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Students use Rate my Professors to help schedule classes

Chelsea Graff August 27, 2015

When frantically scheduling for next semester’s classes at 12:01 a.m. as hundreds of other students try to get into a class with 20 open seats, it can be difficult to decide which professor will provide...


Top apps to download before coming to Kent State

Brittany Anderson August 27, 2015

Incoming freshmen will need to use up-to-date mobile applications to help aid them to a successful college career. From storing your documents to checking your GPA on-the-go, these five apps will help...

Carolina Saguero, 18, left, of South Los Angeles, a freshman at Cal State Northridge, is photographed inside her dorm room that she shares with Marlissa Frey, 18, right, of Santa Clarita, also a freshman, on August 26, 2013. Next to Frey is her friend Ricky Escalante, 18, who was visiting. 

How to deal with roommate conflicts

Dara Sander August 27, 2015

For all incoming freshmen and returning students living in the residence halls, learning how to get along and resolve conflicts with roommates is an important part of the college dorm experience.Jill Church,...

Smartphone Tactics: Apps you’ll need to succeed

Taylor Williams August 23, 2014

Most college students these days have a smartphone. Whether you’re an incoming freshman looking for a way to connect with your fellow classmates or an upperclassman wanting to stay in shape or jam to...

KSU football preview: Flashes face imperative 2014

Ray Strickland August 23, 2014

OffenseAfter struggling last season, Kent State looks to redeem itself from a disappointing 2013-2014 campaign. Kent State had a difficult time on the offensive side of the ball last year, particularly...

Do up your dorm: A college grad’s tips to spice up your seemingly lifeless new living space

Cassie Neiden August 22, 2014

The best part about your new “home away from home” is being able to make it your own. If you are living in the dorms, there isn’t much space to work with. And chances are you’ll be sharing that...

Biking on campus: Getting around campus on two wheels

Anna Hoffman August 22, 2014

If the paper you are currently holding in your hands is not already proof enough, there are plenty of things to do in and around Kent. Whether on campus or downtown, you will no doubt want to check out...

Kent State Sports: Summer recap

Richie Mulhall August 22, 2014

While most Kent State students head home for the summer, many Kent State student-athletes competed in a variety of games, playoffs, tournaments and even national competitions.BaseballIn May, the Flashes...

FlashCard: A student’s pass for prizes and food

Josh Yager August 21, 2014

With only a FlashCard, the student ID needed to attend most events on campus, students can earn points for prizes on campus and purchase food or go shopping downtown.“You can get a FlashCard at any campus,”...

You’re not in high school anymore: The difference between high school & college athletics

Patrick Shade August 21, 2014

So you’re about to go to your very first Kent State sporting event as a Golden Flash and you’re wondering what to expect. You’ve probably competed in or attended sporting events at your school district...

Joining Greek life provides friendship, community and fun

Jacqueline DeMate August 21, 2014

The first week of school begins the recruitment process for anyone hoping to join a fraternity or sorority this school year. Kent State has seven sororities and 18 fraternities that are divided amongst...

TechHelp supports student technology with advice

Taylor Williams August 21, 2014

College students are constantly surrounded by technology, whether it’s a cell phone, laptop, camera, video recorder, etc. At some point this technology could cause stress or problems for them. Kent State...

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