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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State Senior Mariah Modkins dribbles the ball down the court during the game against University at Buffalo on Feb. 26, 2022.

Women’s basketball blown out on Senior Day

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter February 27, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-10, 9-9 Mid-American Conference) lost to the University at Buffalo (20-8, 14-4 MAC) by a final score of 82-64 Saturday. “Kinda ran into a buzz saw today...

Kent State sophomore Casey Santoro switches directions as she maneuvers down the court.

Women’s basketball blown out on Senior Day

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 27, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-10, 9-9 Mid-American Conference) lost to the University at Buffalo (20-8, 14-4 MAC) by a final score of 82-64 Saturday.“Kinda ran into a buzz saw today against...

Cheyenne Pretola ends her floor routine with flourish during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics wins meet despite lackluster performance

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 21, 2022

After defeating Bowling Green in Sunday’s Pink Meet, Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin was disappointed. “This was overall our worst performance of the year,” Biggin said. “Yeah, I’m...

Senior Colin McCracken attempts to pin a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 27-9.

Wrestlers confident heading into regular-season finale

Noah Keeney Reporter February 17, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team is headlined by three of the hottest wrestlers in the Mid-American Conference.The Flashes are led by junior Jake Ferri, senior Colin McCracken and junior Brady Chrisman, and...

Exercise infographic

How exercise can benefit mental health

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 30, 2021

Fitness and exercise may be a way to build muscle, lose some weight, increase metabolism and improve your overall physique, but one thing that can motivate many people to stay active is the sense of overall...

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...

Sophomore guard Hannah Young (32) drives the ball during the women’s basketball game on Feb. 12, 2020 against the the University of Akron. Kent State won the game 60-55.

Kent State victorious over Akron on the road

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter February 13, 2020

With 1:39 to go in the game, sophomore guard Hannah Young grabbed her sixth offensive rebound and dished it out to sophomore forward Lindsey Thall who drained the clutch triple to put Kent State up 54-53...

Members of the Kent Alumni band were able to join current members in cheering on the men’s basketball team in their game against Akron on Jan. 31. Courtesy of the McDonnell family.

Band alumni return to cheer on Flashes

Shelby Reeves Reporter January 31, 2020

Kent band alumni came together Friday to attend the men's basketball game against Akron and pack the MACC in gold. A record number of 35 alumni signed up for this event. These members were able to join...

Yingfei Jiang

Kent State graduate student publishes research paper on dual-mode smart window

Every person who has ever gotten inside a car that’s been sitting in the sun for a period of time knows the annoying, dreaded pain that follows when they sit down on the hot car seat. It can be a similar...

Information on Strategic Esports, including the class schedule and CRNs, can be found on this flyer.

First semester of Kent State’s Esports course coming in spring 2020

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter November 18, 2019

Kent State is introducing a course entirely covering esports for the spring 2020 semester. Esports is competitive online gaming.“This course is one of the first Esports classes to be offered in Northeast...

Ashland and Edinboro continued to battle following the Flashes quick win over Mercyhurst on Nov. 2, 2019.

Kent State wrestling starts season 2-1 after Saturday’s season opener

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter November 2, 2019

Kent State wrestling’s Colin McCracken beat Edinboro University’s Dylan Reynolds, ranked 19th in the country, in the 197 weight class despite dropping the match to the Fighting Scots. The Flashes...

The downsides, health concerns of pre-workout

It’s hard for busy college students to have the energy to juggle classes and homework, let alone get to the gym every day. Relying on a caffeine supplement to give you a boost of energy may seem like...

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