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Kent senior Samantha Henry mounts the balance beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022. The judges gave Henry a score of 9.075 for her performace on the balance beam.

Gymnastics improves on beam, posts highest score in two years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

In its last meet, the Kent State gymnastics team scored its worst event score in two years on beam.  This week, the Flashes scored their highest on beam since March 2018. “It was something that...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. A Golden Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Gymnastics continues to set new season-bests entering last regular season meet

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

With one competition left until Mid-American Conference championships, the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest beam score of the season just two days after setting its now previous season high.  “I’m...

Washburn becomes third offensive field hockey player to win MAC honor

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 21, 2021

Junior Sydney Washburn won Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week as the Kent State field hockey team maintained their No. 23 rank.Washburn is the third KSU player to win the award joining...

Field hockey goalie Azure Fernsler wins national defense award

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 8, 2021

Kent State goalie Azure Fernsler has been named the national defensive player of the week for her performance in KSU’s two victories over ranked opponents last week.The award came from the National Field...

KSU Field Hockey Players walk onto Murphy-Mellis Field during their game against OSU on Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Field hockey team ranks No. 23 in country after 2 big wins

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 7, 2021

Wins over two ranked teams last week moved the Kent State field hockey team into the top 25 itself.The Flashes, 3-1 on the season, were ranked 23rd by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. It’s...

The Kent State womens field hockey team celebrates their 2-1 overtime win against Syracuse in Syracuse, NY on Sept. 4, 2021. 

Kent State’s defensive play leads to overtime victory against No.14 ranked Syracuse

Jacob Hansen Sports Reporter September 5, 2021

After its defense had shut down No. 14 Syracuse for 60 minutes, the Kent State field hockey team turned on the offense in overtime.With the score tied 1-1 four minutes into the extra period, senior Helena...

Kent States field hockey team runs down the field on Tuesday, Aug. 31 after scoring a goal against OSU at Murphy-Mellis Stadium. 

Field hockey beats No. 22 OSU, heads to No. 14 Syracuse

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 1, 2021

After a big win over No. 22 Ohio State on Tuesday, the Kent State field hockey team takes on No. 14 Syracuse on Saturday.Coach Kyle DeSandes-Moyer didn’t even want to call the win an upset.“We never...

Ohio State University clinic manager Paige Blankenship, left, administers one of the first Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to Osvaldo Campanella Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Ohio lawmakers debate anti-vaccination bill as Ohio State mandates COVID-19 vaccine

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit employers from requiring workers to receive vaccinations descended on the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday as lawmakers...

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC. The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the worlds largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices. Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP via Getty Images)

US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militias

(CNN) -- The US military on Thursday struck a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups in response to rocket attacks on American forces in the region in the past two weeks."Up to a handful"...

Board of Trustees approves 10% decrease in new budget

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter September 18, 2020

Despite projecting a 20% decrease in May, the Board of Trustees approved a new budget during its meeting Wednesday, giving the university a little more spending room.The Board approved the budget for $595...

Ohio is one of 10 states, mainly in the Rust Belt, likely to lose seats in the House of Representatives following the 2020 Census next month, according to projections by The Kent Stater. Seven states are expected to gain districts, led by Texas with three added seats and Florida with two.

Projections show Ohio likely to lose House seats following 2020 Census

Editor’s note: This story is the work of Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Interviewing and Data class. Ohio is one of 10 states — mainly across the Rust Belt —...

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OPINION: Ohio State is poised to compete for titles

Sean Belvins February 9, 2019

New Ohio State transfer quarterback Justin Fields was ruled eligible to play immediately by the NCAA on Friday, a move that solidifies what is arguably the biggest pull of the first-ever college football...

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