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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Sydney Dunmire, Ohio youth governor, 69th governor of the Ohio YMCA youth and government program, and senior at Rutherford B. Hayes High School. 

High school students talk about voting, voter registration

As the presidential race wages on, emerging 18-year-old high school students will be able to exercise their voting power in the upcoming primaries and presidential election. According to Axios, Generation...

Roses are one of the symbols of socialism. 

An uncertain future makes socialism an important issue to many Kent State students

Madisyn Woodring Reporter February 15, 2020

Shelby Pratt was in her preteen years when the 2008 recession changed her life. Her father lost his job as an executive for a trucking company, which forced her family to go on food stamps and move from...

Navigating science, politics: a rocky relationship

Colleen Carroll Sciences reporter December 5, 2019

Science and politics, though they seem very separate subjects, have actually been an interconnected system that has recently seen more tension, causing dissent between the two communities. Gabriella Paar-Jakli,...

Cartwright Hall after the snow storm on Nov. 12, 2019.

Kent State students, professors react to early snowfall

"You should eat the snow when you see it for the first time, so you won’t feel cold because you have the snow in you." This was the first advice Noor Agustina heard from her Pakistani friend before traveling...

Stephen DAbreau

Opinion: Repent of party pride

Stephen D'Abreau March 1, 2017

For a long time, this nation has grown more divided and our government more incapable of doing the one thing everyone should expect from democratically elected leaders: compromise.Over the last eight years,...

President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

Obama calls State of the Union strong in final address

Mitch Felan January 12, 2016

President Barack Obama said the State of the Union is strong in his final annual address to the American public Tuesday night.About 30 local Democrats gathered at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference...

Guest column: Empty promises in Paris?

As more than 190 nations continue to meet this week to negotiate an agreement to limit greenhouse gases, President Barack Obama finds himself in a terrible bind.On one side is international pressure to...

Our View: It’s Denali, not McKinley

KS Editors September 2, 2015

The renaming of Mount McKinley to its traditional Alaskan Native name, Denali, has sparked controversy across the nation. President Obama announced Sunday that the mountain would be renamed as a part of...

Our View: A possibility for Hillary?

KS Editors April 12, 2015

Summary: As members of the generation that swung the vote for Barrack Obama in 2008, how will Kent State students voice whom they want to see as the next leader of America?With a video announcement —...

Obama emphasizes middle-class economics during Cleveland visit

Daniel Henderson March 19, 2015

Obama touts economic success under his administration during Cleveland visit from on Vimeo.President Barack Obama addressed middle-class economics in front of the City Club of Cleveland at...

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Opinion: Whose Islam? Debate of Religion and the Clash of Civilizations

John Hess March 1, 2015

The declaration of a 21st century caliphate last summer stunned much of America. The organization ISIS claims to be the first legitimate manifestation of Islamic law in a millennium. However, its theology...

 (from left) Clinical mental health counseling major Jessica Knicely, justice studies major Ryan Lewand and educational studies major Tiffany Hawley, all veterans, listen to psychologist Dr. Kirsten DeLambo, Ph.D, at a Peer Mental Suicide Training. DeLamdo discussed topics such as suicide prevention, challenges facing veterans, PTSD, depression and other mental health disorders at the session, which was on the third floor of the Student Center on Friday Feb. 6, 2015.

Obama signs veteran suicide prevention bill

Sky Fought February 22, 2015

President Barack Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act earlier this month. Acknowledging the mental struggles service members endure, the U.S. Senate voted 99-0 to pass...

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