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Kent Wired

Amendments made to Kent City Charter

Rachel Godin November 1, 2015

On Tuesday, general elections will include five amendments to the Kent City Charter. The Kent City Charter is comparable to the Constitution of the United States or a state's individual constitution. Therefore,...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu.

Opinion: Study shows gender, minority bias in higher education

Rachel Godin April 29, 2014

On a woman’s way up in her career, there are some rungs missing from the ladder. Inequality starts at the top, specifically in private institutions and where faculty members make more money.A study published...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu.

Opinion: Is a master’s degree right for you?

Rachel Godin April 15, 2014

In the past decade, the number of master’s degrees awarded in the United States increased dramatically by 46 percent. If you are a junior or senior, you also might be considering furthering your education...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu.

Opinion: The judicial system’s chance to evolve

Rachel Godin April 1, 2014

Since 1980, the U.S. prison population has grown by 700 percent and now exceeds 2.4 million. According to the Washington Post, the single largest driver in the increase of prison populations since 1998...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu.

Opinion: Bite the hand that feeds

Rachel Godin March 11, 2014

If you were on the fence about big business’s ethics before, its uproar about the positive new nutrition label — thanks to the “Let’s Move” initiative spearheaded by Michelle Obama — will change...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu.

Opinion: Keep an open mind to new environmental rules

Rachel Godin March 4, 2014

Perhaps Barack Obama’s opportunity to enact change as the nation’s leader is dwindling to a close is the motivating factor behind his moving forward on some necessary environmental regulation changes...

Rachel Godin is a junior journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu. 

Opinion: What’s going on in Kiev?

Rachel Godin February 25, 2014

Political demonstrations have been going on for two months in Kiev, Ukraine, but the issues are just now making major headlines because of the 82 killed and 600 wounded, numbers amounting to the bloodiest...

Rachel Godin is a junior magazine journalism major and columnist for The Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu.  

Opinion: A Future Made of Graphene?

Rachel Godin February 11, 2014

The expansion of consumer culture paints a bleak portrait of a brakeless locomotive racing towards a forked rail line. Consumer expansion has become a visual sign of economic success, a major source of...

Rachel Godin is a junior magazine journalism major and columnist for The Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu.  

Opinion: In America, everything makes someone money

Rachel Godin February 4, 2014

With one momentous roar, the bejeweled Hollywood audience applauds with relief as a statue of a silver miniature man is handed over to a scantily clad woman who played a film character that challenged...

Rachel Godin is a junior magazine journalism major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at rgodin1@kent.edu. 

Opinion: Finding a happy medium

Rachel Godin January 21, 2014

Multiple times this week, while trudging along familiar paths to class, I caught myself imagining whether a pilot from the vantage point of a helicopter zipping across a grey skyline might ever look down...

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