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Leading to losing to lost: Football falls to Oklahoma in second-straight non-conference struggle

Jacob Hansen, Reporter September 11, 2022

With less than one minute to halftime, Kent State led No. 7 Oklahoma 3-0. The Flashes did not score again. At the half, the board read 7-3, Sooners. By the end of the third quarter, the Big-12 team...

Flashes v. No. 7 Sooners preview: Looking to start anew at OU

Jacob Hansen, Reporter September 8, 2022

Week one’s matchup with the Washington Huskies came and went. But it doesn’t stop there as Kent State’s football team hits another roadblock in No. 7 Oklahoma University. Saturday, the Flashes...

Opinion: Books don’t harm children, but censorship does

Jamie Brian Opinion Writer February 11, 2022

If censorship efforts succeed, school libraries across the United States will have empty shelves in the places where diverse literature once stood. Attempts to remove library books depicting race, the...

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather to attend his campaign rally later at the BOK Center, June 20, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Trump is scheduled to hold his first political rally since the start of the coronavirus pandemic at the BOK Center on Saturday while infection rates in the state of Oklahoma continue to rise.

Nationwide protests coincide with Trump rally in Tulsa

Ray Sanchez, CNN June 20, 2020

(CNN) -- A tumultuous spring in America ended Saturday with potential flashpoints across the nation, from President Donald Trump's return to the campaign trail in Tulsa to ongoing protests over racism...

Senior athletes speak about seasons ending because of COVID-19

Amanda Levine Sports editor April 26, 2020

Senior softball player Vanessa Vodan found out from a social media post by the NCAA that her senior season was over. Her heart stopped and she prayed it wasn’t true. Vodan was in her room in an off-campus...

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Comments from Diacon Q&A raise questions for Kent State

Maddy Haberberger TV2 reporter March 19, 2020

Members of the Kent State community joined Kent State President Todd Diacon on a Facebook live Q&A session on Thursday morning. Over eight thousand people tuned in to voice their concerns about how...

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Who are guns protecting?

Shams Mustafa August 28, 2019

The two latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, changed my mind about what it means to own a gun. It seems that now no matter where I go, there is a chance that I can witness an active...

A file photo shows OxyContin pills at a pharmacy in Vermont.

Opioid maker Purdue Pharma is in talks to settle thousands of suits that claim it fed a deadly national drug epidemic

Updated: 28 AUG 19 07:54 ET    (CNN) -- Purdue Pharma is involved in talks to settle thousands of federal and state lawsuits that accuse it of fueling the nation's opioid epidemic, the company confirmed...

Oklahomas Buddy Hield (24) gives a 3-point salute during the second half against Texas Christian on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Oklahoma won, 75-67.

Valentine, Hield lead AP’s All-America Team

Jim O'Connell AP Basketball Writer March 29, 2016

Whenever talk of the best college basketball player this season came up so did two names: Denzel Valentine of Michigan State and Buddy Hield of Oklahoma.They were unanimous selections Tuesday to The Associated...

Phadke wins MAC Womens Golfer of the Week

Ray Strickland October 12, 2014

Kent State sophomore Raksha Phadke was awarded the Mid-American Conference's top honor for the week — Women's Golfer of the Week — for her performance at the Schooner Fall Classic, announced by the...

News on the go: Jan. 15, 2014

Celia Fernandez January 14, 2014

Detectives searched Justin Bieber’s house Tuesday looking for video footage that might link the pop star to an egg-tossing vandalism case of his neighbor’s home. The incident caused thousands of dollars...

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