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Kent Wired

Jared Strubel is a junior political science major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact him at jstrubel@kent.edu

Opinion: The shining city on the hill

Jared Strubel Kent State College Democrats March 30, 2016

In spite of Republican criticisms of President Obama’s handling of immigration, particularly in regards to our southern border, the administration has shown its ability to enforce the law with record...

Ashley Atherton is a junior political science major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at aatherto@kent.edu

Opinion: Congress needs to do its job

Ashley Atherton December 7, 2015

The fact that mass shootings in the United States are a normal part of our culture is wrong on so many levels. There have been more shootings than days in the U.S. this year alone. We hadn’t finished...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: Solidarity key in tackling ISIS

Lucas Misera December 1, 2015

By attacking Europe’s most iconic city, ISIS ushered the West into an era of discomfort. Brussels has essentially been stagnant due to terroristic threats, the United States is fractured politically...

Ashley Atherton is a junior political science major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at aatherto@kent.edu

Opinion: Our hearts beat as one

Ashley Atherton November 16, 2015

I came home Friday expecting a long and difficult weekend because of the three exams I have next week and a paper to finish for the following week. I was selfishly complaining about that most of the day...

Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

Sen. Brown pushes to simplify FAFSA process

Sarah Matthews September 22, 2015

President Obama announced plans to simplify the Free Application For Federal Student Aid process on Monday, Sept. 14 after U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and 30 of his Senate colleagues urged the administration...

Amanda Paniagua is a graduate art history major. Contact her at azabudsk@kent.edu

Opinion: On the indigenous side to Keystone XL Pipeline

Amanda Paniagua January 26, 2015

President Barack Obama’s commitment to veto any Congressional legislation that would grant access to build the Keystone XL Pipeline has some people in an uproar. While the hollow phrasing of "bipartisan"...

President Barack Obama delivers the State of The Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama promises education changes in address

Haley Phillippi January 21, 2015

President Barack Obama revealed new plans for the last two years of his presidency and praised the improvement of the economy in his State of the Union address Tuesday night.Obama was sworn into presidency...

Ray Paoletta is a junior political science major. Contact him at rpaolet1@kent.edu

OPINION: Free community college is worth a discussion

Ray Paoletta January 12, 2015

President Barack Obama introduced an effort on Friday to give Americans of all ages free community college.The first thing that will come to most people’s minds is that free community college is another...

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jurys decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Mo. (Cristina Fletes-Boutte/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Riots break out in Ferguson after grand jury announces long-awaited verdict

Hannah Armenta November 25, 2014

A grand jury decided Monday night the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9 would not be indicted. After two days of deliberation, Darren Wilson,...

Contact Jennifer at jhutch12@kent.edu.

Opinion: Paving the way for the Keystone Pipeline

Jennifer Hutchinson November 11, 2014

A new Senate Republican majority is paving the way for approval of the long-awaited Keystone Pipeline. After years of foot-dragging by President Obama and the State Department, it looks like Republicans...

Ray Paoletta is a junior political science major and a columnist for The Kent State. Contact him at rpaolet1@kent.edu.

Opinion: A Republican majority

Ray Paoletta November 9, 2014

On Nov. 4, the Republican party won enough seats in the U.S. Senate to hold a majority in both houses of Congress. Victories were big for the GOP with senate contests in Georgia, Kentucky and Kansas with...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a sophomore political science major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at jhutch12@kent.edu.

Opinion: The Obama name never hurt so bad

Jennifer Hutchinson October 9, 2014

Opinions of a president often change throughout their leadership; sometimes they’re for the better, and sometimes for the worse. President Obama is definitely experiencing the worse.However, who would...

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