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Mapping Akron project encourages meaning of community within its neighborhoods

Angelia Kellhofer, Reporter May 2, 2023

The Wick Poetry Center is a credential resource for students to express their voice and work towards a goal of better understanding of what it means to be a part of a community. Wick currently conducts...

Women’s lacrosse dominates Akron ahead of big game

Matthew Franos , Reporter April 21, 2023

Last Saturday, the Kent State women’s lacrosse team suffered a one point loss to Robert Morris. Wednesday, the Flashes dominated the school down the road in a 19-6 victory. Senior attack and Kent...

Protesters gather in Akron following grand jury decision

Gabby Jonas, TV2 Reporter April 19, 2023

A "Justice for Jayland Walker" event and protest was held in Akron Tuesday following a grand jury decided not to indict eight Akron police officers involved in the shooting death of Jayland Walker last...

OPINION: Jayland Walker deserves justice

Grace Clarke, Opinion Writer April 18, 2023

Jayland Walker. This is the name of yet another Black male murdered unjustly – and served no justice. In June of 2022, Walker was murdered – and suffered a brutal overkill. Walker was initially...

Grand jury declines to indict Akron police officers in killing of Jayland Walker

Eric Levenson, CNN April 17, 2023

CNN– A special grand jury in Ohio declined to indict the Akron police officers who fatally shot Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, dozens of times after a car chase last year. The grand jury concluded...

Outfielder Josh Johnson, a then-senior, swings at the ball during a game against Akron on April 15, 2023.

Baseball sweeps its way to the top of the MAC standings

Jacob Shondel, Reporter April 17, 2023

Kent State’s baseball outscored Akron in their weekend series, 35-9, en route to a three-game sweep.  The Flashes, who now sit at the top of the Mid-American Conference at 12-3, have an overall record...

The Kent State mens basketball team reacts to their seeding in the NCAA Tournament at Water St. Tavern in Kent, Ohio, Sunday. Kent State played UCLA as a 14 seed in the South region in 2017.

Men’s basketball gets back to dancing – six years later

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 16, 2023

After six years, the Kent State men’s basketball team is back in the NCAA tournament. Assistant coach Jon Fleming and graduate student Kevin Zabo went from being players to now working under coach...

Jalen Sullinger celebrates after landing a crucial 3-point-shot at the MAC Mens Basketball tournament semifinals March 10.

Men’s basketball defeats Akron advancing to MAC championship

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 11, 2023

Last season, the Kent State men’s basketball team lost 75-55 to Akron in the Mid-American Conference tournament championship. Friday, the Flashes defeated the Zips in the semifinals 79-73, advancing...

Redshirt senior guard Sincere Carry scores a point against the Akron Zips while Trendon Hankerson attempts to block him.

‘I wasn’t going to lose tonight’: Carry’s season-high pushes men’s basketball past school down the road

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 4, 2023

With four seconds left in regulation, the Kent State men’s basketball team led 72-69. Akron guard Xavier Castaneda attempted a game-tying 3-pointer when he was fouled by redshirt senior Malique Jacobs...

Akron makes 22: Men’s basketball outlasts TSDTR in overtime

Jacob Shondel, Reporter March 4, 2023

The Kent State men’s basketball team has the second-longest home winning streak in the NCAA right now after defeating Akron 89-84 in overtime Friday.  The win marks the Flashes' 22nd home victory....

The Kent State womens basketball team forms a huddle after securing a victory over Akron during the wagon wheel game Feb. 18, 2023.

Women’s basketball completes season sweep in 41 point win against Akron

Lucas Baker , Reporter February 18, 2023

The Kent State women’s basketball team’s 41-point win was the largest margin of victory over Akron since 1998, completing the season sweep.  KSU’s 87-46 win was the team's 10th home win of the...

“We need to do better”: as men’s basketball falls to TSDTR

Jacob Shondel, Reporter February 4, 2023

In last season's Mid-American Conference championship game, the Kent State men’s basketball team scored 55 points against Akron. Friday in Akron, the Flashes repeated themselves, losing  67-55 to...

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