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Five student holidays worth staying on campus for

Neville Hardman August 28, 2015

1. Halloween Parties line College Ave. and University Dr. as the sidewalks flood with costumed students. Ashton Wade, a junior American Sign Language major, said her first Kent Halloween was cut short...

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence, or CUE, is located off the Esplanade between Lake and Olson halls.

Kent State’s Hidden Treasures

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

In your first few days at Kent State, it’s almost a given that you’ll have to go on a variety of tours, informative sessions and listen to guest speakers talk about the university.However, there are...

Forward Calli Rinicella recieves a pass during the soccer game against the University at Buffalo on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. The Flashes lost, 2-0.

Soccer team looks to avenge MAC quarterfinal loss

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

Coach Rob Marinaro only has three seniors this season, but enough of his team was around for the 2014 season to end in a Mid-American Conference quarterfinal loss to make a difference this year.The Flashes,...

Sophomore forward Madison Thompson races toward the ball during the MAC championship game against Ohio University on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Kent State won the championship, 2-0.

Field hockey pressing conference dominance to next level

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

Field hockey coach Kathleen Wiler knows the Mid-American Conference well.Wiler, entering her 10th season in charge of the Flashes’ program, boasts a 53-23 conference record in her tenure with the team....

Fans hold up a Kent Stater issue which reads, Bash the Bulls! Go Flashes! at the Kent State mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

How to be a good KSU fan

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

When the Ohio State Buckeyes won the College Football Playoff National Championship in January, national media outlets picked up stories about students setting fires and tearing down a goal post in Columbus. I...

Students can take part in intramural sports

Shayla Pierce August 28, 2015

Kent State offers a wide variety of options for intramural sports throughout the school year, with the fall leagues starting soon after move-in.The fall semester will hold five different leagues including...

Sophomore forward Marquiez Lawrence goes for the net during a game against Toledo in the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The Flashes beat the Rockets, 67-60.

Most successful Kent State teams throughout the past 15 years

Shayla Pierce August 28, 2015

Men’s Basketball: The Kent State basketball team recorded six conference championships and four conference tournament championships within the last 15 years. In 2002, the team, a No. 10 seed, made it...

Kent States volleyball team cheers each other on during the game against MAC opponent Ohio University on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

Young volleyball team to be battle-tested early

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

Growing up in the Mid-American Conference is no small task for incoming Kent State recruits, but coach Don Gromala said he’s already told his team that everyone will need to serve their roles for the...

Senior wide receiver Josh Boyle completes a pass in the end zone, scoring one of the two touchdowns at the game against the University of Massachusetts on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Football program looks for execution, not change in style

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

Most might think coach Paul Haynes and his coaching staff went into panic mode at the end of their 2-9 2014 campaign, but the fact of the matter is, Haynes said his team isn’t changing much.“We don’t...

Austin Bennett

Opinion: Kent State shows optimism despite Akron’s recent cuts

Austin Bennett August 28, 2015

As the state continues to decrease funding for higher education, colleges and universities face difficult decisions to maintain affordability.In May, the University of Akron’s President Scott Scarborough...

Chiamaka Uwagba

Opinion: An international student at Kent State University

Chiamaka Uwagba August 28, 2015

As an international student from Nigeria, my first semester at Kent State was a little scary. Learning a new culture and how things work around campus was a little sketchy. There were times when I felt...

Toni Hunt

Opinion: Coming to college clueless, leaving with wisdom

Toni Hunt August 28, 2015

Your initial thoughts of college usually consists of class work, Greek life and college parties, but as the semester flies by, you begin to realize that those thoughts are minute compared to the many lessons...

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