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Liberty beats Flashes baseball in Virginia

Nick Pedone Sports reporter March 8, 2020

Kent State’s baseball team avoided slipping to .500 on Friday in Lynchburg, Virginia with a 3-2 victory versus Liberty University.Kevin Dobos supplied the offensive scoring for the Flashes as the junior...

Former Kent State Field Hockey Coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court.

Former field hockey coach files lawsuit against university for gender, pay discrimination

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 6, 2020

Editor's Note: Kathleen Wiler resigned in February 2019, ahead of Kent State field hockey's 2019 season.Former Kent State field hockey coach Kathleen Wiler sued the university in federal court Tuesday...

Women’s golf struggles in Nothrop Grumman Invitational, weakest performance all season

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 11, 2020

For the first time in the 2019-2020 season, Kent State women’s golf was not able to finish in first or second place. The Flashes had consistently placed No. 1 or No. 2 all season until the Northrop Grumman...

(From left) Sophomore Korie Davis II and Freshman Justin Dwyer compete against Akron during the 400 meter dash at the Kent State Fieldhouse Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. 

Flashes success in weight throw, shot put not enough against Akron

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 24, 2020

Kent State men’s track and field finished in first place in five events Friday night at the Akron Dual, its first home meet of the season. The Flashes’ late performance wasn’t enough in their 84-67...

Kent State women’s basketball improves to 3-2 in the MAC

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 18, 2020

Miami University took a 75-74 lead with 55 seconds left in the game. It was the first time the Redhawks had the lead since the first quarter when they were up 6-5. Going into the fourth quarter, the Kent...

Women’s track and field struggle with long jump, finish first in shot put

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 17, 2020

Junior Grace Tennant and sophomore Gabrielle Bailey finished in first and second place in the shot put event at the Youngstown Invitational Friday. It was the best rankings in the event for the Kent State...

Men’s track and field win in pole vault, high jump

Amanda Levine Sports editor January 17, 2020

Kent State men’s track and field team had two individuals finish in first place in their events at the Youngstown Invitational. Senior Christian Champen finished first in the pole vault with a distance...

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OPINION: Metal detectors profile students, not protect students

Amanda Levine Assigning editor December 4, 2019

There’s only one entrance to Frank McCourt High School. There are several other doors that exit to the street, but students can only enter the building from one side. In the lobby, before you walk up...

Megan Carter scores 1,000th point, leads team to victory

Amanda Levine Assigning editor December 3, 2019

Senior guard Megan Carter became the 22nd player in Kent State women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points. She led the Flashes with 21 points in a 81-58 win over St. Bonaventure.“Thinking back...

Ron Jones, a member of the Akron-Canton Proud Boys, tends to their table that displays a collection of guns.

O’Rourke calls for change during campus visit

Wearing a gray and yellow Kent State hat, U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke addressed a crowd on Risman Plaza Wednesday evening. The presidential candidate talked on issues ranging from gun control to...

Kent City Council updates rental regulations

Amanda Levine August 27, 2019

The Kent Community Development Department recently revised its rental inspection protocol with the addition of “a minor amendment to the 2016 ordinance to remove surplus language and add clarifying language,”...

The program that Herb Page built: How the KSU men’s golf coach created a national powerhouse

Amanda Levine October 14, 2018

In the doorway of the Ferrara & Page Golf Training and Learning Facility, there’s a plaque dedicated to Ben Curtis, the winner of the 2003 Open Championship and a former Kent State all-American. In...

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