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Kent Wired

Nathan Ritchey (right) and volunteers packing up a visitors food.

Flashes Fighting Hunger offers twice a week food drive

Taylor Haydu Reporter March 2, 2022

Flashes Fighting Hunger organizes food drives Wednesday and Friday afternoons to battle food insecurity in the community.The food is provided through partnerships and donations from stores and food banks...

Journalism professor Jeff Fruit is the current interim director for School of Library and Information Science. The school is currently searching for a new director, after the former director resigned last year.

JMC change to MDJ creates more inclusive school name

Auston Monigold Reporter March 4, 2021

The history of media at Kent State reached a new milestone when the School of Journalism and Mass Communication changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism, becoming more inclusive to its umbrella...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020 file photo, provided by the LA County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner Elizabeth Liz Napoles, right, works alongside with National Guardsmen who are helping to process the COVID-19 deaths to be placed into temporary storage at LA County Medical Examiner-Coroner Office in Los Angeles. California reported 669 COVID-19 deaths, the second-highest daily death count, on Saturday, Jan. 16, and the nations most populous county announced it had detected its first case of a more transmissible strain of the coronavirus. Public health authorities in Los Angeles County confirmed its first case of the variant of COVID-19 first detected in the United Kingdom. It was identified in a man who recently spent time in the county. The man has traveled to Oregon, where he is isolating. (LA County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner via AP, File)

US approaches 400,000 coronavirus deaths

(CNN) -- As the US approaches 400,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, new cases have been trending down but multiple states are reporting cases of new variants of the virus.The US recorded 1.5 million...

Field Hockey beats Central Michigan 3-2 on the road

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter October 18, 2019

Kent State women’s field hockey beat Central Michigan University 3-2 Friday on the road to remain undefeated in Mid-American Conference play.“It’s really important for us to keep rolling especially...

Women’s basketball trounced by Northwestern

Ben Orner November 22, 2014

Box ScoreThe Kent State women’s basketball team is still winless after falling 72-54 to the Northwestern Wildcats on Friday night.After losing to North Dakota State and Youngstown State to begin the...

Sophomore midfielder Madison Thompson runs at the Longwood goal Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Murphy-Mellis Field. The Flashes held on to a one-goal lead, scored in the first half by Hanna Faulkner, to win the game, improving their record to 8-8 and 5-0 in the MAC.

Flashes one win away from outright conference championship

Ricky Salcer October 30, 2014

 The Kent State field hockey team is one victory away from winning the Mid-American Conference Championship this season. The only thing standing in their way is Central Michigan.The Flashes (8-8, 5-0...

Sophomore forward Madison Thompson and Ball States Mikayla Mooney fight for the ball during Kent States 6-1 victory on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Murphy-Mellis field. The Flashes improved their record to 7-8 with the win and are undefeated in the Mid-American Conference.

Field hockey stays hot in win over Longwood

Richie Mulhall October 26, 2014

Senior field hockey player Hannah Faulkner picked up right where she left off Sunday afternoon.After registering a career-high four goals in Saturday’s victory over Ball State, Faulkner scored in her...

Guest column: College football unionization

Liz Shuler April 24, 2014

The headlines are Northwestern University and unionized college sports, but the storyline is universal and highlights an opportunity for us all.Forget the fretting pundits who conjure up endless what ifs....

Our View: Court says college athletes can unionize

DKS Editors March 30, 2014

In what could go down as a landmark decision with vast implications for the future of college athletics, the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago ruled last week that football players at Northwestern...

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