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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Pro-Life? Support women who are struggling to survive

Jamie Brian, Opinion writer May 9, 2022

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, it will strand American women in a situation with no exit ramp. Without access to abortion, they will be forced to carry unwanted pregnancies to term. If Justice Alito’s...

Opinion: critical race theory debate separates patriots from propagandists

Catie Pusateri, Opinion Writer April 15, 2022

Sugarcoating our country’s history — or blatantly ignoring it — is not the patriotic act some Republican lawmakers want to believe it is. The recent outcry among conservatives against critical race...

Opinion: ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill will lead to more parental rights at extreme expense of students

Maya Huffman, Opinion Writer April 12, 2022

The Parental Rights in Education Bill, more commonly referred to as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, has been signed into law by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Across the country, more bills are being introduced...

OPINION: sophomore housing requirement leads to financial stress

Hannah Keil, Reporter March 23, 2022

At Kent State, all freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. The only exemptions for underclassmen – under 60 credits –  include medical reasons, financial hardships, commuters and fraternity...

OPINION: Graduation schedule one last letdown for many Kent State students

OPINION: Graduation schedule one last letdown for many Kent State students

Maddy Haberberger, Social Media Manager March 17, 2022

Four years, a global pandemic and thousands of dollars later, Kent State students like me sure were looking forward to graduation. Our college experience has been anything but normal and easy, but what...

Opinion: Books don’t harm children, but censorship does

Jamie Brian Opinion Writer February 11, 2022

If censorship efforts succeed, school libraries across the United States will have empty shelves in the places where diverse literature once stood. Attempts to remove library books depicting race, the...

Screenshot of tweet Kaitlyn Finchler used as an insurance policy in case she got a ticket from parking services on Feb. 1

Opinion: Kent Read, Kent Write, Kent Park

Kaitlyn Finchler General Assignment Editor February 8, 2022

Picture this: you leave work at noon, driving over to the Rockwell parking lot for your 12:30 p.m. class in Franklin Hall. Should be fine right? Wrong. We might as well not even have cars at Kent State...

LoveLight is working in partnership with Wayside Furniture who will match donations up to $100 per person. Donations go toward benefiting disadvantaged people move toward reaching their potential and to promote positive, healthful lifestyles. Donations are accepted in the form of check and money order and should be made out to LoveLight Inc. Donations can be dropped off at the Akron Wayside Furniture located at 1367 Canton Rd. between Nov. 26 and Nov. 29.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: LoveLight and Wayside Furniture partner for After Thanksgiving Giving Event

Lisbeth Justice November 19, 2021

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, there is a unique opportunity for those who would like to support LoveLight’s mission to help people, especially those considered economically or otherwise disadvantaged,...

AOC and the designer of the dress, Aurora James, getting ready before the Met Gala. 

OPINION: AOC did everything right in Met Gala appearance

Hannah Keil Opinion writer September 26, 2021

The Met Gala has officially come and gone, and people have had mixed opinions about everything that went on. Critics say nobody was on theme, some attendees should not have been invited, and other random...

OPINION: So long as college is necessary, it should be affordable

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer May 6, 2021

Right now, many of my fellow Kent State students are currently in the process of working out exactly how to get enrolled in classes this fall (or possibly summer) and how exactly to get these classes paid...

After the National Guard fired on May 4, Professor Glenn Frank used a bullhorn to tell the students, I am begging you right now if you don’t disperse right now they’re going to move in, and it can only be a slaughter.

OPINION: America was never great. May 4 is proof of that.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

Last week in my Opinion Writing class, my professor played a clip about May 4 from Ken Burns’ documentary, "The Vietnam War."We saw all the images we’ve come to associate with that day: the National...

OPINION – Not all who wander are lost: The wandering generation

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer May 1, 2021

“It’s astonishing to me how we can all be so okay yet so not fine all at one time,” my friend wrote to me as we discussed this past year of growth for us. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us in a...

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