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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

Dante Centofanti

OPINION: Kaepernick’s movement still stands strong

Dante Centofanti September 19, 2018

On Aug.  26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick was seen sitting during the national anthem before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. He would later explain his reasoning, saying, “I am not going to...

From left, San Francisco 49ers Eli Harold (58), quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before their NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 in Santa Clara, Calif.

Kent State students respond to NFL protests

Scott Lendak October 3, 2017

For most Americans, Sundays in fall mean one thing: football. It means they’ll get a chance to kick back, relax and cut the world off to spend their day watching their favorite team play. But for the...

Richard Gibson, a sophomore psychology major, speaks to members of Turning Point USA on Risman Plaza on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Gibson is president of student organization World Of Kolored Empowerment or W.O.K.E.

Students’ political ideologies clash at Turning Point USA ‘Take A Stand’ demonstration

Tierra Thomas October 2, 2017

Tension was in the air as two groups faced one another under the American flag, one side standing and the other kneeling.In response to students taking a knee last week, the nonpartisan, small government...

Matthew Olienechak

Opinion: The kneeling protests and why they matter

Matthew Olienechak September 27, 2017

I have no doubt that your news feeds are swamped with people voicing their opinion on the NFL protests. At that point, would any of you have the stamina to listen to yet another guy with a loud mouth give...

Kaepernick’s standoff

Ty Sugick August 31, 2016

Colin Kaepernick — the San Francisco 49ers quarterback entering his sixth season in the National Football League — has been the buzz of the sports world over the past week due to his part in taking...

Colin Kaepernick sits on an island

Matt Poe August 30, 2016

The quarterback who made the most noise in the NFL this week didn’t do so by slinging three touchdowns or leading a game-winning drive with two minutes left in the game.San Francisco 49ers quarterback...

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