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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

Supreme Court rejects Lindsey Graham’s request to block Georgia grand jury subpoena

(CNN) -- The Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to block a subpoena for Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to testify in front of an Atlanta special grand jury investigating efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential...

OPINION: Accountability for Insurrectionists is an act of unity

Julie Mazzei Guest Opinion Writer January 19, 2021

The insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol Building on Jan. 6 were white supremacists acting at the behest of the President of the United States. Their Confederate flags and anti-Semitic garb make their...

OPINION: In search for the left

After four days of uncertainty, there was very little doubt that Joe Biden would be the forty-sixth president-elect of the United States as the counts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada were...

Ohio’s status as a swing state seems no longer

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter November 17, 2020

With the results of the 2020 election still fresh in everyone’s mind, some have questioned if Ohio is still prevalent as a swing state or will still be a factor in future elections. No candidate has...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How can we reach Kent State students?

Malania Birney November 7, 2020

I wrote an opinion piece for KentWired explaining why I was voting for Betsy Rader to represent Kent State as our state senate candidate in the 2020 general election. My piece was not published because...

GUEST OPINION: Political involvement and the 2020 election

What it means to vote often varies from person to person. For some people, it actually means nothing, and they argue that our political system is completely dominated by the “elite.” In another sense,...

OPINION: Why the lockdown may be doing more harm than good

Ross McDonnell Opinion writer October 30, 2020

First things first: the coronavirus is absolutely a real virus that can be deadly.  You will never hear me try to say it’s not. Second, you will not read anything in this particular column imploring...

Courtesy of the Burr Magazine. 

Voting initiative on campus working to foster civic engagement

The General Elections are rapidly approaching; however, there are still a lot of questions and worries about the best way to vote. Safety concerns due to the pandemic are leading more voters to request...

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

Ohio Secretary of State meets with members of USG to discuss election voting

Troy Pierson Reporter October 13, 2020

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).Director of Governmental Affairs...

Rep. Tim Ryan and members of the Kent State College Democrats greet one another during their meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 6. 

Rep. Tim Ryan meets virtually with College Democrats

Bronwyn Wain Reporter October 9, 2020

Rep. Tim Ryan believes Americans currently have the power to shift the trajectory of this country with the 2020 presidential election. Ryan, who represents the 13th district of Ohio, participated in a...

Mackenzie Burchett gives a presentation during a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State meeting on Feb. 21, 2020. 

What the 2020 election means to sexual violence survivors

Bella Hagey Reporter September 29, 2020

Although sexual violence survivors have dealt with a president with past sexual assault allegations for the past four years, they can only expect the same thing this fall.President Donald Trump, the 2020...

OPINION: Why spreading voting knowledge is so important

London Green Opinion Writer September 27, 2020

What a year 2020 has been; it’s not over yet. We have the presidential election coming up in about 40 days. If you ask some people, mostly the millennials, this is one of the biggest elections we’ve...

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