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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Our view: A rocky roadside friendship, restored

DKS Editors February 3, 2014

Few industries are as widely despised and adversarial to college students as towing. It turns out that the general public of Ohio agrees.The state has found that some rogue companies have turned a helpful...

Haoran Li is a sophomore communication studies major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. He can be reached at

Opinion: Japan’s Prime Minister disrespects WWII victims

Haoran Li February 3, 2014

World War II has been referred to as “The Good War,” during and after which humanity brought evil to justice. These evils were trialed in Nuremberg in 1945 and Tokyo in 1946. There is no doubt that...

Our view: Don’t leave students in the cold

DKS Editors January 28, 2014

Students being removed from the Student Center on Monday told the Daily Kent Stater they were puzzled that the building was closing early. University spokesman Eric Mansfield said it closed because of...

Guest Column: Remember May 4th, Support Ukraine

Olena Kagui January 28, 2014

“Shame and tragedy in America; the photographs accuse; the crime in Kent remains unpunished…” Originally published by Izvestia, a Soviet newspaper, I saw this quote at the May 4th memorial at Kent...

Our view: Slippery Sidewalks

DKS Editors January 27, 2014

Summary: The lack of snow removal on campus and in the city is dangerous for students and community members.Monday morning we all anxiously checked our cellphones hoping for that alert telling us classes...

Our View: Account accountability

DKS Editors January 14, 2014

College costs money. There is no denying that fact. But when the university levies fees on students, especially international students who might not be familiar with the system, something is wrong.These...

Joyce Ng is senior English major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. She can be reached at

Opinion: Rethinking our standards of beauty

Joyce Ng January 13, 2014

While spending some time with family friends this winter break, their thirteen and fifteen-year-old teenage daughters bombarded me with music videos from “Frozen.” “Anna is so cute,” they both...

Our view: Facebook Home: innovative, but a little obnoxious

DKS Editors April 5, 2013

Mark Zuckerberg announced plans Thursday for the "Facebook phone," and it turns out it's not really a phone at all. The new software, called "Facebook Home," is a software designed for Android phones with...

Letter to the Editor: More harm than good in smoking ban

Katrina Darst, Brendan Bennett April 5, 2013

We are writing to you today in regards to the university-wide tobacco ban potentially being implemented at Kent State University. Many other universities in Ohio have already executed tobacco bans in accordance...

Guest column: Protecting the right to a fair trial

Los Angeles Times April 3, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, April 2:In its landmark 1963 decision in Brady v. Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors are required to provide defendants...

Proposed legislation attempts to return rights to Ohio’s adoptees

Amy Cooknick April 2, 2013

The Ohio House Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved a bill that would allow adults adopted in Ohio equal access to their original birth certificates.Combined, House Bill 61, approved March 13,...

Fighting childhood obesity

Tim Bledsoe April 2, 2013

Just recently, I read two articles about government-related spending that I feel compelled to comment on.One article talked about how the current high unemployment is affecting the number of teachers that...

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