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Sophomore Nila Blackford (4) fights through a sea of Buffalo defenders to get to the basket. Blackford would have a 12 point, 18 rebound double-double, but Kent State lost 73-66 and was eliminated from the MAC tournament. March 10, 2021.

Kent State women’s basketball 2021-22 season preview

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter November 4, 2021

Kent State’s women’s basketball team will start the 2021-2022 campaign Wednesday, Nov. 10 on the road against Northern Kentucky University.The Flashes have 10 returning members on its 15 person roster...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

Kent and Akron football players run down the field at Dix Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Golden Flashes polled to win Mid-American Conference East division

Kelsey Paulus Reporter August 13, 2021

The Kent State Golden Flashes football team has been polled to be the winners of the Mid-American Conference East Division. The Flashes have been on the upswing for the past few years under the direction...

Michael Daniels, director of the Student Multicultural Center.

SMC welcomes Black students, faculty, local business owners at Juneteenth celebration

Nicole Lew Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State ballroom was filled with music, dancing and warm embraces Friday in celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Black students, faculty and business owners gathered at the Student...

Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

Kent States Tervell Beck (14) tries to block Western Michigan guard Michael Flowers as he cuts to the basket during a Jan. 18 game in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

In game of runs, Flashes run out of gas

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor January 18, 2020

The Kent State men’s basketball team battled back and forth with Western Michigan University all game, but WMU caught all the momentum late.For the final four minutes and 39 seconds of the game the Flashes...

The Student Ombuds office located on the second floor of the Kent Student Center, room 250 is available to any student, or other member of the university to discuss any complaint or appeal regarding academic or non-academic issues.

Resources at Kent State that protect and serve

Kent State University students and faculty have access to a myriad of resources to help protect themselves, including Student Ombuds and the Office of Student Conduct.In a Kentwired article, it outlines...

Kent State soccer goes 0-2 on road

Dante Centofanti September 1, 2019

The Kent State women's soccer team remains winless so far in their 2019 campaign, as they fall to the University of Denver 1-0.The team once again failed to score for 90 minutes, and failed to defend well...

The basketball court in the M.A.C. Center received its largest renovation since 2006.

Kent State basketball court gets overhaul

Alex Cossin July 17, 2017

Kent State’s M.A.C. Center basketball court received its largest renovation since 2006.“It looks great,” said Rob Senderoff, men’s basketball coach.The new court features a large Flash logo in...

Former Tulane University guard Kain Harris announced on Sun., July 9, 2017, he will transfer to Kent State via Twitter.

Flashes men’s basketball add Kain Harris to lineup

Alex Cossin July 13, 2017

Kent State men’s basketball team picked up former Tulane University guard Kain Harris for the 2018-2019 season.“He’s an incredible athlete,” said coach Rob Senderoff.After redshirting this upcoming...

Kent State basketball strength coach critical to program’s success

Alex Cossin June 27, 2017

Music and voices echoed up a dim staircase in the M.A.C. Center. Down the stairs, in the basement, is the weight room.In this weight room, seven-year sports performance coach Rhen Vail trains last year’s...

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