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Mike Richards is a senior english major. Contact him at mricha15@kent.edu.

Opinion: Fin

Mike Richards April 26, 2015

Through a year of rambles, some serious news with some a bit light, constant admiration of Kanye “Yeezus” West, and my attempts at humor, we reach our end, my friends. And it’s been fun. I give you...

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

Opinion: Creativity: The Sane vs. the Insane

Mike Richards April 6, 2015

When it comes to celebrities, directors, artists, writers, musicians, or basically anyone else who may publicly deliver some sort of creative medium, how do you want them to present themselves? Would you...

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

Opinion: Grammys 2015: another year all the same

Mike Richards February 9, 2015

The hills, they’re alive with the sound of music.With songs they have sung (for what feels like) thousands of years.The hills, they fill my heart with the sound of music (or some other profound feeling,...

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...

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

Opinion: How to properly hold an argument

Mike Richards December 4, 2014

Let me paint a familiar (and timely) scene for you: You sit down at your computer after a long day of staring at your TV. You open up Facebook because staring at your smartphone has become tiring, I understand....

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

Opinion: Why comedians should perform in more dramatic roles

Mike Richards November 19, 2014

I probably could have conjured up a better title, but it gets the immediate point across. Comedians — you know, those people who make you laugh — should be in more dramatic roles, movies, etc.In light...

Mike Richards is a senior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mrcih51@kent.edu.

Opinion: What I learned from ‘Birdman’

Mike Richards November 12, 2014

This past weekend, I made my way out to the Cedar Lee Theatre in Cleveland to see the new Michael Keaton movie, ‘Birdman.’ I won’t delve too much into a review of the film, but it was incredible,...

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

Opinion: Discovering the realities of “Reality TV”

Mike Richards November 3, 2014

I consider myself a people-watcher. That might sound strange, but I find myself as someone who enjoys seeing the social interactions of people rather than being the center of attention. We’re all interesting...

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

Opinion: The physical versus the digital

Mike Richards October 26, 2014

We live in a world where technological advancements are achieved in order to create convenience for the consumers and users of our society.There is a bit of sullen joy that can come from heading to your...

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

Opinion: Why SNL’s addition of Leslie Jones shouldn’t be a race issue

Mike Richards October 21, 2014

I’m expecting to immediately hear, “Yes, Mike, this actually is a race issue, you’re wrong,” or anything along that line that may be either nicer or not as nice. Be gentle.There is no denying that...

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

Opinion: A reason to keep doing what makes you happy

Mike Richards October 15, 2014

I’m going to assume that most of you who are reading this are currently students. As I know not all of you are, first of all thanks for reading, and secondly, just bear with me.As I reach the end of...

Mike Richards is a senior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mrich51@kent.edu.

Opinion: A faith-fueled debate: Why you should listen to Reza Aslan

Mike Richards October 9, 2014

In case you’ve missed a bit over the past week due to our upcoming Ebola-induced apocalypse, let me catch you up on one story of note.DISCLAIMER: I won’t have the room to fulfill my opinion, so feel...

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