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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Fake IDs become easier to identify

Gavin Mitten, Reporter April 19, 2022

Students can face jail time if caught with fake identification documents, which are now easier to identify with new techniques. No person shall display, possess or lend a fake ID, according to section...

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...

Kent State football fans sat in front of Water Street Tavern’s big screen to watch the beginning of the first quarter of the 2021 MAC Championship game against Northern Illinois University on Saturday, Dec. 04, 2021. 

Water Street Tavern hosts MAC Championship watch party to celebrate football team’s success

Isabella Schreck Reporter December 5, 2021

For the second time in the last nine years, the Kent State football team won the East Mid-American Conference and advanced to the MAC Championship Game to play Northern Illinois.To celebrate the team’s...

Students pose in their costumes for a picture while waiting in line to get into Barflyy Retro Bar And Arcade, a popular bar in downtown Kent, on Sunday Oct. 31, 2021.

Kent Halloween celebration continues through rainy weather conditions

Alton Northup Reporter Morgan McGrath Reporter Sophie Young Reporter October 31, 2021

A cold, rainy night in Kent may have dampened the Halloween spirit for some party-goers. The streets of downtown Kent remained empty by 8 p.m., though for many the night had yet to begin. Hunter Alan,...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

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Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

Shannon Welsh stands in front of her BFA exhibit in the Center for Visual Arts. 

Kent State student recognized in national undergraduate art exhibit

Kelsey Paulus Reporter June 9, 2021

Out of 200 submissions total, one Kent State student earned an opportunity to display her artwork in the 5th annual National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in Missouri. Shannon...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

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The deal with downtown Kent: How local restaurants are adjusting to COVID-19

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 11, 2021

As we approach the one year anniversary of COVID-19’s appearance in the U.S., colleges across the country are continuously making necessary implementations of social distancing and online learning in...

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Water Street Tavern receives $20,000 a month from Barstool Fund

Brynne Mann Reporter January 29, 2021

The Water Street Tavern will receive $20,000 a month from the Barstool Sports Fund to support the small business through the pandemic.Barstool Sports is a sports and pop culture blog founded by Dave Portnoy...

This undated photo provided by family attorney Sean Walton shows Casey Goodson. The fatal shooting of 23-year-old Goodson by an Ohio sheriffs deputy on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, is now under investigation by the state’s criminal investigation bureau. 

U.S. Marshal says it was ‘premature’ for him to say Casey Goodson Jr. shooting appeared ‘justified’

Peter Nickeas, CNN December 15, 2020

(CNN) -- The US Marshal who initially asserted a deputy's fatal shooting of Casey Goodson Jr. appeared "justified" said his statement was premature and based on insufficient information after the Columbus,...

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