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REACTION: College football week 6 review

Demetri Manousos, Reporter October 9, 2023

Oklahoma beats Texas in the last minute of The Red River Rivalry Oklahoma got revenge on Texas in dramatic fashion, winning 34-30 thanks to a late touchdown pass to give the Sooners the lead.  After...

Men’s club lacrosse goes 1-1 over weekend

Heidi Marshall, Reporter April 18, 2023

The Kent State Men’s Club Lacrosse team headed to Kentucky to play the University of Kentucky and Middle Tennessee State University on Sunday.  The Flashes lost to the University of Kentucky in the...

First on CNN: Instagram video of the Louisville bank shooting shows the massacre lasted about a minute before the gunman waited for police

CNN -- It took just one minute for a gunman to complete his deadly rampage at a Louisville bank before he stopped shooting and waited for police to arrive, according to footage of the massacre described...

Amelia Perdue with both her parents at a volleyball tournament she participated in when she was in high school.

Like mother, like daughter: How 4 KSU athletes followed their mothers into Division I sports

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 18, 2021

For decades, sons have followed their fathers into athletics. Before they played in the National Football League, Peyton Manning starred at University of Tennessee and Eli Manning played at University...

State lawmakers are pushing to curb governors’ virus powers

DAVID A. LIEB, AP January 28, 2021

Irritated by the sweeping use of executive orders during the COVID-19 crisis, state lawmakers around the U.S. are moving to curb the authority of governors and top health officials to impose emergency...

Defense and offensive lines getting set up before the start of a play at the fall scrimmage before the start of the season on Aug. 19 2019.

Kent State football prepares for a unique season

Owen MacMillan Sports editor October 6, 2020

Kent State football is set to play on Wednesday, Nov. 4 for the first time since the Flashes’ bowl game win last winter.All fall sports had been postponed to the spring, but a vote by the Mid-American...

Breonna Taylor, 26, was killed during a police raid of her Kentucky apartment.

Louisville agrees to pay Breonna Taylor’s family $12 million and enact police reforms in historic settlement

(CNN) -- The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor and institute sweeping police reforms in a historic settlement of the family's wrongful death...

Breonna Taylor, 26, was killed during a police raid of her Kentucky apartment.

7 people shot in protests over the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor, police say

(CNN) -- Outcry over the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor reached a boiling point overnight Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky, when gunfire erupted during protests and audio was released of Taylor's boyfriend's...

The women’s basketball team’s first Zoom meeting in April. 

A pandemic offseason: How women’s basketball adjusts to a new normal

Associate head coach Fran Recchia spends much of her time these days at her kitchen table, searching for future Flashes.“[I spend] at least two hours a day,” she said, “watching film or highlights...

Matt Poe is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: No winners in Kim Davis controversy

Matt Poe September 9, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision in June allows that the Constitution would allow same-sex marriage. The ruling decided one of the great social issues of our time, and for the moment, it...

Our View: Parody accounts help audiences consume news

KS Editors September 8, 2015

As part of what seems to be an integral part of social media, parody accounts continue to affect how we process our news, a theory that’s highlighted by last week’s Kim Davis controversy.Davis, a Kentucky...

News on the go: April 8, 2014

Taylor Williams April 7, 2014

After searching for the Malaysia Flight 370 for a month, ships detected a faint pinging noise Monday deep in the Indian Ocean. Search leaders call this the “most promising lead” yet. Officials are...

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