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Matt Poe

Opinion: As Poe puts it: By ignoring Andrew Jackson’s warnings, Civil War is inevitable

Matt Poe May 3, 2017

Editor's note: The following piece contains satire. Some events mentioned in the piece are fictitious.A recent journal was located detailing one Union soldier’s pondering if we had listened to former...

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Opinion: You’re graduating and don’t have a job? It’s okay!

Matt Poe April 26, 2017

You may have encountered the rich aroma that’s been radiating from millennials and those ready to graduate at Kent State and elsewhere from college.It’s a pungent odor that reduces the most well-put-together...

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Opinion: A brief ode to Charlie Murphy

Matt Poe April 12, 2017

No satire today, my friends.I’m starting to realize that the crazier the world becomes in reality, the harder it is to write something that rivals its preposterous nature on paper.Actor and comedian...

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Opinion: Alright, let’s talk about that Pepsi commercial

Matt Poe April 5, 2017

There’s a lot of big news transpiring this week, such as the possibility of Senate Republicans invoking the nuclear option for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the atrocities of reported chemical...

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Opinion: As Poe puts it: Obama admits to wiretapping White House, Trump

Matt Poe March 8, 2017

Editor's Note: The following column contains satire. Events mentioned in the piece are fictitious.Wow.This, quite frankly, is shocking. Just give me one more minute to wrap my head around this monumental...

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Opinion: As Poe puts it: Trump uses Navy Seal’s widow for personal gain during speech

Matt Poe March 1, 2017

Let’s get the logistics out of the way before we begin.President Cheeto gave his first address to Congress Tuesday in a speech that delivered the same message from this administration, yet unequivocally...

Matt Poe is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mpoe3@kent.edu

Opinion: As Poe puts it: I want this year’s Oscars to steer clear of politics

Matt Poe February 22, 2017

I look forward to the Oscars every year for a variety of reasons, mainly that I’ve grown fond of loving to hate them and vice versa. The Academy tends to screw up a lot of its nominations and winners...

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Opinion: Michael Flynn got fired because the press did its job

Matt Poe February 15, 2017

Dear reader: There is no satire in today’s column. This is largely due to the fact that I simply can’t make this stuff up anymore, at least not for today. I just can’t — and won’t — do it because...

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Opinion: As Poe puts it: Public schools continue to suffer years after Devos confirmation

Matt Poe February 8, 2017

Editor's Note: The following column contains satire. Events mentioned in the piece are fictitious.It’s been 10 years since former Secretary of Education and professional airhead Betsy DeVos was confirmed...

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Opinion: The Columbus Blue Jackets deserve your attention

Matt Poe December 7, 2016

Folks, I’ve dreamed of this day for quite a while. I’ve written many sports columns in my time – some singing praise – but most shining light on a sports organization or person that has done something...

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Opinion: Phil Jackson’s ‘posse’ comments blown out of proportion

Matt Poe November 16, 2016

It seems like ages since I wrote a sports column or a column that didn’t revolve around the election or its unpleasant (that’s me being nice) results. Frankly, I need a damn detox from politics for...

Matt Poe

Opinion: FBI, Comey do the unthinkable just days before election

Matt Poe November 2, 2016

The long and grueling campaign that has been this year’s presidential election will finally come to a screeching halt this Tuesday when Election Day commences. I’ve written in this column many times...

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