The Kennesaw State U. Sentinel redesigned their website recently. Taylor White writes in an e-mail that the Sentinel “previously used a standard WordPress template. The layout was created to match the new look of the printed paper–both designed by former website manager Chris Dailey.”
This really is a major redesign, as the old site had a “blog-like” look. The new design features large graphics, bold headlines, and a clear navigation structure in the left sidebar. The one thing I might suggest is moving the search bar to the top of the right ad sidebar. Web readers expect a search box at the top of the page somewhere.
Here’s the new site:
Here’s the old site: