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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Screenshot courtesy of NBCOlympics.com

Opinion: Make the Olympics available to everyone

Tyler Kieslich February 11, 2014

The Olympics are one of the few events that can be accurately described as a shared cultural experience. It’s one of the rare instances in sports in which nationalism overrides regional ties, and in...

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 hli28@kent.edu.

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...

Tyler Kieslich is the sports editor for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at tkieslic@kent.edu.

Opinion: The Winter Olympics are a hot mess — but is it worth it?

Tyler Kieslich February 4, 2014

The Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi, Russia in just a few days, and it is already being widely reported as the most expensive in history. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government have put...

Kent Kirker is a junior Education major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at kkirker@kent.edu.

Opinion: Let the games be the games

Kent Kirker February 4, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia is just days away. Many issues have arisen from the placement of these games in the past year or so, mostly pertaining to LGBT community and the rights in which...

News on the go: Feb. 4th, 2014

Taylor Williams February 3, 2014

Officials are moving to require automobile makers to supply new technologies in vehicles that will allow cars to warn each other when they are at risk of danger. This new technology has the potential to...

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