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Top universities agree to settle financial aid suit for $104.5 million

Jeff Winter, CNN January 24, 2024

CNN -- Five universities agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing them of colluding on financial aid and admissions violations, according to new court filings. Yale, Columbia, Duke,...

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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...

KentWired Illustration by Mia Marino

OPINION: I promise I have friends

Chloe Robertson, Opinion Writer September 1, 2023

I’ve never felt more alone than when I was sitting in my dorm room after my mom dropped me off at college. My roommate was getting dinner with her parents while I sat on our scratchy navy-blue carpet,...

UNC student newspaper front page displays community’s texts during school shooting and lockdown

Melissa Alonso and Devon M. Sayers, CNN August 31, 2023

CNN -- The entire front page of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, Wednesday displayed “text messages sent and received by UNC students,” during...

Headquarters of Ashford University in San Diego, a for-profit university, in December 2017.
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Biden cancels $72 million in student loan debt for borrowers who went to for-profit Ashford University

Katie Lobosco, CNN August 30, 2023

(CNN) -- Even though President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program was blocked by the Supreme Court earlier this year, his administration is moving forward with more targeted student debt cancellations...

OPINION: We shouldn’t have to be afraid to go to school

Destiny Torres, Opinion Writer August 23, 2023

I was 12 years old when the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting took the lives of 20 students and six educators. That was the age I knew things were going to change forever, though I didn’t understand.   All...

The current minimum wage in Ohio is $10.10/hour.

OPINION: The cost of living is unrealistic for college students

Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer February 7, 2023

The cost of living refers to the amount of money required to support one's necessities, such as housing, food, clothing, transportation and insurance. For a college student who is responsible for their...

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...

Kent State partners with Akron School of Law to offer combined degree program

Jenna Bal, Campus Editor August 30, 2022

Kent State is partnering with University of Akron's School of Law to offer a six-year program in which students get a bachelor’s degree from Kent State and a Juris Doctor degree from Akron Law. The...

US First Lady Jill Biden delivers remarks at Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny Campus, in Ankeny, Iowa, on September 15, 2021. (Photo by EVELYN HOCKSTEIN / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Jill Biden: ‘I was disappointed’ free community college cut from Build Back Better bill

Kate Bennett CNN February 7, 2022

(CNN) -- First lady Jill Biden said Monday that she was "disappointed" one of her key causes, free community college, was cut from President Biden's Build Back Better agenda."Joe has also had to make...

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