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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The new Kent Police Department, which will take up 17 residential properties on East College Street, will have a jail with separate facilities for men, women and juveniles.

New police station marks end of an era on College Avenue

Danielle Hess March 19, 2015

Unsuitable jail accommodations and the wear and tear of time are causing the Kent Police Department to begin the construction on a new facility this August on East College Avenue.Eugene Roberts, public...

City of Kent plans to redevelop former courthouse

Danielle Hess February 5, 2015

The City of Kent is keeping an open mind when it comes to the redevelopment of the former Portage County Municipal Courthouse.Tom Wilke, Kent’s economic development director, said no proposals for the...

International student Shirish Bhatnagar at his Silver Meadows apartment in Stow on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

International students struggle to find housing

Danielle Hess November 19, 2014

When Shirish Bhatnagar, a graduate finance student from India, first chose to study at Kent State, he planned to live on campus.But campus housing shortage forced him to search for lodging off campus before...

Toshiki Nakamura, a freshman English as a Second Language major from Japan, laughs with friends in the Kent State International Mentors program before KSIMs India night in the Williamson Alumni Center on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

Crossing cultural borders

Danielle Hess October 1, 2014

Chinese exchange student Yiming Li began his junior year of college on the opposite side of the world from where he grew up. Li, an aeronautics major whose university in China partners with Kent State,...

Dan Hines, Senior Air Traffic Control major (left), helps Freshman Air Traffic Control and Flight Tech majors use open lab time to brush up on their skills using the ATC simulator programs Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

Navigating the clouds

Danielle Hess September 9, 2014

Their eyes see everything from the tall tower that overlooks the airport. They watch as the pilot navigates the aircraft from taxiway to taxiway. The aircraft finds its destination runway, and the pilot...

Planned construction on campus

Construction spreads across KSU

Danielle Hess September 1, 2014

Kent State is set to enter the 2014-2015 academic year with the completion and launch of a number of campus construction and other projects.Renovations to Tri-Towers and construction to the new aeronautics...

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