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Medical marijuana remains illegal on campus

Gavin Mitten Reporter February 5, 2022

Medical marijuana is still prohibited on campus even if a dispensary opens in Kent. Marijuana is listed as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substance Act. Schedule I substances are not accepted...

OPINION: Different types of energy can coexist

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer April 23, 2021

Two weeks ago, I was in the state of Texas — specifically West Texas. It was only the twelfth different state I’ve been to, and it was the first “new” state I’ve been to in almost a decade. Texas...

Vaping, Health Risks Associated

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 1, 2019

Vaping illnesses and deaths have spiked across the country since the beginning of 2019.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 805 lung injury cases were reportedly associated with...

Courtesy of U.S Energy Information Administration.

Students discuss Kent’s low gas prices

Alex Johnson January 21, 2019

Kent State students and local residents have enjoyed favorably low gasoline prices since the beginning of the year. As of January, prices at local gas stations appear to be staying around the $2.00 range.Students...

Guest Column: Giving up on Exxon Mobil

Los Angeles Times February 28, 2016

My great-grandfather, John D. Rockefeller Sr., created the Standard Oil Company and I inherited shares in the companies it spun off, including Exxon Mobil. But this year I donated those shares to the nonprofit...

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Opinion: We want it, he wants to veto it

Jennifer Hutchinson January 19, 2015

A new Senate majority called for more bipartisan efforts in the coming years. One such effort is the Keystone XL Pipeline.This $7.6 billion pipeline would not only be a great job creator for the United...

Guest Column: Americans will have more to spend if gas stays low

Kevin G. Hall January 13, 2015

If oil and gasoline prices remain at their current unusually low levels, Americans will have a lot more to spend on other things.That's the conclusion of the AAA Motor Club, which on Dec. 31 projected...

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