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Lucas Misera

Opinion: Trump’s coalition of doubters

Lucas Misera June 22, 2017

At a campaign rally Wednesday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, President Donald Trump promised his constituents that — despite a less-than-ideal start to his presidency — buyer’s remorse regarding his election...

Matt Poe

Opinion: Obama and Putin’s UN meeting another misstep

Matt Poe September 29, 2015

The most hostile relationship today does not come from the tabloids or your favorite reality television show. Rather, it features a pair of presidents and countries who cannot play nice with one another...

News on the go: April 25, 2014

Matt Merchant April 24, 2014

Bernie Kosar, former quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, was removed from his position as a sports TV broadcaster Wednesday. WKYC-TV President and General Manager Brooke Spectorsky disputed Kosar’s...

News on the go: March 19, 2014

Celia Fernandez March 18, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin redrew Russia’s borders and declared the Crimean peninsula part of the motherland on Tuesday. Emotions were high among Russians and Western leaders, some calling Putin...

Putin signs treaty to add Crimea to map of Russia

Vladimir Isachenkov, AP March 18, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) In a gilded Kremlin hall used by czars, Vladimir Putin redrew Russia’s borders Tuesday by declaring the Crimean Peninsula part of the motherland provoking a surge of emotion among Russians...

Obama will meet with Ukraine’s prime minister on Wednesday

John-Thor Dahlburg, AP &Lynn Berry, AP March 9, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed...

News on the go: March 9, 2014

Elaina Sauber March 9, 2014

Vietnamese authorities searching waters for a missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object believed to be one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation of two...

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

Opinion: Ukraine, the dilemma of external and domestic affairs

Haoran Li March 3, 2014

Ukraine’s president, Viktor Yanukovych, was ousted from power several days ago.The country’s recent political uprising can be traced back to November last year, after Yanukovych had decided to have...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a freshman political science major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at

Opinion: It’s time to take a stand against Russia

Jennifer Hutchinson March 3, 2014

It seems that President Obama’s foreign policies are being tested now more than ever as Russian troops occupy Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. While Russia and the United States have never seen eye to...

US prepares tough response for Russia over Ukraine 

Lara Jakes, AP March 3, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Western powers on Sunday prepared a tough response to Russia’s military advance into Ukraine and warned that Moscow could face economic penalties, diplomatic isolation and bolstered...

News on the Go: Feb. 25, 2014

Taylor Williams February 25, 2014

With the Olympics coming to a close Sunday evening, Russian president Vladimir Putin is faced with responding to the turmoil in Urkaine, a country he has named vital to Russia. Backing the groups in Ukraine’s...

Tyler Kieslich is the sports editor for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at

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...

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