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OPINION: If you’re an animal lover there has never been a better time to go vegan

Anthony Elder Opinion Writer February 13, 2021

Anthony Elder is a junior journalism major writing for KentWired and The Kent Stater for the first time. Elder grew up in Reno, NV; however, moved to Ohio a few years ago to pursue an education here at...

GUEST OPINION: Why should you vote?

"This election is the most important election of your life, so make sure to vote." This is a typical call to action in our political discourse — so common that it seems as though every election is...

EDITORIAL: We’ve got your back, Kent State

Editorial Board March 17, 2020

In a time of crisis, when every news outlet both big and small are reporting around the clock, it can become difficult and overwhelming to not only keep track of all the information, but to make sure it’s...

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Our View: Happy Halloween

Editorial Board October 27, 2019

The Kent Stater editors took shifts throughout the night Saturday to get a full picture of what people were experiencing in downtown Kent. The hour-long shifts started at 8 p.m. and went until 2 a.m.,...

Madison Newingham, April 7, 2017 as she leads the, “I Defy” March for Planned Parenthood. 

Attack of the internet trolls

Gershon Harrell April 26, 2018

Madison Newingham, a liberal political activist and junior double majoring in political science and history, wrote for The Kent Stater as a columnist, where the expression of her views led to unwanted...

Our View: Building a better Stater

Lucas Misera August 27, 2017

As students enter a new fall semester with hopes of building upon the spring, so does the Kent Stater.Named the best collegiate daily newspaper in Ohio, the staff of the Stater knows there’s a lot to...

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at Cuyahoga Community College on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Our View: Clinton the clear choice

October 23, 2016

After months of reporting on each of the presidential nominees — ranging from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to Jill Stein and Gary Johnson — The Kent Stater editorial board unanimously agrees that...

Taylor Award Winner, Christine Plonsky, watches a video put together for her during the JMC Awards in Franklin Hall on Friday Oct. 2, 2015.

Texas women’s athletics director speaks at alumni ceremony

Ian Flickinger October 4, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication welcomed back alumna Chris Plonsky, the current director of women’s athletics at the University of Texas, on Friday for the 2015 Alumni Awards Ceremony.KentPlonsky...

1970s Daily Kent Stater “Letters to the Editor” following the May 4 shootings at Kent State

Compiled by Audrey Fletcher May 4, 2015

The following Letters to the Editor were sent to Daily Kent Stater editor, William Armstrong, following the May 4 shootings at Kent State.The Daily Kent Stater did not publish for the summer of 1970 as...

Kent State recycles nearly half of a million pounds of trash for Recyclemania

Lauren Biertempfel April 21, 2015

In eight weeks, Kent State recycled almost half of a million pounds of recyclables, putting the university in the top 12 percent of schools that competed in the Recyclemania competition that took place...

Campuses around the world unite in day of prayer Thursday

Skye McEowen February 24, 2015

College students around the world and at Kent State are preparing for National Collegiate Day of Prayer Thursday, Feb. 26.The National Collegiate Day of Prayer, originating in the 19th century, is a day...

Photo from the Kent State University Libraries Daily Kent Stater digital archives. 

Department of Special Collections and Archives digitize 1970s Staters

Nick Boone February 23, 2015

The Department of Special Collections and Archives at Kent State’s University Library recently digitized the original 1970s Daily Kent Staters.This is the latest decade of newspapers to be available...

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