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What’s the best case for what makes someone an expert and someone not an expert in something? We could say that physically Lebron James is a basketball expert or Bennet Omalu is an expert in neurology based on the accolades presented and earned by them. Furthermore, we could proclaim that a …

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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 Kent because he has several family members that are Kent alumni. Initially, the move was a…

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Ross McDonnell is a junior journalism major at Kent State and is just starting his second semester of writing for The Kent Stater and KentWired.com. While his eventual career goal one day is to become a columnist, there really is no long and interesting story of how he got to that point. Tha…

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The insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol Building on Jan. 6 were white supremacists acting at the behest of the President of the United States. Their Confederate flags and anti-Semitic garb make their racism clear. Their chants, zip cuffs and weapons are evidence of their intent. Their a…

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I have never worked harder for anything in my life. I have never gotten straight A's until I was a senior in high school. I studied day and night, non-stop. I even had tutors outside of school. I didn’t go out for months because I was so stressed about the final exams and wanted to get good …

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Each year PDN (Photo District News) Magazine’s June issue covers PDN’s 30, the magazine’s choice of new and emerging photographers to watch. And for over a decade I faithfully read June’s top 30 issue and zeroed in on each photographer in hopes to learn what I needed to do to get on that list. 

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In today’s political news cycle, we are bombarded with buzzwords almost 24/7. “Capitalism,” “socialism,” “free market,” “socialization,” “privatization” and so-on are words that I can remember hearing as long as I’ve been conscious of politics. A lot of those words all have an official dicti…