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Kent Wired

Senior Drew Johnson competes at the MAC Championship in Ypsilanti, Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 30. 

Cross country finishes season with two top-50 runners

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 14, 2021

It was 2014 the last time the Kent State cross country team had a runner place in the top-50 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships in Evansville, Indiana. The Flashes had two this year. Senior...

Farley and Ba highlight second straight cross country meet

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 21, 2021

Kent State cross country coach James Croft went into the All-Ohio Championships in Cedarville, Ohio with a race plan designed to boost his runners’ performances and, in turn, raise his team up the scoreboard. But...

Dr. Jerry M. Lewis, professor emeritus of sociology at Kent State University, and witness to the events of May 4, 1970. He is pictured with the pagoda and Taylor Hall in the background in 2010.

Former professor, faculty marshal reflects on May 4 tragedy before 51st commemoration

Zoë Blank Reporter May 3, 2021

Jerry M. Lewis believes the events of May 4, 1970, are a transformative part of Kent State’s history that should be remembered. Lewis served as a faculty marshal and was an eyewitness to the shootings...

Three Kent State athletes take MAC track and field titles

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State track and field athletes won three championships at this week’s Mid-American Conference indoor meet.The men’s team finished third out of four teams while the women’s team finished sixth...

Women’s cross country, men’s Alex Stamper start their fall season with a win

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor November 8, 2020

The Kent State women’s cross country team and men’s runner Alex Stamper both opened their fall season with a win on Friday, Nov. 6.The men’s and women’s team both competed in the 52nd annual Tommy...

How poll workers play a key role on Election Day

Poll workers are the backbone of Election Day. But what happens when you don’t have enough workers?The coronavirus pandemic has brought new challenges to the Portage County Board of Elections, causing...

Kent State Recreation Center reopens with restrictions

Becca SagarisReporter September 3, 2020

The Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) reopened Aug. 17, but due to the current pandemic, updates and adaptations have been made in order to keep patrons safe and healthy.In...

Student files class action lawsuit against Kent State to recoup tuition and fees

Paige Bennett News Lab August 2, 2020

A Kent State student has filed a class action lawsuit against the university for not fully refunding tuition and fees after in-person classes were canceled in spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

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