Our View: Welcome to a new city and a new paper

DKS Editors

Summary: Kent is changing, and so are we. This semester, we promise to bring our readers a more relevant, more interactive version of the Stater than ever before.

Welcome back to Kent! (Or welcome, for all you new faces.)

Whether this is your first, last or tenth semester, it’s a great time to be here. For those of you who are new, you’re walking into a recently renovated, thriving downtown and campus. For those of you returning, Kent probably looks like an entirely new city.

Either way, there’s so much to do and explore.

For our city and our community it’s a time of change. The Daily Kent Stater is here to keep you up to date on everything from new buildings to new presidents. As the newspaper tasked with keeping you up to date on those changes, it would be a crime to stay the same.

So we’re not.

We’re working to revamp KentWired.com, and bring you news throughout the day. We’re partnering with TV2 to bring you the news in the best format for you. The new mobile app for KentWired is updated and easier than ever to use.

The biggest change you’ll see will come on Thursday when a new tabloid, KSUBuzz, replaces the regular Daily Kent Stater. What you see in the newsstand will be devoted entirely to the weekend and student life — where to go, what to do, who to see.

All of your news will still be online at KentWired.com. We will continue to ask the questions that no one else is and challenge our readers with new ideas, stories and concepts.

Our final goal requires your help. We want to talk to campus, hear your feedback and react to what our readers want from us. Send story ideas to [email protected], comment online, send us letters to the editor and interact with us on social media. Whatever you do, get involved. We want this to be your paper, your voice, your story.

The above editorial is the consensus opinion of the Daily Kent Stater editorial board.