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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Commuter Jobs Chart

Working on campus as a commuter student

Aaron McDade October 17, 2018

Commuter students who work on campus are more likely to stay at their colleges and more likely to succeed while doing so.A compilation of studies about student employment from Brigham Young University’s...

Tips, tricks for commuter students

Ashley Purnell September 16, 2017

The college experience differs between students who live on campus, and students who commute from home. However, there are many ways for commuters to connect with the campus and make their time at Kent...

Data compiled and visualized by Matthew Merchant using data courtesy of Parking Services

Here’s the ticket: an analysis of Parking Services

Matthew Merchant October 18, 2015

Each semester, a number of students at Kent State’s main campus have an encounter with a neon-green wearing, ticket-machine toting parking services worker. Yellow tickets placed on vehicle windows are...

Letter to the editor: Kent State needs parking decks

Jake Brown September 29, 2015

There’s no plan to build a parking deck right now. Go figure.I am a commuter student. I like to think I have two commutes each day: one in my car, and one in my shoes. I park in downtown Kent, near...

Students board the Summit East bus at the Student Center.

Five tips for Kent commuters

Austin Bennett August 28, 2015

A campus of more than 22,000 undergraduate students can be intimidating for incoming students. Kent’s classes, sporting events and student organizations bring a diverse group of students together, including...

Gas prices below two dollars a gallon have hit Northeast Ohio in recent weeks. Despite the weather on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, gas stations in Kent are experiencing no shortage in customers.

Less gas, more cash

Melissa Puppo January 11, 2015

Kent State students returning from winter break might notice a change in their finances due to decreasing gas prices sweeping Ohio.More than 75 percent of Kent State’s student population is made up of...

Students catch the bus at the Student Center, April 28, 2014, headed toward Summit East/Stadium, two large lots where many commuters have to park for the first few years at Kent State.

Commuter students face difficulties on campus

Julia Adkins April 28, 2014

Commuting to Kent State is not an easy feat.  Struggling to get by in college is a problem that affects the majority of college students. As commuters make up 80 percent of the population at Kent State,...

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