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Sochi Olympics audit finds inequality in games

Cameron Gorman November 3, 2015

Kent State researchers recently found that the 2014 Sochi Olympics saw a decline in female participants.The research, conducted by Kent State Researcher Michele K. Donnelly and University of Toronto researchers...

Our View: NBC shows poor taste in reporting

DKS Editors February 17, 2014

Bode Miller, one of the more visible members of the U.S. Winter Olympic team, is among the most decorated racers in his sport. He has won six Winter Olympic medals, including the bronze in this year’s...

Sochi drone shooting Olympic TV, not terrorists

Angela Charlton, Associated Press February 10, 2014

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — That drone you might have spotted hovering and zipping around the Sochi Olympic slopes isn't searching for terrorists or protesters hiding behind the fir trees.It's being used to...

News on the go: Feb. 11, 2014

Taylor Williams February 10, 2014

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York seeks to gain access to hundred of sex crime cases at the biggest military bases in the United States on Monday. After an AP investigative report found a...

Haoran Li is a junior communication studies major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. He can be reached at

Opinion: China’s president Xi Jinping goes to Sochi

Haoran Li February 10, 2014

Chinese president, Xi Jinping, joined the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia, last week.  However, President Obama did not attend because of the current relations between the...

Sochi’s opening show: Let Putin’s games begin

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — It's designed to celebrate a millennium of Russian might and this country's modern rebound, and kick off two weeks of extraordinary human endeavors and planetary sportsmanship. But...

Sochi city hall orders killing of stray dogs

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.But as...

News on the go: Jan. 23, 2014

Carrie Blazina January 22, 2014

Syrian peace talks Wednesday began with clashes that already threaten to collapse the conference. Syrian government officials and rebels, who have been fighting a civil war for three years, were divided...

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