ fundraiser

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 1, 2021

Kent State University announced Monday its annual 'Giving Tuesdays' campaign that will take place throughout the month of November. The initiative, which is in its eighth year, has raised almost $7 million...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Torrie Sweeney and Alysha Allen volunteer at Campus Kitchen on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Campus Kitchen provides thousands of pounds of food through food pantries despite decrease in volunteers

Anthony Elder Reporter February 12, 2021

The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University, often referred to as CKKSU, provides thousands of pounds of food to individuals in the Kent community. Students, faculty and community members are able to sign...

OPINION: Brandon’s World: SmackDown needs to dominate Survivor Series

Brandon Lewis Columnist November 19, 2020

A Thanksgiving tradition like no other, Survivor Series is the one night a year Monday Night RAW and Friday Night SmackDown compete in head-to-head competition, and even though this year’s Survivor Series...

OPINION: A must-watch for the Holiday season is Netflix’s newest original series “Dash & Lily”

Jessica Goodwin Opinion writer November 19, 2020

I promised myself no Christmas movies until after Thanksgiving! But I found a loophole to my own promise. Luckily for me and all the others that resist breaking out the Christmas movies before Thanksgiving,...

Lines of students extended near Risman Dr. on Kent State’s campus. Photo by Mason Lawlor.

Kent State holds open COVID-19 testing Sunday before uncertain Thanksgiving holiday

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 16, 2020

Kent State University hosted free, on-site COVID-19 testing on Sunday in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Both students and local residents waited hours to get tested, with lines stretching from the university’s...

A DORA recycling bin outside Fresco Mexican Grill & Salsa Bar in downtown Kent. 

Kent DORA suspended due to elevated COVID-19 risk level in Portage County

Nathan Mehring Reporter October 30, 2020

Kent’s DORA (Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area) has been suspended due to Portage County’s COVID-19 risk level rising to “red” (Level Three). The 33.25-acre area is “where alcoholic beverages...

NCAA announces start date to Division I basketball season

Owen MacMillan Sports editor September 20, 2020

Kent State basketball will return this fall for the first time since the cancellation of the Mid-American Conference basketball tournament due to the initial spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.The NCAA Division...

Food drive helps students over the holidays

Through a collaborative effort from the seven members of Kent State Stark’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG), donation boxes were placed across campus in support of the annual holiday food drive.The...

Native American group explores impact of Thanksgiving

Robyn Berardi November 17, 2018

Opposition of Thanksgiving from Robyn Berardi on Vimeo.For most Americans, Thanksgiving is a day to spend with family and reflect on what they are grateful for. However, for Native Americans, Thanksgiving...

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OPINION: Don’t forget Thanksgiving

Cameron Gorman November 12, 2018

It’s hard for me to say this, but October is over. That means the end of the month of Halloween, the flickering glow of Jack O’Lanterns on neighborhood porches, and, yes, spooky szn. My beloved holiday...

A Mag’s Do’s and Don’ts: Thanksgiving

Payton Moore November 16, 2016

We’re initiating a movement to changing Thanksgiving to “Thanxiety.”A couple of weird cousins, plus your over zealous grandparents, plus your parents (you can only neglect their phone calls for so...

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