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Northeast Ohio is known for its unpredictable weather. Road crews from across the region gear up every winter to salt the icy roads. Local geologists, however, are saying “pass” to the salt…and suggest alternatives instead. The sound of road salt crunching under your shoes on an icy winter day is often the first sign that […]

Tell me a little bit about Keepsake. When did you form? Who is currently in the band. We formed in July of 2017. Our band members are myself, Scott Drazdik (Guitar/Drums), Scottie Hunt (Vocals), and Dave McJunkins (Bass). Dave and I were previously in a band together called Up To Nothing so although Keepsake is […]

Wavey Pack Productions is a modern hip-hop performance group who came together in Kent, Ohio for their love of edgy beats and meaningful lyrics. The group is comprised of Carter Liston (Carter), Taylor Liston (SpiriT), Donovan Womack (Donny Wo), Kam Stringer (Kam2gnarly), Darian Diggs (AyeD) and producer Trey Bryarly (T.C. Trillz). I got the chance to sit down […]

Album: Move Artist: Taemin Lee Label: SM Entertainment Release Date: October 16,2017 Rating:    SHINee’s Taemin Lee has released his second full length album, “Move” with nine total tracks. The day before the release of the album and music video, Taemin had previewed his songs from the album the day before during his first Korean […]

Title: The Magic School Bus Rides Again Network: Netflix Air Date: September 29, 2017 Rating:     Anyone growing up in the 90s knows of Ms. Valerie Frizzle and those “highly unusual” field trips she takes her class on. For a half hour, you would watch Ms. Frizzle’s class (and sometimes Arnold’s cousin Janet) escape […]

Photos by: Jenn Noga Kent State University students have a wide range of interests, which include an array of music and pop culture. We went out to find what freshman consider to be their favorite merch item is and why it’s so special to them.   Jasmine Powell Jasmine is a big Spider-Man fan, and […]

Title: “The Cult of Chucky” Director/Creator: Don Mancini Release date: October 3, 2017 Rating:   Just in time for Halloween, the 80’s mass murderer is back! Chucky, the killer doll, is ready to wreak havoc. Don Mancini has brought back his good guy doll into a more thrilling and gruesome movie with a hint of […]

By: Chyenne Tatum & Alissa Reyes Artist: BTS Album: Love Yourself: HER Label: Big Hit Entertainment Release Date: September 18, 2017 Rating:    Debuting in 2013, BTS started out with a hip-hop sound and image, but have since changed and explored their sound over the years. The seven members in the group include Rap Monster, […]

By: Mikala Lugen You’ll want to be around on Saturday, September 23 as the city of Kent will feature a day of highlighting local music at the Hometown Bank Plaza. Maderra Records is hosting its second annual Summer Send Off, a day of local bands and artists performing great sets of music to the community […]

By: Mikala Lugen Iggy’s Tavern was a 4/20 celebration hotspot and I got the pleasure of celebrating the holiday listening to some Grateful Dead and Phish tribute bands. Located in Lakewood, Ohio, this bar was an hour trek from Kent but was worth the drive for the musical atmosphere that enveloped us as we walked […]


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