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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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Kent States Jenna Hellstrom gets tangled up with Toledos Gabby Epelman while chasing after the ball during a game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The Flashes won 3-0.

The Hellstrom era: Canadian sisters leave their mark on KSU soccer

Cole Oswald Reporter February 14, 2022

While Jenna Hellstrom was busy becoming one of the greatest players in Kent State soccer history from 2013 to 2016, her younger sister Karly was attempting to create her own path without following in her...

Trucks and supporters travel down Bloor Street during a demonstration in support of a trucker convoy in Ottawa protesting COVID-19 restrictions, in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Crowds of demonstrators join rallies across Canada as Covid-19 trucker protests spread

Paula Newton CNN February 7, 2022

(CNN) -- From the western province of Alberta, moving east to Quebec City, and in cities and towns in between, thousands of Canadians have hit the streets in trucks, tractors, cars and on foot to protest...

 

Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

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A Home Away From Home: Caribbean student group looks for renewed representation at Kent State

Brianna Camp Reporter April 28, 2021

SOCA is back and ready for action. Founded in 2017, the Student Organization of Caribbean Alliance has had its ups and downs, but this year the group is trying to reorganize and re-establish itself on...

Brianne Tierney has been head coach of the Kent State women’s lacrosse team since the program was launched in 2016.

The halo effect: Building a lacrosse hotbed from scratch

Owen MacMIllan Sports Reporter April 22, 2021

The inaugural season of the Mid-American Conference’s women’s lacrosse league is approaching an end, marking a huge step forward for the spread of women’s lacrosse in the Midwest.Lacrosse is traditionally...

OPINION: How The Weeknd made 2020 his year

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 30, 2021

Earlier this month, the Grammys came and went yet again with limited in-person guests and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah hosting the show. The show came and went off without a hitch with its lowest...

OPINION: Veganism and racial awareness

If you go to Sweet Earth’s website you will find recipes for dishes such as chipotle seitan empanadas, seitan matar and a curry ‘buddha’ bowl. What does Buddha have to do with the last dish? Absolutely...

Matthew Trickett starts the scoring in the fourth quarter with a 45-yard field goal to extend Kent State’s lead to 23-3.

Trickett leaving Kent State football program

Owen MacMillan Sports Reporter February 2, 2021

Two-time all Mid-American Conference first team kicker Matthew Trickett announced on Twitter yesterday that he will enter the transfer portal and leave Kent State.This is a blow to the Kent State football...

Corey Conners chipping out of a sand trap at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Conners was wearing a poppy pin in honor of Remembrance Day. Taken from Conners’ Twitter account (@coreconn). Nov. 11, 2020.

Conners cracks top 10 at The Masters

Owen MacMillan Sports editor November 15, 2020

2014 Kent State grad Corey Conners finished tied for 10th in the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.Kent State golf has a long and prestigious history, but cracking the top 10 at...

Kent State President Todd Diacon revealed three finalists for the universitys senior vice president and provost position. Pictured finalists are Teri Balser, left; Melody Tankersley, middle; and Montse Fuentes, right. 

Finalists announced for Kent State’s senior vice president and provost position

President Todd Diacon revealed three finalists for Kent State’s senior vice president and provost position, with over 65 years of service in higher education combined between the three.An 18-person committee...

Conners, Pendrith and Hughes pose together with Golden Flash driver covers during U.S. Open practice rounds, Sept. 16.

Three former Flashes compete in U.S. Open (copy)

Dante Centofanti Reporter September 20, 2020

The Kent State men’s golf team is no stranger to major championships. The program was put on the map in 2003 when Ben Curtis won the 132nd Open Championship at Royal St George. 17 years later, and...

Conners, Pendrith and Hughes pose together with Golden Flash driver covers during U.S. Open practice rounds, Sept. 16.

Three former Flashes compete in U.S. Open

Dante Centofanti Reporter September 20, 2020

The Kent State men’s golf team is no stranger to major championships. The program was put on the map in 2003 when Ben Curtis won the 132nd Open Championship at Royal St George. 17 years later, and...

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