How much is the FlashCARD used in the community?The impression of businesses who use it? Do they like it or not? Why? Who uses it? Who doesn’t? Why? How does it impact the community?
Kent has a thriving music scene, including Woodsy’s music. A two story music shop that takes up half a block. How does the university help this business thrive? What are the ties to the community?
This article compares the recycling program at the University and in the city. Although the university seems to support recycling, it didn’t seem to be as supported in town.
This article talks about the difficulty of living in Kent during the summer, especially as a college student. Those without cars have limited options for entertainment and recreation, and some businesses have adapted summer hours.