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OPINION: Trump and Iran

Shams Mustafa Columnist January 23, 2020

Like most Republicans, Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times that justifies President Donald Trump’s action in terminating the Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani....

Derf Backderf, a graphic novelist and artist, has a new graphic novel about May 4, 1970. 

Graphic novel commemorates 50th year since May 4

Graphic novelist and artist Derf Backderf will release his new graphic novel, “Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio,” in April 2020. The book retells the story of the four students who were killed by the...

Kent Part-Time Faculty Alliance

Adjuncts discuss wages, job security

Editor's Note: Rick is an alias for an adjunct professor at Kent State who asked not to be identified by his real name. The name was created to protect his identity. Rick, an adjunct professor at Kent...

Reverend Renne Zimelis-Ruchotzke holds the microphone for Cheryl Lessin as she tells the crowd about a non-violent protest in Washington D.C. that will push against what she called the fascist regime of President Donald Trump at the climate strike held at Risman Plaza on Sept. 20, 2019. She said the regime is one of the biggest factors in climate change. 

Demonstrators gather on Risman Plaza for Global Climate Strike

Protestors gathered on Risman Plaza at noon Friday to demand action against climate change. The demonstration, hosted by Students for a Democratic Society, was part of the Global Climate Strike. Millions...

Smartphone apps helpful for students

Shams Mustafa September 2, 2019

A new school year may have recently started, but it won’t take long until things begin to move at a faster pace. Here are some apps that can help students organize their lives on and off campus. KSU...

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Who are guns protecting?

Shams Mustafa August 28, 2019

The two latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, changed my mind about what it means to own a gun. It seems that now no matter where I go, there is a chance that I can witness an active...

Sunita Shakya, doctoral student in the College of Public Health. 

Public health professor investigates lead blood levels among resettled refugee children

Shams Mustafa August 25, 2019

Substance abuse, obesity and nutrition have recently been some of the most important public health issues concerning scientific scholars and pediatricians. But in recent years, lead poisoning has come...

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