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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...

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What Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation means to students and faculty

Bella Hagey Reporter November 5, 2020

With Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Oct. 27, many fear losing access to abortion and birth control and seeing the legality of gay marriage overturned.Prominent Supreme Court...

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...

Faculty leaders hold second town hall to address questions on reopening of campus, COVID concerns

Troy Pierson, reporter August 4, 2020

Kent State faculty members and administrative leaders held a second town hall meeting on Aug. 3 to address additional concerns regarding the reopening of campus and procedures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Interim...

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OPINION: Fighting through the cynicism of politics

Scott Rainey October 9, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, our newest Supreme Court justice, is a huge beer fanatic. He likes beer now, and he liked beer back in 1983. Many people cite his love of beer, multiple sexual assault allegations, his...

Protesters of President Donald Trumps Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, protest while wearing costumes from the show The Handmaids Tale, during his confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, during the second day of the confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Shout, arrest, repeat: Inside the Kavanaugh hearing protests

By ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press September 5, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's sort of a coordinated dance, but the performers are an organized group of protesters and a dozen or so uniformed Capitol Police officers. And the stage is this week's Senate confirmation...

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