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Astrid (America Ferrera) and Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) venture into the dragons’ realm in DreamWorks Animations “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” directed by Dean DeBlois.

REVIEW: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ puts stunning cap on DeBlois’ trilogy

Cameron Hoover February 27, 2019

The “How to Train Your Dragon” series — criminally underappreciated since its opening installment released back in 2010 — is interestingly named. Sure, that was the plot of the first film: A weak...

REVIEW: ‘The Nun’ abandons its storyline, leaving viewers with nothing but empty scares

Alex Novak September 9, 2018

“The Nun” is a clear step down from the petrifying and critically acclaimed “The Conjuring” films, which provided coherent narratives and vivid horrors in both the original and second take.A spin-off...

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Independent Films hosting open casting calls

Angelo Angel February 21, 2016

Kent State Independent Films (KSUIF) is holding open casting calls for its upcoming online web series “Mr. Spectacular” on Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m in Franklin Hall, Room 110.The casting is currently...

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

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...

Pitcher Nick Jensen-Clagg throws the ball during a game against Rider University at Schoonover Stadium on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Kent State baseball wins weekend series over Buffalo

Andrew Bugel May 6, 2015

The bats came alive in game two and three of last weekend's three-game series for the Kent State baseball team (26-19, 13-8 Mid-American Conference) against the University at Buffalo.After a rough game...

Softball splits rivalry series with Akron

Zac Sommer April 12, 2015

The Kent State softball team (24-9, 5-2 Mid-American Conference) ended a home Friday doubleheader with a split against MAC rival University of Akron (14-18, 2-5 MAC).After dropping the first game 2-1 in...

Baseball wins first home series of season against Rider University

Andrew Bugel March 15, 2015

The Kent State baseball team won games on Friday and Sunday to take the series win against Rider University over the weekend. Backed by impressive pitching from the starters, Kent State allowed...

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