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Lease agreements could hold hidden consequences for college students

Leah Marxen February 8, 2019

Lara Jelley, a junior fashion design major, had to pay a fee of $200 to move out of her off-campus apartment when faced with an unfortunate roommate situation and when she moved her rent went up by $40...

Starbucks employees prepare drinks for patrons at the Starbucks on E Main St. on September 4, 2018.

Off-campus Starbucks accepting FlashCash

Bryan Vohsing September 5, 2018

The Starbucks on the corner of South Lincoln and Main Streets is now accepting FlashCash to bring in more student customers.Starbucks announced the plan earlier in the summer before implementing the change...

Extermination costs and confusion issues for off-campus students due to pests

Ashley Purnell October 14, 2017

Some students living off campus are experiencing problems with bed bugs.Policies on getting rid of insects, bedbugs and other unwanted pests are included in most housing leases. However, these policies...

Commuters share mixed feelings on going the extra mile

Ashley Purnell October 5, 2017

With only about 6,700 students living on Kent State’s campus, the majority of the student body is commuters.Students can commute to campus as long as they live within a 50-mile radius, meaning some students'...

Kent State students get creative with off-campus recycling

Ashley Purnell September 22, 2017

Americans produce, on average, five pounds of trash a day, and college campuses are especially large contributors of waste.Kent State is a single-stream recycling campus, meaning all recyclables can be...

Commuter concerns discussed at final COSO meeting

Miranda Zoloty Taylor Kerns April 11, 2016

Kent State's Commuter and Off-Campus Student Organization (COSO), held its last meeting of the year on Monday evening. The event was held to allow students to express their concerns, make suggestions...

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