Monday, November 19, 2012
Judge orders man to stay off campus property
A homeless man was arrested at the Kent State University Library and charged with disorderly conduct, a minor misdemeanor. Kent State Police arrested Christopher K. Bunsey, 50, Nov. 14 at about 11:30 p.m. on charges he was drunk and posed a threat to himself or others in the library. Bunsey had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and difficulty walking at the time of his arrest, according to Portage County court records. Bunsey was arraigned on the charge Friday and pleaded guilty to Portage County Municipal Court Judge Barb Oswick. Oswick sentenced Bunsey the same day and ordered him to pay a $50 fine plus court costs. He also was ordered to stay off Kent State property.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Bag stolen from public area in library
The Kent State University Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a theft from the Kent State Library. A book bag and its contents were taken from a public area in the library Aug. 13. Kent State Police Lt. Chris Jenkins said the suspect is a thin, black male and was wearing fatigue colored shorts, a white T-shirt and a black vest with a red hood. "He also wore a red baseball hat with a yellow bill, possibly displaying the Kansas City Chiefs’ logo," Jenkins said. Anyone with information on the suspect or the crime can contact the university police at 330-672-3070. Kent State spokesperson Emily Vincent said the theft serves as a good reminder to everyone on campus "to keep track of your valuables and personal …
Friday, April 13, 2012
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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Trustees' decision to bring Kent State pricing structure in line with other Ohio universities upsetting to those with heavy course loads.
Kent native Lucy Merriman attends Kent State University for free, but she’s so upset about the new “ambition penalty” to be charged to fellow students taking more than 17 credit hours that she spent nearly 12 hours Monday protesting the move. Merriman, a freshman Honors College student, staged the first of two protests set for this week outside the suite of university administrative offices located at the Kent State Library. Not long after arriving at 9 a.m. Merriman learned President Lester Lefton was not in his office Monday. But that didn’t deter her and numerous other concerned students from talking with passers-by about the new fee structure and encouraging them to sign a petition started by student Michael Crowley, whose group will …
Saturday, July 30, 2011
The emporium is on the second floor of the university library
Kent State University is making a big investment in student success, as well as increasing freshman retention rates, by completely revamping the way basic math courses are taught. The second floor of the university library is in the midst of a $1 million renovation project that is turning former storage space into a 250-computer, state-of-the-art learning center dubbed the Math Emporium. Andrew Tonge, chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Kent State, said students whose individual assessments show a need for basic math instruction will be introduced this fall to ALEKS – an artificially intelligent computer learning system. Tonge said the adaptive program allows students to choose their own pathways through various math topics…