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Navy SEAL veteran from ‘American Sniper’ to speak at Kent State

Kathryn Monsewicz November 1, 2017

The Navy SEAL veteran who played himself in the movie “American Sniper” is coming to Kent State to speak about his journey from being a borderline college dropout to a dedicated Navy SEAL by taking,...

State District Judge Jason Cashon gets the verdict of guilty from the jury at the capital murder trial of former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville, Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, was convicted of the 2013 deaths of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (Michael Ainsworth/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

‘American Sniper’ murder trial comes to a close

Sky Fought February 25, 2015

Eddie Ray Routh, the ex-Marine accused of killing “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle, was sentenced to life in prison without parole earlier this week. A jury in Stephenville, Texas found Routh guilty...

Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle and Sienna Miller as Taya in Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures drama American Sniper. The story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle has received both praise and criticism since its release in January.

“American Sniper” opens doors to overseas experiences

Sky Fought February 12, 2015

Kent State moviegoers have been flocking to the theatres to see the box office hit, “American Sniper.” In the movie’s first week, it set the record for best-ever January opening, taking in over $105...

Junior criminology and justice studies major Ryan Lewand stands in the Student Center on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Lewland was a petty officer, second class in the Navy and he served a total of two years in Bahrain.

Military veterans readjust to student life at Kent State

Sky Fought January 28, 2015

While some people may view soldiers as stoic fighters, veterans often struggle to defend their work and the reality of being in the American military as they ease back into student life.After the release...

Mike Richards is a senior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mricha51@kent.edu.

Opinion: ‘American Sniper’ takes aim at controversy

Mike Richards January 26, 2015

During the past week, I’ve been weighing in and reading about the controversy surrounding “American Sniper.” I haven’t had a thorough opinion and was recently called out on it, though it became...

Zachary Downes is a junior journalism major. Contact him at zdownes@kent.edu.

Opinion: Don’t bash veterans

Zachary Downes January 21, 2015

Since most of us were born in the early to late 1990s, I’m sure we all have heard about Michael Moore. Moore is probably one of the most controversial documentarians in America.Two of his more well known...

Mike Richards is a senior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mricha51@kent.edu.

Opinion: And the Oscar goes to…

Mike Richards January 20, 2015

In what has become a rather touchy subject in the world of Hollywood, The Academy Award nominations were revealed last Thursday.To the dismay of most, it became immediately and shockingly apparent that...

Warner Bros. poster for American Sniper

KSUBuzz Editor’s Picks: Out on the Town

Lily Martis January 20, 2015

Take a peek at our recommendations for this week's pop culture trends.Movie to watch:‘American Sniper’“American Sniper” was released this past weekend and received phenomenal reviews by critics...

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