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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: (Un)Fairlife by Coca-Cola

Katie Smith December 4, 2014

I know sex sells, but what business does it have in selling milk? And an even bigger question is what business does Coca-Cola have selling milk?The milk Coca-Cola is trying to sell isn’t your everyday...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: The right direction

Katie Smith November 23, 2014

I am a 22-year-old Directioner, and I have no shame.One Direction is four-fifths British, one-fifth Irish and 100 percent perfect. The heaven-sent boy band released its fourth; aptly named album, FOUR,...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: Victoria’s dirty laundry

Katie Smith November 13, 2014

Growing up as a female nowadays isn’t easy. We have people in magazines, and on social and mainstream media telling us what we should look like and how we should act. We face constant pressure everyday...

Katie Smith

­­­­­­Opinion: The Problem with Millennials

Katie Smith November 4, 2014

Our generation is flawed and somewhat set up for failure. You’ve heard it before: we’re entitled, we’re lazy, and we can’t communicate unless it’s through technology.Do I take personal offense...

Katie Smith

Opinion: The internship hunt

Katie Smith October 28, 2014

Some of the best lessons I’ve learned in college weren’t in a classroom, but rather at an internship.Many majors at Kent State University require students to complete an internship for credit, which...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: If you don’t vote, don’t complain

Katie Smith October 20, 2014

Election Day, Nov. 4, is only two short weeks away, but it’s important to start your research now and be informed.Although the presidential election isn’t for another two years, the general election...

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Opinion: It’s not like the movies

Katie Smith October 5, 2014

You know the saying, “Don’t knock it until you try it?” Granted, there are some things in life you don’t have to try to know they’re horrible, but Greek life isn’t one of them.When I started...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: #HeForShe

Katie Smith September 25, 2014

It’s 2014. Gender equality should be the least of our worries as a country because, quite frankly, men and women should have been treated as equals from day one.Here we are, almost 100 years after women...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: Urban Outfitters: The most offensive company in America

Katie Smith September 17, 2014

Monday morning started off like any other day, until I checked Twitter and saw a BuzzFeed article about Urban Outfitters’ latest gaffe in the arena of offensive clothing. This time, however, the controversy...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: There is a way out

Katie Smith September 10, 2014

 “No one knows the pain that (the) media & unwanted options from the public has caused my family,” states a post on Janay Rice’s Instagram.If you’ve been in hiding the past few days, let me...

Katie Smith is a senior public relations major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact her at ksmit138@kent.edu.

Opinion: Leaving Kent State for bigger world studying abroad

Katie Smith August 25, 2014

If you read my last column, you’re probably pretty confused, but hear me out. Kent State University is a great place to learn, but I never truly appreciated it until I left my sophomore year to study...

Orientation Opinion: Learning to love Kent State

Katie Smith August 20, 2014

Column 2 Learning to Love Kent StateQuite frankly, I didn’t like Kent State University my freshman year: It was too close to home, I was shy and I wanted to transfer. At the end of my freshman year I...

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