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Kyle Rittenhouse, right, puts a pen in his pocket and looks to the gallery as his attorney Natalie Wisco moves him toward the door during a break in the trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two people and wounding a third during a protest over police brutality in Kenosha, last year. (Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News via AP, Pool)

Prosecution rests its case against Kyle Rittenhouse and judge dismisses curfew violation charge

Eric Levenson, Brad Parks and Carma Hassan, CNN November 10, 2021

(CNN) -- The prosecution on Tuesday rested its case against Kyle Rittenhouse in his homicide trial after calling 22 witnesses over the course of six days, giving the defense its first opportunity to...

Growing Democracy Project

Two KSU Professors play a lead role in ‘Growing Democracy’

Izzy Stewart Reporter June 22, 2021

Ashley Nickels and Casey Boyd-Swan not only spend their time educating Kent State students but have also created an educational project that reaches local and national populations. They launched The Growing...

US President Joe Biden gives a press conference after the NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

President Biden heads to Geneva for Putin showdown after shoring up western support

Kevin Liptak, CNN June 15, 2021

 (CNN) -- President Joe Biden flew to Geneva on Tuesday ahead of lengthy and contentious talks with Vladimir Putin, the capstone on a European tour designed to show western solidarity ahead of the...

OPINION: Misunderstood? One-issue voters, misconceptions and what some of them may really care about

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer March 26, 2021

As someone who, for lack of a better term, enjoys thinking about the relationship between social issues and the law a fair amount, I often found myself analyzing the curiosity that was one-issue (or “single-issue”)...

A porch portrait of Suzy DEnbeau, her mom, Mimi and her kids. 

PERSONAL ESSAY: Students support, give back to faculty who are also struggling during pandemic

Suzy D'Enbeau Contributor March 23, 2021

For most of the pandemic, I was drowning like just about every other working mother, trying to homeschool while also doing my full-time job as an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies....

Meet the USG Candidates

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Undergraduate student government elections for the 2021-22 school year will be held on March 16 and 17. Twenty-three candidates filed their petitions to campaign for open positions. The candidates began...

President Joe Biden signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden signs executive orders establishing Gender Policy Council and addressing sexual violence in education

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on Monday to establish the White House Gender Policy Council and address sexual violence in the education field.The orders, signed on International...

Hector Rodriguez (middle) salutes aside members of Veterans United for D.C. Statehood in May 2017.

Kent State alumnus invited to attend Biden inauguration after fighting for D.C. statehood

Zoë Blank Reporter February 25, 2021

Hector Rodriguez, Kent State alumnus and founder of Veterans United for D.C. Statehood, said he was honored and humbled to be selected by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who represents the District of Columbia,...

OPINION: What is an expert nowadays?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer February 23, 2021

What’s the best case for what makes someone an expert and someone not an expert in something? We could say that physically Lebron James is a basketball expert or Bennet Omalu is an expert in neurology...

Brennan poses with Anne Lamotts author photo on the back of a copy of Bird by Bird.

OPINION: Leave politics out of this? No thanks.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

I didn’t used to be a political person. Ten years ago, as an undergraduate in college, I idolized the author Anne Lamott for her writing about spirituality. I bristled, however, any time she veered...

In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo seen displayed on a smartphone.

Facebook will start showing some of its users less political content

10 FEB 21 10:38 ET By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- Facebook will start reducing the amount of political content users see while scrolling their primary feeds.The social media platform will "temporarily reduce the distribution of political content...

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MANDEL NGAN February 9, 2021

US President Donald Trump speaks to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. - Thousands of Trump supporters, fueled by his spurious claims of voter fraud,...

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