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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief on August 24 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. The Biden administration has opened the application process for Americans seeking student debt relief in a beta period starting October 14.

Student loan forgiveness applications now open through beta mode website, Biden administration says

Betsy Klein, CNN October 16, 2022

(CNN) -- The Biden administration has opened the application process for Americans seeking student debt relief in a beta period starting Friday evening, officials told CNN, allowing applicants to begin...

Students walk across the side doors of the Kent Student Center. 

OPINION: Perspectives on Biden’s tuition-free plan for college students

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer February 9, 2021

Kelly Krabill is a senior journalism major with a nonprofit studies minor from Louisville, Ohio. She obtained her previous degrees from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Youngstown State University,...

All students to review federal loans in summer 2021, not just freshmen

All students to review federal loans in summer 2021, not just freshmen

Josie Bixler Reporter November 11, 2020

Beginning in summer of 2021, students will need to review their federal loans every year by completing an Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement form.In previous years, first-time borrowers were required...

Isaac Halaszi, sophomore double major in peace and conflict studies and Spanish. Courtesy of Isaac Halaszi.

The isolation experience: Kent State students reflect on quarantine

Morgan McGrath Feature writer October 26, 2020

“I forgot people existed.”Isaac Halaszi, a sophomore at Kent State, spent two weeks indoors with no face-to-face contact with others (besides random hallway happenings) and no physical connection with...

Guest Column: A right to debt relief for students

Los Angeles Times April 26, 2016

Something unusual happened in late February. Commentators on the right and left, liberal Thom Hartmann and conservative Ike Brannon, published essays on the same day, Feb. 22, saying the same thing: Americans...

Haley Foster, freshman, worked three jobs over the summer to pay for her freshman year here at Kent State University. Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015.

Avoiding loans three jobs at a time

Maggie Wachtel October 11, 2015

Student loan debt is at an all time high. According to the Institute for College Access and Success, Kent State graduates had an average debt of $31,543 in 2013.Haley Foster is a freshman exploratory major...

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