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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Ohio’s status as a swing state seems no longer

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter November 17, 2020

With the results of the 2020 election still fresh in everyone’s mind, some have questioned if Ohio is still prevalent as a swing state or will still be a factor in future elections. No candidate has...

Sophia Iannelli, senior public relations major. Courtesy of Allison Ewing Photography.

How to cope when political tensions impact family relationships

Zach Zdanowicz Reporter November 15, 2020

“I know mom voted for Trump.” Sophia Iannelli, senior public relations major, woke up to this text from her sister and it was the last thing she wanted to see the morning after the presidential election.“I...

Student organizations weigh hopes, fears for next presidential administration

KentWired Staff November 8, 2020

This election year is historic, with the country seemingly more divided now than it’s been since the Civil War. Several media outlets, including the Associated Press, CNN, the New York Times and Fox...

GUEST OPINION: Political involvement and the 2020 election

What it means to vote often varies from person to person. For some people, it actually means nothing, and they argue that our political system is completely dominated by the “elite.” In another sense,...

Sarah Richardson was the first voter in line at the Rec on Nov. 3, 2020. 

A look into Election Day in Portage County

KentWired Staff November 3, 2020

Our staff is spending all day visiting various polling locations and hearing from members of the greater Kent community. Here’s a look at the people voting, volunteering and being a part of Election...

OPINION: Elect Joe Biden, Kent State students

Kent Stater Editorial Staff November 2, 2020

We spent a lot of time discussing as a group if we should endorse a presidential candidate. Would our readers look at us differently if we did? Would endorsing be worth the almost certain anger from some...

Courtesy of the Burr Magazine. 

Voting initiative on campus working to foster civic engagement

The General Elections are rapidly approaching; however, there are still a lot of questions and worries about the best way to vote. Safety concerns due to the pandemic are leading more voters to request...

Leah Eberts poses with her “I Voted” sticker on Oct. 11, 2020. 

Kent State students talk absentee ballots, struggles with voting

Bronwyn Wain Reporter October 21, 2020

The 2018 midterm elections saw a massive surge in college student voting. Now, students are ensuring their voices will be heard in the 2020 presidential election by using absentee ballots. Senior nursing...

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

Ohio Secretary of State meets with members of USG to discuss election voting

Troy Pierson Reporter October 13, 2020

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).Director of Governmental Affairs...

Rep. Tim Ryan and members of the Kent State College Democrats greet one another during their meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 6. 

Rep. Tim Ryan meets virtually with College Democrats

Bronwyn Wain Reporter October 9, 2020

Rep. Tim Ryan believes Americans currently have the power to shift the trajectory of this country with the 2020 presidential election. Ryan, who represents the 13th district of Ohio, participated in a...

Mackenzie Burchett gives a presentation during a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State meeting on Feb. 21, 2020. 

What the 2020 election means to sexual violence survivors

Bella Hagey Reporter September 29, 2020

Although sexual violence survivors have dealt with a president with past sexual assault allegations for the past four years, they can only expect the same thing this fall.President Donald Trump, the 2020...

OPINION: Why spreading voting knowledge is so important

London Green Opinion Writer September 27, 2020

What a year 2020 has been; it’s not over yet. We have the presidential election coming up in about 40 days. If you ask some people, mostly the millennials, this is one of the biggest elections we’ve...

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