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Best off-campus housing

Luke Trupo, Reporter April 7, 2023

FIRST: University Townhomes Located at 1898 E. Summit St, University Townhomes was ranked number one for best off-campus housing.  University Townhome offers three different sizes of townhomes: one...

Unexpected snow storm hits Portage County

March 14, 2023

TV2's Gabby Jonas spoke with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and students off campus about how to stay prepared for the winter storm. Between snow scrapers and checking your engine, Ray Marsch...

Isaac Halaszi, sophomore double major in peace and conflict studies and Spanish. Courtesy of Isaac Halaszi.

The isolation experience: Kent State students reflect on quarantine

Morgan McGrath Feature writer October 26, 2020

“I forgot people existed.”Isaac Halaszi, a sophomore at Kent State, spent two weeks indoors with no face-to-face contact with others (besides random hallway happenings) and no physical connection with...

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...

A model of a two bedroom apartment in 345 Flats from right when you walk through the front door. 

Best of Kent: off campus housing

First place: 345 Flats Located on South Depeyster Street, 345 Flats was voted best off-campus housing. The apartment building, which was constructed in 2016, offers a variety of amenities, including a...

Senior fashion merchandising major Tyshaia Earnest packs period products into care packages for those in need at the Period Packing Party on Tues., Jan. 28. Earnest organized the event, provided supplies for the packages and snacks for volunteers. 

Period Packing Party guests break stigmas, assemble care packages for less fortunate

Holly Liptak Reporter January 29, 2020

The Campus Pointe clubhouse was alive with the crinkle of menstrual pads and the sound of Beyoncé’s “Run the World” as attendees assembled more than 100 menstrual care packages for the less fortunate...

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...

Messages exchanged between two roommates dealing with conflict. 

Off-campus living situations pose challenges for students

Kelsey Paulus Relationships Reporter January 26, 2020

Two days after Megan’s roommate made buffalo chicken dip. On the kitchen counter, the dip was still plugged in on low in a crock pot. Even after confronting her roommate, it was left alone for the remainder...

Off-campus wireless internet security on par with university

Dylan Bowers Reporter January 24, 2020

If not in class or on campus, Kent State students spend their free time surfing the web, browsing social media, streaming TV shows and movies, all while running the risk of their security being breached...

Apartment Information Infograph

Emily Walters January 24, 2020

Latitude at Kent 1450 E. Summit St. Kent, OH 44201 bed 1 bath $1,459-$1,529 per person2 bed 2 bath $899 per person3 bed 3 bath $719-$729 per person4 bed 4 bath $699-$719 per personFully furnished apartmentsUtilities...

New Raising Cane’s location will open in late June

Chris Spegal June 14, 2018

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers’ newest location will be opening on June 26 on East Main Street.The Louisiana-based company began construction in May at 1802 East Main St. in front of the Campus Pointe...

Sophomore botany major Raleigh Schofield with one of her geckos

Apartment life offers opportunity to own pets

Natalie Esuebio March 1, 2018

Some Kent State students living off campus choose to bring pets into their apartments as companions.While some apartments in Kent do not allow furry friends in their complexes, plenty of apartments welcome...

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