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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

Letter from the Editor: On covering diversity

Matthew Merchant February 20, 2015

As a fellow student and as a member of a student group on campus, I wanted to clarify some of the details presented in the Our View, “Change the stereotype, change the conversation” published Feb....

Hassan, a med student at NEOMED, speaks at the interfaith vigil on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Vigil for unity: Students gather to celebrate lives of Chapel Hill victims

Payton Moore February 18, 2015

Students bowed their heads in silence and came together for a larger cause despite the freezing temperatures and blowing snow: unity.“A member from the Muslim Students Association said this pretty well…...

Caskets are carried into a public funeral for Deah Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21,and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19 on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at the Islamic Association of Raleighs cemetery in Wendell, N.C. Barakat and his wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha were killed in a shooting Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Corey Lewenstein/News & Observer/TNS)

AP: Man indicted on 3 counts of murder in NC deaths of Muslims

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury in North Carolina indicted a man Monday on three counts of murder in the shootings of three young Muslims in what authorities have said was a dispute over parking spaces.Television...

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Opinion: Muslim students’ deaths spark conversation about culture in media

Amanda Paniagua February 16, 2015

Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, and Razan Abu-Salha were shot to death in Chapel Hill, North Carolina last week. Their deaths were incredibly tragic and are a testament to the complicated world of identity...

Marvin Logan is a senior pan-African studies major. Contact him at

Opinion: Let’s talk about faith

Marvin Logan February 11, 2015

In light of recent events, I think it is important to turn the light back on religion. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the Muslim experience in America and abroad. As a country, diversity has become...

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