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According to the CDC, an estimated 14 percent of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes in 2017 compared to 15.5 percent in 2016 and 42.4 percent in 1965. 

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On September 12, 2001, the editorial board of the Kent Stater wrote an opinion that called for revenge following the attacks at the Twin Towers, Pentagon and Shanksville. They wrote, “they are just awakening a sleeping giant- a giant not only in military might but in the human spirit.” 

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The recent wave of vaping related lung illnesses has caused everyone from vaping college students to concerned parents of high schoolers to question whether or not vaping is safer than cigarettes if safe at all.

In the near future, the university will take $20 out of your account to enhance mental health services on campus. No, it is not optional, and no, you don’t know what the money will be used for, neither does the administration. Without any set plan on how to spend the money, it doesn’t make a…

As Hurricane Dorian hits the Bahamas, there have been protocols put in place along the Eastern seaboard. As of 7 p.m. on Monday, there are reports of at least five people dead. While we work in the Midwest and our focus is on the happenings of Ohio, there is a crisis happening beyond emptied…

The best part about going out with friends in a big city is that no one has to think about driving home. Uber and Lyft have truly changed the world. They have made people’s lives easier because they can get a ride to where they need to in a short amount of time. Traveling has never been more…

On Monday, Connor Hendry was sentenced to only 180 days in jail after being found guilty in a sexual assault case on campus. In June of 2016, Brock Turner was charged with rape and sentenced to six months of jail time. He only served three.

The two latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, changed my mind about what it means to own a gun. It seems that now no matter where I go, there is a chance that I can witness an active shooter. Maybe it’s time I use my right to bear arms.

The first time we read about the Amazon rainforest fires last week, it was not through platforms we expected like CNN, CBS or the New York Times. We read most of the information on Twitter and Facebook. At first, we were confused as to how such important news gained more traction through unr…

Just like any phase in life, there are things you must experience while in college. Yes, we’re here to study and blah, blah, blah...but as a second-semester senior, I can tell you that if you don’t do certain things while at college, you will regret not seizing your last few years of “freedom.”