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Jennifer Hutchinson

Opinion: Obamacare: Going nowhere but down

Jennifer Hutchinson March 31, 2015

March 23rd marked the fifth anniversary of Obamacare. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Toledo Blade columnist, Jack Kelly, wrote an excellent piece detailing how even after five years Obamacare is still...

Our View: Symbolic acts can have unintended consequences

KS Editors February 11, 2015

This morning, President Barack Obama sent a request for authorization for military force to be used against the Islamic State. The request, an act that is within the powers of the president to use, would...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a sophomore political science major. Contact her at

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...

Journalist deaths

ISIS beheadings spark fear in young journalists

Nathan Havenner September 10, 2014

A global conversation about violence against journalists began when footage of an American journalist’s execution at the hands of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria surfaced on Aug....

News on the go: Sept. 2

Alicia Balog September 1, 2014

President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in Milwaukee in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance. His emphasis on the minimum wage...

News on the go: Aug. 25, 2014

Alicia Balog August 24, 2014

Authorities in Pennisula are asking experienced paddlers on the Cuyahoga River to be on the lookout for any out-of-the-ordinary items amid the search for a woman whose car was found in the Cuyahoga Valley...

Our View: NBA commissioner’s chance to make a statement

DKS Editors April 27, 2014

Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling is under fire after the release of audio recordings of a conversation with his girlfriend V. Stiviano in which he questions her about her association with...

Obama budget to drop benefit cost-of-living trims

Jim Kuhnhenn, AP February 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will propose an election-year budget that would drop reductions he had previously embraced in federal benefits, officials disclosed Thursday. He also will ask...

News on the Go: Feb. 21, 2014

Emily Mills February 20, 2014

Protests in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev continued Thursday after a truce was broken between protesters and the Ukrainian army. At least 70 people were reportedly killed in the deadliest day in Ukraine...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a freshman political science major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at

Opinion: Higher minimum wage; harder to live

Jennifer Hutchinson February 3, 2014

Many tuned in for President Obama’s much anticipated State of the Union Address last week.A number of issues were tackled during the speech, and while some of the president’s remarks were underwhelming,...

News on the go: Jan. 23, 2014

Carrie Blazina January 22, 2014

Syrian peace talks Wednesday began with clashes that already threaten to collapse the conference. Syrian government officials and rebels, who have been fighting a civil war for three years, were divided...

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