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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

President Todd Diacon (middle) accepts the Presidential Medal from Nicholas Kollar (left) and Ralph M. Della Ratta (right) during the inauguration ceremony on Nov. 1, 2019.

KSU President Todd Diacon granted 2% raise, contract extension

Emma Andrus Reporter October 6, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve a raise and contract extension for President Todd Diacon at its Sept. 15 meeting. Chair of the board, Shawn Riley, said the board conducts an annual review...

OPINION: Nixon giving up salary misses point of Socialism

Alex Thornhill September 5, 2018

Last week, the two Democratic candidates in the New York gubernatorial election, challenger Cynthia Nixon and incumbent Andrew Cuomo, held their first debate. During the debate, Nixon was asked, since...

Matthew Olienechak

Opinion: Stand with our social service administrators

Matthew Olienechak November 1, 2017

Imagine having to live on the same salary for 10 years or more. Imagine that even as the cost of living rose, you were shackled to that static number, your budget becoming more stressed with every passing...

AAUP-KSU releases fact-finder’s report

Karl Schneider January 19, 2016

The American Association of University Professors at Kent State (AAUP-KSU) sent the details of a fact-finding report on Tuesday in an email to its members. The report outlines the mediation between Kent...

Skyler Chill is a sophomore organization communication major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: How much is too much?

Skyler Chill October 12, 2014

Seventy-two million dollars. That seems like a large amount of money, right? What would you do with $72 million? Maybe buy a new house, or a new car? Well, this figure is how much Lebron James is worth,...

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