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Associate Justice Stephen Breyer sits during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on April 23, 2021. (Photo by ERIN SCHAFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire

(CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, setting up a seismic confirmation battle at the start of a midterm election year as President Joe Biden tries to find his footing with his...

OPINION: Use your beliefs to form your ideology

Ross McDonnell Opinion writer November 11, 2020

My earliest recollection of anything in the political sphere — besides bits and pieces — came when I was around the age of seven. It was the summer transitioning into the fall, on the national level,...

Attendees had the chance to see training equipment. 

Aeronautics expo returns to Kent State

Nick Lavrisiuk September 8, 2019

Planes, helicopters and exhibits populated the Kent State University Airport on Sept. 7 at the annual Aeronautics and Engineering Expo.The event, hosted by the College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE),...

Kent State alumna working on Obama initiative with Jill Biden

Lauren Garczynski November 21, 2017

Kent State alumna Brenna Parker, ‘17, recently started working at an Obama White House initiative and was named to the U.S. National Commission Youth Working Group to UNESCO. Parker is the digital coordinator...

Matt Poe

Opinion: As Poe puts it: Obama admits to wiretapping White House, Trump

Matt Poe March 8, 2017

Editor's Note: The following column contains satire. Events mentioned in the piece are fictitious.Wow.This, quite frankly, is shocking. Just give me one more minute to wrap my head around this monumental...

FAFSA to arrive sooner than before

Nicholas Adkins September 25, 2016

Students are now able to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, as early as Oct. 1 for the 2017-2018 school year.The change was made by President Barack Obama last September, and...

Nicholas Hunter

Clinton takes on ‘Between Two Ferns’ ahead of first general election debate

Nicholas Hunter September 25, 2016

On Friday, Democratic presidential Hillary Clinton appeared on the "Funny or Die" web series “Between Two Ferns,” where Zack Galifianakis conducts awkward and deprecating interviews with various celebrities...

Opinion: Obama’s latest speech sums up my current mindset

Samantha Karam May 4, 2016

Last Saturday, the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner took place. The purpose of this annual event is to recognize the journalists who cover news related to the president and the White House....

President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

Obama calls State of the Union strong in final address

Mitch Felan January 13, 2016

President Barack Obama said the State of the Union is strong in his final annual address to the American public Tuesday night.About 30 local Democrats gathered at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference...

Former President Jimmy Carter announced Sunday that he is once again cancer-free

President Obama addresses recent terrorist attacks by ISIS members

On Monday's FlashCast, Meghan Costantino and Angelo Angel discuss President Obama's address to the nation on Sunday, regarding recent terrorist acts, as well as former President Jimmy Carter's announcement...

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on the San Bernardino shootings in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama: Terror threat against US has entered ‘new phase’

In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the United States would overcome a new terror threat that seeks to "poison the minds" of people here and around the world, as...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: U.S. can’t afford further political inaction

Lucas Misera October 6, 2015

The nation should be proud of you, President Obama, for once again remaining poised after a mass shooting gripped the United States.In the aftermath of the tragedy at Umpqua Community College in Oregon,...

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