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Pictured are the four Kent State University students who were killed on May 4, 1970. From left to right are Allison Krause, William Schroeder, Sandra Scheuer and Jeffrey Miller.

May 4 50th Commemoration will be held completely online

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor April 17, 2020

As schools and businesses close down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Kent State has announced through an email to students, faculty and staff that the May 4 50th commemoration will be entirely virtual. In...

Kent State sorority, Delta Gamma, participates in card making and a group-facilitated discussion about partners at the first Black United Students, Feb. 5, 2020.

Start with self-love: Black United Students kick off the spring semester

Annie Zwisler Reporter February 5, 2020

Patrick Ferguson, president of Black United Students, tried to quiet the room as students discussed self-love.“You are all so passionate,” Ferguson said.Black United Students gave self-love their own...

Kent State sophomore guard Megan Carter dribbles during the Flashes 80-76 overtime win against Toledo on March 5, 2018. Carter scored a game-high 24 points off the bench to lead the Flashes to a first-round Mid-American Conference tournament victory.

Flashes erase 17-point deficit to advance to MAC quarterfinals

Ian Kreider March 5, 2018

The Kent State women’s basketball team found itself in a familiar position — losing by double-digits in the second half — during its 80-76 overtime win at Toledo in the first round of the Mid-American...

Kent State senior guard Naddiyah Cross (left) races Detroit Mercy junior guard Brittney Jackson to the ball Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Flashes beat the Titans, 82-74, in the home opener at the M.A.C. Center.

Cross scores career-high 19 in Kent State’s win over Eastern Kentucky

Henry Palattella December 5, 2017

Throughout her time at Kent State, senior starting point guard Naddiyah Cross has never been a scorer. She came into the Flashes' matchup against Eastern Kentucky averaging five points per game, and she...

Kent State then-sophomore forward Jordan Korinek attempts a layup against Toledo during the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Kent State lost 67-63.

Women’s basketball manages win despite sloppy performance

Scott Lendak November 11, 2017

As the Kent State women’s basketball players prepared for the season opener, they knew they had something to prove: Last year wasn’t an accident. They tried to show that on the road against Northern...


Finding stability on the court

Henry Palattella November 5, 2017

It was a hazy afternoon in June 2007 when Merissa Barber-Smith’s mother sat her four children down in the living room of their house on the South Side of Chicago.“Kids,” she told them, “we’re...

Alexa Golden, Sophomore point guard dribbles past the University of Miami defense in a game at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 1, 2017. The Golden Flashes won 84 to 66.

Kent State secures second place in MAC East

Henry Palattella February 1, 2017

At halftime of Kent State's Tuesday tilt against Miami (OH), Kent State head coach Todd Starkey needed a minute. Starkey's team was already in the process of shuffling off the court into the locker room,...

Kent State sophomore guard Alexa Golden lays the ball in against Northern Illinois University redshirt sophomore forward Renee Sladek at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2016. Kent State blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead to lose 97-98.

Kent State drops high-scoring affair to Northern Illinois

Henry Palattella January 11, 2017

Coming into Wednesday’s game against Kent State, the Northern Illinois Huskies were averaging 90.6 points per game, which was good for the second highest total in the country.That number grew by the...

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