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OPINION: Campus safety apps are the new wave of campus security

Olivia Montgomery , Guest Columnist April 22, 2023

Staring intently at the Student Center ceiling, freshman history major Lauren Katona said, “I would climb up there in the tile and hide if someone with a gun were to walk in right now.” A stiff...

Senior guard Hannah Young on Wed. Feb. 16, 2022 scored 11 points against Northern Illinois. The final score of the game being 67-43 Kent.

Women’s basketball remains undefeated in February, blows out Northern Illinois at home

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 16, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (16-7, 8-6 MAC) now sits in fourth place in the Mid-American Conference following a blow out 67-43 win over Northern Illinois University (10-13, 7-8 MAC) in Kent...

Katie Shumate, junior, shoots a basket in todays game against Duquesne. The Golden Flashes Womens Basketball team won, 71-66 on Wed. Dec. 8, 2021.

Big fourth quarter pushes women’s basketball past Eastern Michigan

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 5, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team’s (12-7, 4-6 Mid-American Conference) 26 point fourth quarter secured a 70-61 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan University (5-13, 2-9) Saturday.“I thought...

Golden Flashes Womens basketball plays Clarion on Sat, December 11, 2021 and won 89-43. Senior guard Hannah Young (32) jumps and tries to shoot the ball.

Women’s basketball drops another close conference game

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter January 26, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (10-7 overall, 2-6 Mid-American Conference) lost its sixth conference game of the season by a final score of 61-55 against the Northern Illinois University Huskies...


Men’s golf wins MAC tournament to move on to regionals

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 2, 2021

Even against winds blowing up to 30 miles-per-hour, the Kent State men’s golf team secured its fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference championship this weekend in Fort Wayne, Indiana. “It’s tough...

The Kent State women’s golf team poses with their 2021 MAC Championship trophy. No other team has ever won the MAC.

Women’s golf takes 22nd consecutive conference title

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 25, 2021

In 1999, Kent State won the Mid-American Conference’s first women’s golf championship.Saturday, the Flashes won the MAC’s 22nd championship.No other team has ever held the title.The Kent State women’s...

Volleyball losses 2-0 lead, falls to OU at home

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 17, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team entered the third set in Tuesday’s game against Ohio up two sets and looking for a sweep. The Flashes would hit only .186 over the next three sets, blowing their lead...

NIU scores walk-off win against Kent State gymnastics

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 27, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (4-6, 1-3 Mid-American Conference) lost a close match on the road, as they fell to Northern Illinois University. The Huskies’ last floor routine gave them the walk-off...

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Kent State Esports Team one win from joining collegiate tournament

Zachary Shepherd Reporter February 25, 2021

After a loss against Northern Illinois University on February 20, Kent State’s Varsity League of Legends team is 4-4 in the Esports Collegiate Tournament. With three games still up for grabs, making...

Mariah Modkins (5) loses a three against the University at Buffalo. Modkins scored seven points in the fourth quarter to lead a game-winning rally. Feb. 24, 2021.

Kent State plays from behind to take down Buffalo, moves to second in the MAC

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 24, 2021

Mariah Modkins left her feet from the free throw line and floated a shot as the shot clock expired. The junior guard’s jumper fell to give Kent State a one-point lead with 49 seconds left in the game.“I...

Kent State rides hot start to complete two-day sweep of NIU

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 21, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team played its best quarter of basketball all season right out of the gates against Northern Illinois University Sunday, taking a 33-17 lead after just 10 minutes.The...

Gymnastics defeats CMU in emotional match

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 21, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (4-5, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) put on a show at the annual Pink Meet, as they scored a season-high 196.375 to beat Central Michigan University. KSU was dealing with...

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