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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

YSU Rock Painting

Hate speech on campus rock: Is it protected?

Bruce Walton November 23, 2015

Youngstown State University students painted over their campus rock Monday after it was painted with messages in support of ISIS late Sunday night or early Monday morning.The rock, painted red, white,...

International students listen to ghost stories told by Kasha Legeza from the Kent Historical Society as part of the Kent Stage’s annual Ghost Walk on Oct. 24, 2015.

Ghost Walk unveils Kent’s past

Bruce Walton October 25, 2015

On a cliché, dark and stormy Saturday night, a group of international scholars and students took part in the annual Downtown Kent Ghost Walk at the Kent Stage to hear Kent’s spookiest ghost stories.The...

The scene after a fire broke out on Oct. 2, at 210 East College Avenue around 1 a.m.

College Avenue fire still under investigation

Bruce Walton October 5, 2015

A fire broke out last Friday at 210 East College Avenue around 1 a.m. and emergency officials arrived on the scene in minutes to combat the flames and smoke.The fire department answered a call on a private...

Credit-hour cap change elicits positive student and faculty reaction

Bruce Walton September 2, 2015

After the Board of Trustees voted to extend the credit-hour cap from 16-credit hours to 18 at its June meeting, many students and faculty have reacted positively to the change.Courtney O’Donnell, a senior...

Screenshot of ashleymadison.com

Kent State ranks third university with Ashley Madison accounts

Bruce Walton August 30, 2015

Kent State reportedly received the third spot of the top 10 universities listed as the most registered emails on the Ashley Madison website.During the summer, an organization called “Impact Team” infiltrated...

Bruce Walton is the Opinion Editor. Contact him at bwalton4@kent.edu.

Opinion: Never be ashamed of your depression

Bruce Walton April 22, 2015

Depending on how well you may know me, you might be surprised that I suffer from mild depression. It comes and goes: Sometimes it’s as short as half a day, but sometimes it stretches into weeks or months...

Bruce Walton is the Opinion Editor. Contact him at bwalton4@kent.edu.

Opinion: Black Lives Matter movement is winning many more victories

Bruce Walton April 9, 2015

It has been a long battle to challenge the authority of power-tripping police officers attacking and beating and shooting the citizens they were supposed to protect and serve, more specifically unarmed...

Bruce Walton is the opinions editor. Contact him at bwalton4@kent.edu.

Opinion: A different approach to ignorance can make a world of a difference

Bruce Walton April 1, 2015

I have been writing about race, prejudice and racial insensitivity since I was a columnist in 2012. I have seen the racial climate in Kent State shift back and forth but it seems to have come to a boil...

Bruce Walton is the opinions editor. Contact him at bwalton4@kent.edu.

Opinion: World War III may be closer than you’d think, but not what you’d expect

Bruce Walton March 18, 2015

Many may believe we live in a time filled with war. As millennials, we all have grown up with war.Contrary to belief, we are actually living in one of the most peaceful time periods of human history. I’m...

Bruce Walton is the opinions editor. Contact him at bwalton4@kent.edu.

Opinion: If Brian Williams goes, so should Bill O’Reilly

Bruce Walton February 26, 2015

If we have seen anything these past few months, it’s that journalists are becoming the news more than ever. A few weeks ago, Brian Williams was challenged on the accuracy of a story he wrote from the...

Bruce Walton, opinion editor

Mandatory attendance and non-negotiable make-ups make us better liars not students

Bruce Walton February 17, 2015

So let me ask you something: How much money are you paying for this degree? How much tuition or room and board will you have to pay when or if you graduate? For myself, I’ll owe thousands of dollars...

Female Colorism: A look at racial perception and division

Bruce Walton February 16, 2015

Am I really black? How black am I? Why can’t I be darker? Or lighter? Can someone be “blacker” or “whiter” than others in my race? Should I try to be lighter? Should I get a tan to make myself...

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