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Students reflect on living in an apartment for the first time

Adrianna Quinlan, Reporter November 16, 2023

After living in dorms for their first year of college, many incoming sophomores decided to move to an apartment. Now a few months into living off campus, these students have learned the pros and cons of...

Small town, big variety

Kent State Student Media, (Sponsored) November 4, 2022

Off-campus housing, such as Province pictured here, becomes popular for students to safeguard themselves against COVID-19. Many students requested single living spaces near the university to continue their remote learning environment.

Students living off-campus increases for spring semester

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 11, 2021

Two weeks into the spring semester, the number of students living on campus has fallen by 37 percent compared to the fall. While 3,576 students unpacked their belongings into dormitories at the beginning...

OPINION: A must-watch for the Holiday season is Netflix’s newest original series “Dash & Lily”

Jessica Goodwin Opinion writer November 19, 2020

I promised myself no Christmas movies until after Thanksgiving! But I found a loophole to my own promise. Luckily for me and all the others that resist breaking out the Christmas movies before Thanksgiving,...

The Riverview Apartments complex is located at the corner of River Street and Haymaker Parkway in Kent. 

Old but not forgotten: Riverview Apartments undergo changes to keep complex up to date with new apartments

When looking for housing off campus many students turn to places like Latitude at Kent, The Province and University Edge apartments. With all of the apartment complexes that have opened up over the years,...

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...

Dr. Lockwood Reynolds

How the colder weather affects heating bills

Christiana Ford February 17, 2016

With the colder weather making its way to Kent, off-campus residents should always be careful about their energy use when it comes to heat.Students may be used to spending warm nights in their parents'...

Photo by Michael Bratton

Know your rights as off-campus housing tenants

With the overflow of students on campus, some people are left with very little or no options to choose from in Kent. And overcrowded off-campus housing has resulted in unfair standards of living in the...

The Province

Student demand strains off-campus housing availability

Danielle Hess September 3, 2014

Over the past few years, new student housing complexes have popped up around Kent State University's campus, but even with the increase in housing, some students still scrambled to find off-campus housing...

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