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Students reflect on living in an apartment for the first time

Adrianna Quinlan, Reporter November 16, 2023

After living in dorms for their first year of college, many incoming sophomores decided to move to an apartment. Now a few months into living off campus, these students have learned the pros and cons of...

Singapore-based company acquires Latitude apartments in Kent

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 17, 2022

Ascott Residence Trust, Asia Pacific’s largest hospitality trust, finalized its purchase of Latitude apartment property at 1450 E. Summit St. in Kent during the last week of December 2021. In an email...

New apartments and townhomes to come to city of Kent as early as 2024

Emma Andrus Reporter October 28, 2021

The city of Kent can expect to see newly constructed apartments and townhomes as early as 2024.The proposed site is at the intersection of Routes 43 and 261, north of Mike’s Place and south of the plaza...


Communication is Key: Communicating effectively with your partner

Cassondra Siaus reporter April 28, 2021

Two people coming to share a life together is not always easy. After knowing someone for a long period of time, issues can arise and many of those issues stem from lack of communication. Only being able...

Apartments in Kent introduce COVID-19-related changes

Jacob Shondel Reporter September 21, 2020

As students return to campus, apartments in Kent have implemented changes in order to contain the spread of COVID-19.Two complexes that have been enacting changes are Holly Park and Campus Pointe. Both...

Audrey Seifert with her dogs Koko and Bruno. Courtesy of Audrey Seifert. 

Finding the right apartment for your pets

Megan Becker Reporter September 20, 2020

Many apartments near Kent State are pet friendly and allow students to bring their pets for a monthly fee. The majority of the apartments listed on the Kent State website allow pets, with the exception...

College students are often faced with making a crucial decision when trying to find their first home away from home. Knowing the pros and cons of renting a house versus an apartment can be a difficult assessment.

How to choose between renting a house versus an apartment

Gianna Consenti January 26, 2020

College students are often faced with making a crucial decision. For students who start their higher-learning experience living in a dorm, eventually they are charged with choosing to either continue to...

The Riverview Apartments complex is located at the corner of River Street and Haymaker Parkway in Kent. 

Old but not forgotten: Riverview Apartments undergo changes to keep complex up to date with new apartments

When looking for housing off campus many students turn to places like Latitude at Kent, The Province and University Edge apartments. With all of the apartment complexes that have opened up over the years,...

How to pick an apartment

Great first apartment stories usually involve arguments with the landlord, the heat not working or really loud neighbors. The bad thing about these stories is actually living in that apartment. With these...

University Townhomes has 28 high-definition cameras covering the complex. They have had cameras for 12 years but got the high-definition cameras over the summer.

After burglary, University Townhomes complex, police urge safety precautions

Vanessa Gresley November 26, 2018

Imagine being awoken in the middleof the night to a man standing in the doorway of your apartment. What would you do, and what precautions would you have taken to stay safe?On Nov. 3, a Rootstown man entered...

College Towers apartments

7 cheapest to most expensive apartments near campus for next year’s lease

Vanessa Gresley November 10, 2018

 Seventy-one percent of students live off-campus at Kent State, according to U.S. News & World Report. The area around campus offers a large number of housing locations for students. Here are seven...

The price of a pooch: Footing the bill for college pets

Mikala Lugen March 8, 2017

After a long day of attending classes and working her part-time job, Bridget Looney walks into her apartment and is greeted with slobbery kisses from her newest puppy, Bennie.Looney, a junior exercise...

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