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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

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OPINION: Don’t let your mind control you this holiday season

Chloe Robertson, Opinion Writer December 15, 2023

One Nestle Toll House chocolate chip cookie has 180 calories in it. So if I skip breakfast and lunch, and I only eat a little bit of the pizza mom is making for dinner, I’ll survive the cookie. No breakfast,...

Leah Mani grew up with expectations all around her as a young Indian girl. 
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OPINION: Fair and lovely

Chloe Robertson, Opinion Writer November 12, 2023

Fair and Lovely skin cream, lemons and oversized hats protected young Leah Mani’s skin from growing darker in the sun. Growing up, Mani quickly learned beauty meant everything in Indian culture, and...

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OPINION: Halloween and its hypocrisy

Chloe Robertson, Opinion Writer October 30, 2023

“In girl world Halloween is the one time of year a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it,” Cady Heron once said in “Mean Girls.” Whether it’s because...

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OPINION: I can’t be 16 forever

Chloe Robertson, Opinion Writer October 12, 2023

“When” by Dodie blasts through Sarah Rings’ car speakers as she drives through the streets of her hometown. Tears stream down her face, leaving black marks of mascara trailing across her cheeks....

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OPINION: Sex isn’t going to send you to hell

Chloe Robertson, Opinion Writer September 11, 2023

The forever unanswered question veers its ugly head again: Is it a bad thing to have sex before marriage?  Many people use religion or the Bible to villainize the very normal urge people possess of...

Child labor has tragically become a building block for success

Chloe Robertson, Guest Columnist April 8, 2023

Industries all around the world are working children in order to get people clothes on their backs and food on their tables. In 2020, the International Labor Organization reported around 160 million children...

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OPINION: ‘You look so pretty with your eating disorder’: The glamorization of starvation

Chloe Robertson, Guest Columnist April 7, 2023

Picture this, it's summer, I just got back from the pool and for some reason my mom asks me how much I had eaten that day. Little did she know I was counting down the minutes until I could have my handful...

Kent State University students adjust to rising economy, inflation costs

Chloe Robertson, Reporter October 8, 2022

Kent State University students are adjusting to the increased inflation rates and economic status of the U.S. Across the country, prices for gas and food continue to increase and college tuition has...

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