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Editor’s Note: Nothing’s changed

Jimmy Miller October 16, 2016

It’s been 166 days since we released, “Losing Dylan: A mother’s story” and nothing’s changed. Heroin is still a prevalent and grave epidemic on a local and national scale.“Losing Dylan” was...

Fifth-year senior Colin Reardon answers questions from reporters about his switch from quarterback to wide receiver at the Kent State football team’s media day at Dix Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.

Reardon adjusts to new role in senior season

Jimmy Miller August 31, 2016

During a postseason meeting last winter, Kent State football team head coach Paul Haynes—along with his assistant coaching staff—asked Colin Reardon, who will enter his fifth season with the Flashes...

Storms crash Blastoff

Jimmy Miller, Skye Mceowen August 28, 2016

Stormy skies and an eventual rain shower cut short Kent State’s annual back-to-school “Blastoff” event, the finale of this year’s Welcome Weekend.Undergraduate Student Government president Sam...

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Opinion: Miami University’s Greek life situation is ugly for everyone

Jimmy Miller February 28, 2016

Over the weekend, I took a trip to Oxford, Ohio to see my friend perform in Miami University’s “Pride and Prejudice.” Even for me, a guy who rolls his eyes at the thought of reading classic literature,...

Former Kent State softball coach Karen Linder

Former Kent State softball player files lawsuit against university for alleged rape cover-up

Former Kent State softball player Lauren Kesterson filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Kent State and former softball coach Karen Linder, alleging Kesterson was raped by Linder’s son, a then-varsity baseball...

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Kent State alumna killed in hit-and-run

Jimmy Miller December 28, 2015

Kent State graduate Ali Fuhrman, 24, was pronounced dead early Sunday morning after a hit-and-run car accident in Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania.According to reports from Erie News Now and,...

ROTC vans

Two indicted in ROTC van arson

Jimmy Miller October 4, 2015

A Portage county grand jury indicted two suspects in last February’s ROTC van arson, the Kent State Police Department announced Friday.Emilio O. Vidal, 23, from Broadview Heights, and Evan M.K. Ecklund,...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren and Kent State alumnus and current New England Patriots player Julian Edelman get ready to start the Kent State Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Edelman returned to his alma mater to take part in the Homecoming parade as Grand Marshal. 

Patriots’ receiver comes home to Kent State

Jimmy Miller October 4, 2015

NFL wide receiver Julian Edelman finally got his chance to meet with his former team Friday night.In an interview Tuesday, Edelman said he hadn’t talked to the Kent State football team because of his...

Kent States Junior middle blocker Bridget Wilhelm goes up for a spike during their game against MAC opponents Ohio University in the M.A.C. Center on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The flashes lost the game 3-1 bringing their overall record to 12-12.

Athlete of the Week: Bridget Wilhelm

Jimmy Miller September 7, 2015

Last week, Kent State’s senior middle blocker Bridget Wilhelm earned the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week honors for the fourth time in her career. Her 37 kills and...

Kent State drops season opener to Illinois

Ian Flickinger and Jimmy Miller September 7, 2015

 One day after lightning strikes delayed the Golden Flashes’ first game of the 2015-2016 season, the Illinois Fighting Illini poured on the offense on their way to a commanding 52-3 win.The Golden Flashes...

Places that accept FlashCash

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

On-campus locations:All Dining Services LocationsAll Food Court MerchantsCampus Vending MachinesCopiers and printers on campusThe Tech SpotUniversity LibrariesFood 4 Thought Cafe (213 White Hall)KSU Golf...

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence, or CUE, is located off the Esplanade between Lake and Olson halls.

Kent State’s Hidden Treasures

Jimmy Miller August 28, 2015

In your first few days at Kent State, it’s almost a given that you’ll have to go on a variety of tours, informative sessions and listen to guest speakers talk about the university.However, there are...

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