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Kent Wired

Senior attacker Kelli Bailey and junior midfielder Lexi Piekarski talk during the Kent State lacrosse teams loss against Robert Morris on Wednesday, March 2 in Kent, Ohio. 

In its closest game ever against Robert Morris, lacrosse team falls to reigning MAC champion 11-8

Jacob Shondel Reporter March 2, 2022

In the four-year history of Kent State lacrosse, the Flashes have never beaten defending Mid-American Conference champion Robert Morris. Before Wednesday, they had lost four previous games by an average...

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) holds the Lamar Hunt trophy after an AFC championship NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Bengals won 27-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Joe Burrow: NFL’s ‘Joe Brrr’ is proving quite a diamond for the Cincinnati Bengals

Ben MorseCNN January 31, 2022

(CNN) -- "Cartier glasses, I won't even peek at you."Super Bowl-bound Joe Burrow—and his swag—is sweeping all before him.The 25-year-old quarterback used the lyric from Lil Baby in the 2018 song "Yes...

“Textures” art exhibition sparks conversation on Black hair

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 10, 2021

When sophomore fashion merchandising major Kennedi Stinnette walked the halls of her high school in Kalamazoo, Michigan, she saw a sea of hair that looked nothing like hers.“I went to a predominantly...

OPINION: Different types of energy can coexist

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer April 23, 2021

Two weeks ago, I was in the state of Texas — specifically West Texas. It was only the twelfth different state I’ve been to, and it was the first “new” state I’ve been to in almost a decade. Texas...

OPINION: Ohio doesn’t just want passenger rail, it NEEDS it

Logan Heffelman Opinion Writer March 9, 2021

The first railroad line in Ohio was completed in 1836 and eventually connected Toledo, Ohio, with Adrian, Michigan. At the time the 33-mile journey took three hours to make. The modern Shinkansen (bullet...

Kent State’s mascot Flash Guy shows off KSU2U drive-in events in various Ohio locations. Courtesy of Kent State Admissions Office employees Erica Collins and Corey Stamco.

KSU2U: Drive-in recruitment for prospective students

Morgan McGrath Feature writer November 20, 2020

With the rise of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. over the past few weeks, public spaces like restaurants, shopping centers and universities have implemented increasingly strict restrictions to minimize the...

Bridget Dunn signed with Kent State womens basketball from Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. Nov. 12, 2020.

Athletes sign letters of intent to become Golden Flashes

Kathryn Rajnicek, Sports Reporter Owen MacMillan, Sports Editor November 12, 2020

The early signing period for 2021-22 freshman athletes began today, and Kent State brought in plenty of new talent this year. Over a dozen athletes across six sports signed letters of intent to become...

Sophomore midfielder Meghan Cawood [33] cradles the ball down the field during the women’s lacrosse game on Feb. 28, 2020. Kent State University lost 18-9 against Butler University.

Kent State women’s lacrosse loses to Butler University in home opener

Mason Lawlor Sports reporter February 28, 2020

Kent State women’s lacrosse dropped a tough match against the Butler Bulldogs, 18-9, in its first home game of 2020 Friday afternoon. The Flashes battled back throughout most of the second half, cutting...

Kent State Women’s Lacrosse team drops season opener at Ohio State, 22-11

Mason Lawlor Sports reporter February 13, 2020

The Kent State women’s lacrosse squad finally began their season Wednesday night following the cancellation of their Feb. 7 game against Cincinnati, falling short to the Ohio State Buckeyes, 22-11, in...

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Opinion: Cincinnati bridge collapse an eye-opener for construction and infrastructure safety

Carley Hull January 21, 2015

On Monday, a Cincinnati highway overpass collapsed over I-75, killing a construction worker inside an excavator and injuring a truck driver. On Monday, a Cincinnati highway overpass collapsed over I-75,...

Philadelphia Phillies Cody Asche on his solo homerun in the eighth inning. The Phillies beat the Texas Rangers 14-10, at the Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas on opening day, Monday, March 31, 2014. (Ron Cortes/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT)

Opening day highlights around baseball

Associated Press March 31, 2014

A Cincinnati Reds loss, an extra-inning walkoff win and a high-scoring battle were just some of the highlights of Monday’s first day of Major League Baseball action. Here are some of the top stories,...

Cincy, Cleveland, Columbus make RNC convention cut

Julie Carr Smyth, AP February 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's three largest cities — Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus — have been named finalists in the competition to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.Republican National...

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