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OPINION: I am tired of Hollywood’s unoriginality

Audra McClain Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

Dear Hollywood, please stop making remakes and reboots. The reviews of every movie and television show often read a little something like this, “This show was fantastic, I’ve never seen anything like...

Professor Ron Russo listens to an audio recording of Drew Barrymore herself. Russo and the class listened to Barrymores advice for students in the classroom.

KSU Adam Sandler class gets surprise call from Drew Barrymore

Alexandra Sobczak February 19, 2019

Students in the “Special Topics: Adam Sandler” class in Franklin Hall knew they would be celebrating Drew Barrymore’s birthday by watching “50 First Dates” and eating peanut butter cups — but...

Kent Read, Kent Write, Kent Stop Talking…About Comedy!

This week, newly-christened managing editor Nick Hunter is joined by columnists Scott Rainey and Dante Centofanti to discuss comedy! After discussing Dante’s column on Derrick Rose from last week, the...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle movie poster

REVIEW: Stacked cast, flashy action make ‘Kingsman’ sequel enjoyable, forgettable fun

Benjamin VanHoose September 24, 2017

Just when you thought you’d seen all spy movies had to offer, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” went and did that.The classiest, most dapper spies are back in this follow-up to the 2015 original, and...

Guest speaker Karith Foster gave a speech on diversity in the First Energy Auditorium in Franklin Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.

Guest speaker Karith Foster redefines diversity

Carrie George September 14, 2017

Karith Foster, a speaker, humorist, author and diversity engagement specialist, presented her Stereotyped 101: An Exploration in Unconscious Bias speech on Sept. 13 in Franklin Hall.The Division of Diversity,...

Main Street Kent to hold all-inclusive comedy event downtown

Madeline Crandall February 22, 2017

A complete night of food, drinks and entertainment is being arranged by Main Street Kent. “Eat. Drink. Laugh.” will take guests to different locations downtown, providing a taste of what local establishments...

Matthew Rubano, Matthew Starr, Tanner Dahlin and Andy Bustillos of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company perform an improvised skit based on text messages read from the audience’s phones on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 in Kent States KIVA.

Upright Citizens Brigade delivers unscripted hilarity to campus

Benjamin VanHoose December 3, 2016

An unlikely combination of ponytails, partying and pigeons became running gags at the Upright Citizens Brigade improv performance Friday night—those topics in addition to several R-rated unmentionables.Held...

Amy Schumer backstage at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.

Amy Schumer to perform Sunday

Alex Gray/Payton Moore December 2, 2015

Comedian, actress, writer and producer Amy Schumer will perform at the M.A.C. Center Sunday night at 8 p.m.Sophomore communication studies student Andrea Rinehart is excited to see her perform. Rinehart...

The Agenda: Sweaty Jim’s Wholesale Sweat Lodge

The Agenda, TV2 November 20, 2015

"Come on down to the Lodge because Jim's sweatin' bargains and they're getting sopped up fast."You can watch new episodes of The Agenda every Thursday at 9pm, only on TV2.

Unlucky: Official Trailer

KSUIF: Unlucky Trailer

Kent State University Independent Films released its first trailer for their upcoming comedy feature-film, Unlucky: "When boy and girl fall in love at first sight, it’s not always as magical as a fairy...

Black United Students to host annual comedy show

Daria Gaither September 30, 2015

After a long day of Homecoming festivities, students and alumni can relax in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 3 for the Black United Students' annual Comedy Show.This is a free...

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Opinion: White House Correspondents’ Dinner sets bar high for 2016 election comedy

Carley Hull April 27, 2015

It’s that time again: Elections are coming. The frenzy of preparing for the presidential election isn’t only upon hopeful politicians, but the rest of us too. Uncomfortable debates are soon going...

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