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Last-minute tax tips

April 17, 2023

Tax day is Tuesday. The clock is ticking for those who have not filed their taxes yet, but there are a few options if people need more time. Professor Mindy Nett, who teaches tax courses, provided...


Money management made easy for college students with budgeting apps

Emily Mays Reporter May 8, 2021

By utilizing the many budgeting apps available, students have the opportunity to gain control of their finances and spending habits. The apps also allow for students to save money and even serve as a way...

OPINION: So long as college is necessary, it should be affordable

Right now, many of my fellow Kent State students are currently in the process of working out exactly how to get enrolled in classes this fall (or possibly summer) and how exactly to get these classes paid...


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...

Gabe Mulé took a gap semester in the fall because of COVID-19.

Taking a gap year during a pandemic

Ethan Cohen Reporter March 11, 2021

With COVID-19 bringing staggering changes to college life, some students decided to take time away from their studies.The cost of remote classes and students’ feelings toward the effectiveness of online...

The Board of Trustees approved two new institutes in a Zoom meeting Wednesday, March 10. The trustees also approved changes in course fees and the addition of new campus solar array project. 

Changes to course fees, new campus solar array project approved by Board of Trustees

Emma Andrus Reporter March 10, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the removal and addition of numerous course-related fees alongside the implementation of a solar array at its March 10 meeting. The changes to programming course...

President Diacon notifies university staff members of partial restoration of salaries

Kent State President Todd Diacon announced in an email Thursday morning that the university is restoring some pay cuts for employees initiated in July. While the university made significant cuts to its...

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...

Beth Roe is a credit counselor with Consumer Credit Counseling Services in Kent.

Kent financial advisers provide student loan debt advice

Madison Tromler Reporter February 9, 2020

Americans owed $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in March 2019, per the Pew Research Center. The institution said more people are attending college than ever before and the cost of education is increasing,...

Larry Staats is a senior studio arts major who has to purchase most of his art supplies himself. The cost of supplies in just one of his many boxes full of tools adds up fast. “In intro classes you have to buy a tool and then after your intro class is over you’re never going to use it again. That happens a lot,” Staats said.

The cost of art: Supplies make fine arts an expensive major

Alex Kamczyc April 12, 2017

When Abby Hermosilla, a senior art history major, takes time to analyze a piece of work, she’s careful with it. She studies the formal elements of the composition and the fine details. What colors were...

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...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: Why I don’t want free tuition

Lucas Misera February 7, 2016

Bernie Sanders is gathering momentum heading into the New Hampshire primary; the Vermont senator is officially a legitimate threat to Hillary Clinton’s campaign.The animated Sanders has attracted a plethora...

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