• Updated

Right now, many of my fellow Kent State students are currently in the process of working out exactly how to get enrolled in classes this fall (or possibly summer) and how exactly to get these classes paid for. Seeing as such, I figured it would be appropriate to cover a topic I have been mea…

  • Updated

“It’s astonishing to me how we can all be so okay yet so not fine all at one time,” my friend wrote to me as we discussed this past year of growth for us. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us in a slew of ways, yet we still find ourselves able to find joy. While we’ve experienced incredible l…

  • Updated

You have two options when it comes to listening to a new music artist. They are as follows:

  • Updated

Two weeks ago, I was in the state of Texas — specifically West Texas. It was only the twelfth different state I’ve been to, and it was the first “new” state I’ve been to in almost a decade. Texas had a lot in common with the more rural areas of the state I was born in, Illinois. The city my …

  • Updated

With all the noise that the once deferred and despised GameStop received in the stock market this past quarter of 2021, I thought a lot about how the state of the gaming industry is outside of a store that has poor trade-in returns and constant run-ins with burglars.

  • Updated

I am one of the 75.5 million Americans who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of March 18, 2021. I am grateful to be one of them. In four weeks I will get the second dose and I will be protected against COVID-19 and I will also protect others from COVID-19. 

  • Updated

If you’ve ever read one of my columns on KentWired and thought to yourself, "Why on earth does that guy write columns?", today is your lucky day. Or maybe unlucky. Probably unlucky. Writing columns — besides being one of the more fun parts of long semesters of school that is otherwise filled…

  • Updated

I’ve met tons of people during my time at Kent State’s main campus from many different backgrounds, in different majors, demographics and ethnicities. Some I knew so well I attended events with them in-person from the “famous” Kent Halloween festivities to just seeing some in class only and …

  • Updated

A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend about freedom of speech on Kent State’s campus. She was expressing anger with campus for — in her opinion — only supporting the liberal agenda.

  • Updated

Earlier this month, the Grammys came and went yet again with limited in-person guests and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah hosting the show. The show came and went off without a hitch with its lowest ratings ever. Also, while I said the show went off without a hitch, there were a lot of fir…