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AUGUST 7, 2019 - New York, NY: CNN AMERICA UNDER ASSAULT: The Gun Crisis Town Hall moderated by Chris Cuomo in New York, New York on August 7, 2019. (Photo by David Scott Holloway)

CNN fires Chris Cuomo

Brian Stelter, CNN Business December 4, 2021

(CNN) -- CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been "terminated" by the network, "effective immediately."The announcement came after an outside law firm was retained to review information about...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

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...

CNNs Larry King interviews former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 in Houston, TX. John Nowak/CNN

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

Tom Kludt and Brad Parks, CNN January 23, 2021

(CNN) -- Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87.His son, Chance, confirmed King's death...

Defense and offensive lines getting set up before the start of a play at the fall scrimmage before the start of the season on Aug. 19 2019.

Kent State football prepares for a unique season

Owen MacMillan Sports editor October 6, 2020

Kent State football is set to play on Wednesday, Nov. 4 for the first time since the Flashes’ bowl game win last winter.All fall sports had been postponed to the spring, but a vote by the Mid-American...

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OPINION: The cultural greatness of ‘Game of Thrones’

Alex Cala March 8, 2019

Ahead of its April 14 premiere, the trailer for the eighth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” was released Tuesday, marking the beginning of the end for a series which deserves a deep examination...

Kyle Fitch

Opinion: College gadgets worth your investment

Kyle Fitch September 6, 2017

College offers a litany of stressful encounters, and coming in with the right equipment to get the year started is crucial.Professors immediately start assigning work, overdue papers start piling up and...

Katherine Langford in 13 Reasons Why.

Danger in fiction: How Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’ raised alarms with a single scene

Benjamin VanHoose May 9, 2017

Normally, this is where a spoiler alert would be, but that type of warning would imply that the reader should watch the show at hand.Some professionals in Kent would urge otherwise when it comes to one...

Award-winning journalist discusses diversity in television

Anthony Cornwell November 19, 2015

Soledad O’Brien, award-winning broadcast journalist, philanthropist and chairman of Starfish Media Group, told an audience of around 450 about diversity in television and everyday life.O’Brien began...

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Opinion: HBO’s new online streaming service a murky advertisement

Carley Hull April 6, 2015

It’s hard living in the spoiler age. Yes, it’s first world problem hard, but enough to make a seemingly sane person completely paranoid. Becoming a “Game of Thrones” fan without HBO, and after...

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

Opinion: Floating Upstream: Netflix and friends’ TV dominance

Mike Richards March 29, 2015

As we speak, even before we spoke, while you’re thinking about speaking, thinking about thinking, breathing probably, Netflix owns your soul. And that’s OK, bow to your digital streaming service overlords...

Our View: The Legacy of Inspiration of Leonard Nimoy

KS Editors March 1, 2015

Leonard Nimoy’s death is a terrible loss in the hearts of many. His kind heart and distinctive voice moved many who watched him as both an actor and as a person. Easily recognized as Spock, the half-human,...

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