Kent State vs. Akron

Kaysea Thomas

Why Kent State is better than The University of Akron

Why The University of Akron is better than Kent State

  • Kent State has black squirrels. Enough said.
  • Better air quality — Akron has some of the worst air pollution, according to the Daily Green News. Kent State is not listed.
  • Kent State is the home to the only Fashion Museum in Ohio.
  • Kent State has more regional campuses than Akron.
  • Kent State has an Ice Arena.
  • Kent State didn’t make the most recent ESPN “Bottom 10” college football list. (Akron sits shamefully at No. 6.)
  • Kent State ranked 196 on the Top 200 World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education. Akron didn’t make the list.
  • Akron’s campus includes EJ Thomas Hall, an esteemed concert hall where the performance arts thrive and off-Broadway plays and musicals are seen.
  • Akron has a lazy river in their Recreation center where students can chill on inner tubes.
  • Akron has more sports than Kent, including a rifle team.


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