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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Zachary Downes is a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at zdownes@kent.edu.

Opinion: Stop underappreciating the president

Zachary Downes October 1, 2015

Kent State has gone through many changes on campus while I have been here. The new esplanade went in behind Starbucks, a new building for aeronautics was built and many more. However, the change on campus...

Credit-hour cap change elicits positive student and faculty reaction

Bruce Walton September 2, 2015

After the Board of Trustees voted to extend the credit-hour cap from 16-credit hours to 18 at its June meeting, many students and faculty have reacted positively to the change.Courtney O’Donnell, a senior...

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The life and death of the 16-hour credit cap

Jimmy Miller September 2, 2015

President Beverly Warren and the university’s Board of Trustees officially eliminated the 16-hour fee in June, but the process didn't come painlessly.In her freshman campaign as head of the university,...

Credit hour cap might revert to old policy

Tristan Buirley October 8, 2014

When the credit hour cap was implemented in 2012, many students and faculty protested, but after two years on campus, its days migh be numbered.Some university and government officials have insinuated...

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