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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief on August 24 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. The Biden administration has opened the application process for Americans seeking student debt relief in a beta period starting October 14.

Student loan forgiveness applications now open through beta mode website, Biden administration says

Betsy Klein, CNN October 16, 2022

(CNN) -- The Biden administration has opened the application process for Americans seeking student debt relief in a beta period starting Friday evening, officials told CNN, allowing applicants to begin...

Sen. Sherrod Brown talks to KentWired about student loan forgiveness

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 21, 2022

On the 2020 campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised young voters that his administration would cancel thousands in student debt. The rising number of college graduates facing financial struggle...

Freshman journalism major Alton Northup and junior journalism major Baylee Sweitzer interview Sen. Sherrod Brown Monday. President Joe Biden campaigned about forgiving student loan debt before entering presidency.

Sen. Sherrod Brown talks to KentWired about student loan forgiveness

Alton Northup, Senior Reporter February 21, 2022

On the 2020 campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised young voters that his administration would cancel thousands in student debt. The rising number of college graduates facing financial struggle played...

Kent State will receive funding previously halted due to forced pandemic cuts.

Kent State resumes collecting state funds after forced pandemic cuts

Ian Jameson Reporter February 6, 2021

Kent State will receive state funding previously halted in May due to forced pandemic cuts. Kent State hopes introducing state money will allow for better management of pandemic expenses and for lost revenue. “The...

OPINION: First-generation college student becomes Kent State professor

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer November 4, 2020

Last semester I was sitting in the second row of my media, power and culture class while professor Chance York, Ph.D. taught on that week’s chapter: portrayals of economic class in media. And I learned...

Kent State announces additional student aid through emergency grant fund

Jenna Borthwick TV2 News Director April 21, 2020

Kent State University announced Tuesday it is accepting applications for emergency student aid through the newly created Kent State Emergency Grant Fund. According to a university press release, the Emergency...

College isn’t for everyone – and that’s OK

Bruno Beidacki March 14, 2018

Only 59 percent of students who start college in the United States graduate in six years or less. The numbers, which are released yearly by the Department of Education’s National Center for Education...

Why pay off debt when you can sue?

Los Angeles Times September 28, 2016

In the wake of the collapse of the Corinthian Colleges and questions about other for-profit career colleges, the Department of Education has drafted broad new rules for when people can get out of repaying...

Architecture professor Charles Harker takes a look at senior architecture major Danielle Joness project during her studio time Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

Students struggle to complete degrees in four years

Emily Mills October 8, 2014

Sara Harrington, a special education major, started at Kent State in the fall of 2010. She planned on graduating in spring 2014, the standard four-year time frame for a college student.“It was close...

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