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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Board of Trustees proposes increase in parking permit prices

Emily Williams Reporter March 4, 2020

The Board of Trustees proposed an increase in parking permit prices for fall 2020 Wednesday morning. The recommended increase was $12, while parking tickets would rise by $5. Permit prices have not increased...

The Design Innovation Hub’s expected layout. Photo provided by J.R. Campbell. 

Design Innovation Hub pushes toward increased campus sustainability

Theresa Lovrak Reporter February 7, 2020

Intellects, designers and creators will soon have an energy-efficient environment to gather and share resources and expand their knowledge. The Design Innovation Hub (DI Hub) is under construction and...

The abandoned Kent State golf course on Jan. 17, 2018.

Kent State University Golf Course fate lies in Master Plan

Cameron Gorman January 17, 2018

The Kent State University Golf Course, closed since late 2016, remains vacant since that time. Soon, Kent State may consider selling the land it once occupied.The course, which now sits along Kent Ravenna...

College of Business to construct new building in coming years

Colin Baker December 7, 2017

By around 2020, Kent State business majors may have a new building to meet the demands of the growing enrollment of the College of Business Administration.The proposed building, featured in a Youtube video...

Turf to be replaced in Dix Stadium, Murphy Mellis Field

Caitlin Albright July 9, 2017

Dix Stadium and Murphy Mellis Field are set to get new turf in time for the fall semester.The last time the turf was replaced was about eight years ago, Michael Bruder, executive director of facilities...

Kent State works toward energy efficiency, renewable energy

Caitlin Albright July 1, 2017

Kent State is working to conserve energy across all eight campuses by retrofitting lighting, replacing air handlers and installing energy efficient utility devices as well as utilizing renewable energy...

Main campus to receive new parking lot

Caitlin Albright June 30, 2017

Kent State’s main campus will receive a new parking lot this summer, which will add 140 spaces across the street from the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, answering many complaints from both students...

Construction on the Summit Street Improvement Project is expected to begin in spring 2016 and finish in 2018.

City of Kent prepares for Summit Street project

Richard Mulhall and Ian Klein September 20, 2015

Major construction on the Summit Street Improvement Project will not begin until spring 2016.The two-year, estimated $17.5 million Summit Street: Building a Better Way project was expected to begin this...

Workers continue to work on transplanting a tree outside Cunningham Hall on Friday, June 19, 2015. During the transplanting process, workers struck a shallow natural gas line, causing a gas leak that led to the evacuation of the Student Center, Cunningham Hall, Smith Hall and the University Library.

Natural gas leak caused by construction workers striking shallow gas line

Emily Mills June 19, 2015

A natural gas leak between Cunningham Hall and the University Library was caused by construction workers accidentally striking a gas line while attempting to transplant a tree."The gas line was unexpectedly...

The Kent State Ceramics Studio was torn down so all of the arts programs can be housed under one roof in the Center for Visuals Arts, which will be completed in spring 2016.

Ceramics building torn down to move arts programs under one roof

Chelsea Graff June 18, 2015

The Kent State Ceramics Studio was torn down earlier this week, which will move the ceramics program into the Center for the Visual Arts.The center, which is currently under construction, will bring all...

Construction near Center for the Performing Arts will move sidewalk back from road

Chelsea Graff June 17, 2015

Sidewalk renovations and maintenance updates began last week outside the Center for the Performing Arts.University Architect Michael Bruder said workers are moving the sidewalk farther back from the road...

A worker stands in a foot of mud and water along the Esplanade as work begins on the new building for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

Cold temperatures slow architecture construction

Andrea Delph March 11, 2015

Bitter cold and unexpected foundation issues resulted in a delayed completion date for the new Architecture and Environmental Design building. “Factors such as inflation and different scopes of the...

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