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Kent State partners with Cleveland-Marshall College of Law to reduce time requirement for bachelor’s, law degrees

Kelly Krabill, Managing Editor March 18, 2022

Kent State and Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law are partnering to reduce the amount of time it takes to obtain an undergraduate and law degree. “Our students will be able...

Immigration protest in DC

SAUL LOEB June 18, 2020

Immigration rights activists take part in a rally in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC on November 12, 2019. - The US Supreme Court hears arguments on November 12, 2019 on the fate of the...

The 2020 Womens MAC Tournament in a nearly empty Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

One Step At A Time: The last day of my TV2 Sports career

Michael Reiner Columnist March 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken away a lot of things so far in American life. However, I never imagined it would take away my final semester of college. On Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m., I walked into my...

22% of the Republican college students participating in the Axios/College Reaction Poll voted saying that they support the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. 

Impeachment 101: Understanding the Impeachment

Annie Zwisler Reporter February 1, 2020

The impeachment of President Donald Trump is in full swing as senators continue to submit questions to impeachment managers and lawyers for President Trump. Starting Friday, senators will begin a debate...

Alleged porch stalker indicted for two felonies, two misdemeanors

Rachel Karas Managing editor October 18, 2019

Steven Franzreb, 43, who police say appeared on the front porches of the Alpha Phi and Delta Gamma sorority houses wearing only a Speedo swimsuit, was indicted by a Portage County Grand Jury on Thursday. Franzreb...

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OPINION: It was never about guns

Alex Thornhill October 4, 2018

Just as the Free Speech rallies of Berkeley and Portland were not about free speech, the event that took place on September 29 was not about guns.I remember the last gun rally that occurred on this campus...

Kent Police responds to man allegedly seen invading sorority’s privacy

Chris Ramos August 28, 2018

Kent Police responded to a call reporting a man allegedly trespassing on Delta Zeta property Sunday night.The call stated that a white male wearing a white tank top was seen hiding in the trees outside...

New copyright law coming soon

Tess Cottom October 21, 2015

A new copyright policy regarding the use of copyright-protected works at Kent State will go into effect Jan. 19, 2016.The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved the copyright policy at its September...

On a single day in October, Miami-Dade police raided 13 marijuana grow houses, seizing 586 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $2 million. Police arrested 11 people -- all Cubans, said Lt. Jose Gonzalez of the Miami-Dade Police Departments narcotics unit. (Taimy Alvarez/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

Cannabis amendment a possibility for Ohio

Katie Nix April 19, 2015

The race is on for the Ohio Cannabis Rights Amendment to make it onto the ballot for 2015.With more than two months left until the July 1 filing deadline, the Ohio Rights Group has to get almost 200,000...

Guest Column: A push for making emails more private

Philadelphia Inquirer April 15, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, April 13:    After a litany of startling revelations about the National Security Agency's bulk collection of emails and more,...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at

Opinion: The judicial system’s chance to evolve

Rachel Godin April 1, 2014

Since 1980, the U.S. prison population has grown by 700 percent and now exceeds 2.4 million. According to the Washington Post, the single largest driver in the increase of prison populations since 1998...

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