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More than 140 dead in Paris terrorist attacks

Associated Press November 13, 2015

More than 140 were killed in apparently coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris late Friday night. French police believe all the attackers are dead, but they are continuing to look for accomplices throughout...

Guest Columnt: French legislation counterproductive to preventing terrorism

Andrew Rogers February 15, 2015

In the wake of the attack that shook Charlie Hebdo and all of France last week, France’s legislative reaction has been disappointing and counterproductive. In an effort to preserve the freedom of speech...

AP: Pope on Charlie Hebdo: There are limits to free expression

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press January 15, 2015

Pope Francis said Thursday there are limits to freedom of speech, especially when it insults or ridicules someone's faith.Francis spoke about the Paris terror attacks while en route to the Philippines,...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a sophomore political science major. Contact her at

Opinion: President Obama missing from Charlie Hebdo Rally

Jennifer Hutchinson January 15, 2015

Until about a week ago, most of us here in America had never heard of Charlie Hebdo. That is until Jan. 7, when two Islamic terrorists attacked the French satirical newspaper, killing 12 people. The murders...

Mike Richards is a senior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Je Suis Charlie. Nous Sommes Charlie

Mike Richards January 14, 2015

I’m going to skip the lead where I tell you about the events occurring in France right now in relation to the shooting at Charlie Hebdo. I like to assume in a week’s time, that we’ve all at least...

Thousands of people gather during a demonstration march in Lille, France, on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, in support of the victims of this week’s twin attacks in Paris. Hundreds of extra troops are being deployed around Paris after three days of terror in the French capital killed 17 people and left the nation in shock. (Patrick Delecroix/Maxppp/Zuma Press/TNS)

BGSU grad marches in unity rally for France

Jim Sielicki January 12, 2015

ANNECY, France — A recent Bowling Green State University student who arrived in southeast France earlier this month to work as an au pair, found herself marching in solidarity with thousands of people...


Our View: Respecting expression after tragedy

KS Editors January 11, 2015

As student journalists at Kent State, we know how fortunate we are to have the freedom to report, express our opinions and tell stories that matter; that affect the Kent State community; and that sometimes...

John Hess is a senior political science major. Contact him at

OPINION: Who is the real enemy?

John Hess January 11, 2015

I wish that I could find the time to mourn for those killed in Paris on Wednesday morning. I wish that the world were that simple and the nature of evil that straightforward. To western eyes, it may seem...

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