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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

Democrats in Congress are pushing ahead with a sweeping multi-trillion-dollar 10-year spending plan.

What we know so far about the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill

Tami Luhby and Katie Lobosco, CNN September 29, 2021

(CNN) -- Democrats in Congress are struggling to unify their members behind a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that is the centerpiece of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda.The sweeping 10-year...

OPINION: The Overton Window — which way is it sliding?

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

Ross McDonnell is a junior journalism major at Kent State and is just starting his second semester of writing for The Kent Stater and KentWired.com. While his eventual career goal one day is to become...

Students walk across the side doors of the Kent Student Center. 

OPINION: Perspectives on Biden’s tuition-free plan for college students

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer February 9, 2021

Kelly Krabill is a senior journalism major with a nonprofit studies minor from Louisville, Ohio. She obtained her previous degrees from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Youngstown State University,...

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...

Student organizations weigh hopes, fears for next presidential administration

KentWired Staff November 8, 2020

This election year is historic, with the country seemingly more divided now than it’s been since the Civil War. Several media outlets, including the Associated Press, CNN, the New York Times and Fox...

The official logo of the Sunrise Movement

Climate change student activists bring movement to Kent State

Chris Ramos Assigning editor September 18, 2020

The Green New Deal, combating climate change and creating social equality are at the core of the youth-led movement known as the Sunrise Movement. Founded in 2017, the Sunrise Movement is a coalition...

President of Kent State for Bernie 2020 Adam Schroeder hands out a flyer during their “Knock for Bernie” event on March 8, 2020.

Students supporting presidential candidates face different realities

Chris Ramos Reporter April 14, 2020

A monumental election awaits and students have been connecting their voices in support for who they think is the best fit for the future. There are two presidential candidate organizations on campus....

Half of the votes come from people responding to the survey with two candidates that they support. Each candidate gets a half a point.

Top three presidential candidates for Kent State students

Madisyn Woodring Reporter March 6, 2020

The 2020 presidential primary election is rapidly approaching with five candidates still attempting to win over the hearts of Americans. Kent State students voiced their opinion on who is the best fit...

College Democrats president Brandon Hawkins speaks to a student during their meeting/Super Tuesday watch party on March 3, 2020.

Support for Super Tuesday candidates divided among College Democrats

Chris Ramos Reporter March 6, 2020

The Kent State College Democrats kept their eyes glued to the screen as election results rolled in Tuesday night. Known as Super Tuesday, this is the day in which the most states are voting. 14 states...

(Left to right) Bryce Schlenker, Shelby Pratt, Shreya Basu and Adam Schroeder tabling for students to register to vote on Jan. 30, 2020

Students create group to rally behind Sen. Bernie Sanders

Chris Ramos Reporter January 30, 2020

Every Wednesday night, students meet in room 317 of the Student Center and join together over one thing: Sen. Bernie Sanders. Kent State for Bernie 2020 is a new student political organization that is...

Takeaways from the fourth democratic debate

Lauren Sasala, Assigning editor October 16, 2019

Twelve democratic candidates took the stage Tuesday for the largest presidential primary debate in history, discussing issues in Ohio, health concerns of candidates and a potential presidential impeachment. Hundreds...

Devin Douglas (left) and Elizabeth Boerner (right) Watch the Democratic Debate in the Student Center. Oct 15, 2019

Students consider their options at College Dems watch party

Students laughed, groaned and cheered while they watched the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night during a watch party hosted by the College Democrats.The presidential debate allowed the 12 candidates,...

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