Hump Day: cheers and jeers


&bull Participants in the on-campus yoga class who donate items to charity each session. It’s nice to see students staying healthy and helping others.

&bull Freshman quarterback Spencer Keith for completing a 44-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter against Iowa State on Saturday. The game was his first start in college.

&bull Alfreda Brown, the recently hired vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, who starts Oct. 1. Welcome to Kent State.


&bull The football team’s five fumbles during Saturday’s game, leading to a 34-14 loss to Iowa State.

&bull Students who disrespect people trying to deliver religious messages and to the evangelists who disrespect students’ space. Both sides need to learn tolerance.

&bull The Ohio Supreme Court for ruling against Gov. Ted Strickland’s plan for slot machines, creating nearly a $1 billion hole in the state’s spending plan.