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Shannon Welsh stands in front of her BFA exhibit in the Center for Visual Arts. 

Kent State student recognized in national undergraduate art exhibit

Kelsey Paulus Reporter June 9, 2021

Out of 200 submissions total, one Kent State student earned an opportunity to display her artwork in the 5th annual National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in Missouri. Shannon...

Senior Philip Whittington (25) goes up for a shot against Akron at the M.A.C.C. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Whittington finished with 11 points and grabbed five offensive rebounds. He scored the game-winning layup with 20 seconds left to give Kent State the 68-67 win.

Whittington’s go-ahead layup gives Kent State its third straight win, five takeaways from Kent State’s win over Akron

Ian Kreider sports reporter January 31, 2020

Senior forward Philip Whittington checked into the game for the first time in nearly six minutes.He stood near the hoop ready for senior guard Antonio Williams to drive. Williams drove hard to the rim,...

Antonio Williams (4) goes up for a layup against Toledos Luke Maranka (12) on Jan. 28 at the M.A.C.C.

“Mamba mentality: We stand together and we stay mentally strong”: Five takeaways from Kent State’s 21-point comeback win at Toledo

Ian Kreider Sports reporter January 28, 2020

Kent State reverted to bad habits over the first 12 minutes of the game. The Flashes settled for pull-up jump shots instead of penetrating for easier looks.They allowed Toledo to score inside with little...

Senior forward Philip Whittington (25) shoots a layup on January 7, 2020. Whittington finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds in a 84-77 win.

Five takeaways from Kent State’s second straight loss

Ian Kreider Sports reporter January 18, 2020

Kent State lost its second straight game of its two-game road trip. The Flashes again struggled in the first half, failing to score 30 points for the second straight game. They relied heavily on runs,...

Kent States Tervell Beck (14) tries to block Western Michigan guard Michael Flowers as he cuts to the basket during a Jan. 18 game in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

In game of runs, Flashes run out of gas

Owen MacMillan Assigning editor January 18, 2020

The Kent State men’s basketball team battled back and forth with Western Michigan University all game, but WMU caught all the momentum late.For the final four minutes and 39 seconds of the game the Flashes...

Griffin Allman, senior painting and art education double major, peels tape away from one of his canvases. Allman likes to use more abstract designs that way people can interpret it in their own personal ways.

Student artist finds his passion in abstraction

Senior painting and art education major Griffin Allman’s eyes lit up as he described the potential shapes in the support beams, the stairs and the floor around him and how he could piece them together...

Textures: Redefining black beauty on Kent campus

Kennedi Combs September 12, 2019

Today’s African American millennials are getting in touch with their roots. Their hair roots, that is. Textures is a multicultural hair group at Kent State set on educating black women on the beauty...

Sunita Shakya, doctoral student in the College of Public Health. 

Public health professor investigates lead blood levels among resettled refugee children

Shams Mustafa August 25, 2019

Substance abuse, obesity and nutrition have recently been some of the most important public health issues concerning scientific scholars and pediatricians. But in recent years, lead poisoning has come...

Jenell Martinez (left) and Carleshia Hernandez (far right) work on their tree paintings at KASAs Paint & Sip event Monday, March 4.

KASA kicks off African Week with ‘Paint and Sip’ event

Jalen Sephus March 6, 2019

Kent African Students Association hosted a “Paint & Sip” event in the Student Center Monday, March 4. This was the first event of the week for KASA’s “African Week,” as they host an event...

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