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Junior guard Megan Carter attempts a layup against Buffalo’s tight defense during the second half on March 13 2019, Kent State lost, 85-52.  

The battles of Megan Carter

Gina Butkovich Sports editor November 20, 2019

When 14-year-old Megan Carter went up for a jump shot at AAU basketball practice, she landed awkwardly on her knee.It hurt every day for three months.She sat with her dad in the doctor’s office, waiting...

Top 5 things that send students to the ER

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 14, 2019

The most common reasons students go to the ER include chest pain, abdominal pain, head injuries, severe lacerations and musculoskeletal injuries, Dr. Lisa Dannemiller the interim chief university physician...

Matt Poe

Opinion: NFL finally admits what we already knew about CTE

Matt Poe March 15, 2016

An NFL official, for the first time, admitted that there is a probable link to the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and playing football long-term.The NFL’s...

Redshirt junior Jimmy Hall prepares to drive to the rim against the Northern Illinois defender on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center. The Flashes beat the Huskies 75-74.

Hall adjusting as Flashes fight through injuries

Stephen Means February 9, 2016

Two weeks ago, the Kent State men’s basketball team (15-8, 6-4 Mid-American Conference) sat atop the MAC, riding a five game winning streak.The Flashes have done a complete 180 after losing vital players...

Overcoming Obstacles: Gymnasts battle injuries

Megan McEldowney April 26, 2015

Kent State gymnast Whitnee Johnson shows off her ability to perform through an injury while on the uneven bars.Gymnastics may look graceful up close, but behind the scenes, it is a brutal and demanding...

How to prevent and treat exercise-related injuries

Katie Leyton March 17, 2015

Let me play devil’s advocate: Exercising can be bad for you. Despite the health benefits, exercising can take a toll on your body and cause serious health problems, that is, if you’re not careful.I...

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