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OPINION: Are we cultivated to be entertained 24/7?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

On the surface, we are creatures of habit and engagement. The former being an ever-growing concern in the younger generations over the older generations as we go into this new decade after the 2010s. As...

Apple officially unveiled its new iPhone lineup at a closely watched media event at its Cupertino, California, headquarters on Tuesday.

What you need to know about Apple’s iPhone 11 event

 Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 05:52 ETUpdated: 10 SEP 19 16:42 ET    (CNN) -- Despite a year of slumping iPhone sales, Apple chose to largely stick to its smartphone playbook with new models announced...

Professor receives research grant for liquid crystal study

Colleen Carroll September 5, 2019

Two liquid crystal studies conducted by a professor and a team of seven graduate students at Kent State University have been awarded a combined $990,000 in grants by the National Science Foundation. Liquid...

Slow it down and step away from social media

Kellie Nock February 28, 2018

Every night, before I fall asleep, I spend anywhere between 10 minutes to an hour on my phone. Usually, it’s scrolling through Twitter, finding a random tweet thread about the astrological signs as “Muppets”...


Nicholas Kotch April 18, 2017

HED: 'Phubbing': When phone etiquette hinders relationshipsTry to recall a time when you were in the middle of a conversation with another person and they pulled out their phone and began to browse through...

Illustration by LaQuann Davis

Call me, beep me: Cell phone addiction

Lindsay Miller April 2, 2014

Freshman fashion merchandising major Fiona Greller spends an average of six hours a day on her iPhone 5s. These six hours do not include her time spent on her computer and tablet.“I am addicted to my...

Albert Fisler is a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: The dangers of information overload

Albert Fisler February 6, 2014

Smartphones seem to be the icon of the decade as their popularity and complexity grow with each coming year. It’s easy to understand their fame, as they put so many things, such as email, texting, calls,...

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