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A group of protesters shield themselves from chemical irritants as they demonstrate Wednesday evening, Jan. 20, 2021, outside the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in Portland, Ore. (Assfault Pirates via AP)

Here’s why rioters say they’re gathering in Portland

January 23, 2021

Originally Published: 22 JAN 21 13:02 ETUpdated: 23 JAN 21 13:39 ETBy Dan Simon, Jason Kravarik and Mallika Kallingal, CNN    (CNN) -- Rioters again took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, on Thursday...

OPINION: Vote where power is: the streets

The debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in Cleveland on Sept. 29 was nothing less than a truly sublime moment, one which thoroughly encapsulated the current state of this country’s mainstream political...

Mackenzie Burchett gives a presentation during a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State meeting on Feb. 21, 2020. 

What the 2020 election means to sexual violence survivors

Bella Hagey Reporter September 29, 2020

Although sexual violence survivors have dealt with a president with past sexual assault allegations for the past four years, they can only expect the same thing this fall.President Donald Trump, the 2020...

President of Kent State for Bernie 2020 Adam Schroeder hands out a flyer during their “Knock for Bernie” event on March 8, 2020.

Students supporting presidential candidates face different realities

Chris Ramos Reporter April 14, 2020

A monumental election awaits and students have been connecting their voices in support for who they think is the best fit for the future. There are two presidential candidate organizations on campus....

College Democrats president Brandon Hawkins speaks to a student during their meeting/Super Tuesday watch party on March 3, 2020.

Support for Super Tuesday candidates divided among College Democrats

Chris Ramos Reporter March 6, 2020

The Kent State College Democrats kept their eyes glued to the screen as election results rolled in Tuesday night. Known as Super Tuesday, this is the day in which the most states are voting. 14 states...

OPINION: The third party problem

Alex Thornhill September 20, 2018

There is a growing disconnect with Americans when dealing with the two-party system. Voter identification with Republicans and Democrats are at a historic low.Many Americans see both parties as ineffective...

Matthew Olienechak

Opinion: A Democratic lack of vision

Matt Olienechak September 13, 2017

It’s clear that the Democratic Party is in shambles.Not that anyone should find that surprising, considering the outcome of last November’s election and its aftermath.Despite facing off against one...

Andrew Ohl is a junior history major and columnist for The Kent Stater. 

Opinion: Breaking the habit of party in-fighting

Andrew Ohl Kent State College Democrats April 27, 2016

It used to be simpler times. Last autumn, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders no longer wanted to hear about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s damn emails. It was a show of party solidarity and moving...

Understanding Ohio’s delegates

Superdelegates from on Vimeo.Ohio has a long-standing importance as a swing state in the national presidential election. The state's primary election is March 15 and each major party will...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a sophomore political science major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: The Obama name never hurt so bad

Jennifer Hutchinson October 9, 2014

Opinions of a president often change throughout their leadership; sometimes they’re for the better, and sometimes for the worse. President Obama is definitely experiencing the worse.However, who would...

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