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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Rana Kurkji, Kelly Krabill, Athraa Kurkji and Rita Kurkji in Damascus, Syria in 2010. Kelly Krabill spends her last day in Damascus at her friends’ home to celebrate her birthday.

OPINION: Street smarts vs. book smarts

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer February 27, 2021

Have you seen the movie “Second Act”? If you haven’t, I won’t give too much away.Jennifer Lopez plays the role of Maya who has worked at Value Shop department store for 15 years and for six of...

A notice placed on the door that connects Olson Hall and Lake Hall informing students of the quarantine. Photo taken by Troy Pierson. 

4 more floors placed under quarantine

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 15, 2020

A total of 305 students and eight floors are currently under quarantine, with the latest date going until Oct. 21. Each dorm was informed via a community update email from Jill Jenkins, executive director...

New Office of University Outreach and Engagement to connect public school students with colleges

Megan McSweeney Reporter October 14, 2020

The new Office of University Outreach and Engagement is set to connect with the surrounding community with the goal of getting students to Kent State and, more importantly, college. Dana Lawless-Andric,...

Albert J. Fisler is a junior English major and a  columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at afisler@kent.edu.

Opinion: The hopeful/hopeless value of degrees

Albert J. Fisler September 7, 2014

As you are reading this, being a university newspaper, I can safely assume you either attend, teach or are somehow involved or associated with Kent State University. Thus, being a school of higher education,...

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