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Retroactive credit policy helps students get ahead

Jacob Ruffo Student Life March 30, 2016

The Retroactive Credit Policy at Kent State is a way to assist students who may have tested out of a class get the credits for the class.“It’s very similar to the CLEP (College-Level Examination Program),...

Graduate student Priscilla Gaona uses the slingshot during Life Size Board Game Night in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Friday, March 11, 2016.

Recreational Center brings childhood games to life

Eric Conway & Jacob Ruffo March 13, 2016

Kent State students had a chance to unleash their inner child this past weekend when the Student Recreation and Wellness Center hosted Life Size Board Game Night on Friday. Nostalgia and gamesmanship ruled...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Pro wrestling will always be better than MMA

Jacob Ruffo March 6, 2016

The Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-views have gotten pretty popular over the years, which is good for the company. However, they will never be as good or fun to watch as World Wrestling Entertainment,...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Golden State is a team worth watching

Jacob Ruffo February 21, 2016

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals last year, and it still stings for many Cavs fans. However, being spiteful toward the Warriors and saying Stephen Curry is overrated...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Why it is time to watch the LCS

Jacob Ruffo February 14, 2016

Football is over, baseball hasn’t started and on the day after the NBA All-Star game, every team has the day off. Monday is the perfect day to start watching the League Championship Series.The LCS is...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Chipotle’s calorie counts are outrageous

Jacob Ruffo February 7, 2016

Chipotle is known for being bold: from their advertisements, to putting those phrases on their bags and to upping the price of guacamole to $1.95, they are always sticking their neck out to be bold. One...

USG Senators take a vote on an students individual conference request during a meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Students and organizations can submit requests to the USG Allocations Committee for funding to attend conferences.

USG to vote on making syllabus available in time for scheduling

Jacob Ruffo January 30, 2016

Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government recently proposed a resolution to make a version of a class’s syllabus available when searching for classes. Recently, Ohio State’s USG voted on a very...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Don’t feel bad for Browns fans

Jacob Ruffo December 2, 2015

The Cleveland Browns turned a tie game, with a chance to kick a game winning field goal, as time expired into a loss in regulation. The kick was blocked and returned for a touchdown.“Ugh, poor Browns...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Team names more offensive than “Indians”

Jacob Ruffo October 28, 2015

I get the rage behind the team name “Redskins.” It’s bad, like, really bad. When it gets into non-horribly racist team names based on Native Americans, such as the “Fighting Sioux,” I don’t...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Join the league of legendary spectators

Jacob Ruffo October 14, 2015

The League of Legends World Championship happens throughout the month of October and will continue until the championship series on Oct. 31. If you’re into competition at all, you should be glued to...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: Letting fans behind the scenes causes loss in interest

Jacob Ruffo October 7, 2015

The lack of staying in character on Twitter is what is keeping World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) from being popular again.Twitter, among other things, is offering WWE fans a closer look into the lives...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at jruffo@kent.edu

Opinion: The NFL’s annoying trend of assuring mediocrity

Jacob Ruffo September 30, 2015

The 2014 first round pick, Heisman winner and general fan favorite Johnny Manziel did not play this past Sunday as the Browns hosted the Raiders.Josh McCown was true to form in leading the Browns to 10...

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