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Man indicted for fatal scooter crash that killed Kent State student

Cassidy Gladieux, Campus Editor February 23, 2023

Timothy Michael Brind Jr., identified as the driver involved in the Aug. 22 traffic accident that resulted in the death of Kent State student Colin Pho, was indicted Feb. 17 for “failure to stop after...

A public meeting was held Thursday evening to discuss the East Main Street traffic circle construction project. Superintendent of the city of Kent’s engineering department, James Bowling, led the meeting.

Traffic safety will increase with more roundabouts in Kent, East Main Street project

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 17, 2021

A public meeting was held at the Kent State Student Center Thursday evening to discuss construction plans for safer and less congested traffic toward East Main Street.James Bowling, superintendent of the...

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Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

The Mill District mural by Emily Anne Buckingham and Joshua Bentley located at 300 N. Water St.

Kent Walking Tour highlights public art downtown

Brynne Mann Reporter March 19, 2021

The sky was full of dark gray clouds and raindrops sprinkled the sidewalk outside. Despite the weather, a young blonde woman stood between two buildings staring at a landscape painting of the same area. The...

Fake Paddy’s Day celebrations draw smaller crowds due to COVID-19

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 15, 2020

Every year, Kent State celebrates Fake Paddy’s Day, a big event for the university students the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day. Despite classes being moved online for the rest of the semester and...

Current downtown of Kent, Ohio on March 2, 2020. 

How improvements made to Downtown Kent affect students today

Theresa Lovrak Reporter March 2, 2020

The year is 2002. As a college student at Kent State you have just a few options when it comes to entertainment downtown, and even fewer if you aren’t twenty-one. “The student body were the people...

Summit Street construction to end beginning next fall

Moira Reed April 13, 2018

Construction between Janik Drive and Fraternity Circle will resume and last until the end of the spring semester, which will cause a one-way road closure.Students, faculty and visitor drivers will be expected...

A car flipped after hitting a pedestrian sign and large rock Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

Accident causes car to flip on its side near campus

Adam Kirasic and Ray Padilla January 29, 2018

A red Toyota Corolla veered left for an unknown reason while going west on Summit Street Friday morning.The car struck a pedestrian sign, a large landscaping rock and flipped on its side, knocking...

Road closed signs sit in snow on the old West Campus Center drive Monday Jan. 15, 2018. The change of West Campus Center is part of the current Summit Street project.

Summit Street construction to extend into summer

Cameron Gorman January 13, 2018

The Summit Street Improvement Project, first projected to be completed by December 2017, will now finish during the summer of 2018.“The bulk of the work will be done sooner, but there are a lot of small...

Construction takes place on Summit Street Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. 

Grinding it Out: Kent State endures delay of Summit renovations

Colin Baker October 25, 2017

Kent State students and nearby residents have endured months of noise, one-lane eastbound traffic, dangerous walking conditions and other difficult routes to get to work and class, but at least they knew...

Construction takes place on Summit Street Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. 

Kent State endures delay of Summit Street renovations

Colin Baker October 24, 2017

Kent State students and nearby residents continue to endure Phase Two of the Summit Street renovation project, which began in February of 2017.Residents living in apartments and fraternities on Summit...


Drivers prepare for further construction on Summit Street starting Monday

Hannah Coleman March 1, 2017

Kent State students and community members need to start planning extra time in their commutes to prepare for the Summit Street Improvement Project Phase II.Beginning Monday, traffic will be reduced to...

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