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Christian Achkar and Paige Fleger played the leading roles in Love in Reserve.

KSU staff member celebrates opening weekend of his play “Love in Reserve”

Jordan Coleman Reporter November 7, 2021

The audience at “Love in Reserve” was emotional while watching the gut-wrenching premiere of Eric Mansfield’s play.The play is a romance-drama that takes place in Ohio and follows a newly married...

Paige Felger in costume playing the wife character, Kate Strong, in Love in Reserve.

Play titled “Love in Reserve” written by KSU staff member to run this month

Jordan Coleman Reporter November 7, 2021

Eric Mansfield's play, "Love in Reserve" will come to life in Rubber City Theatre in Akron this month, proving that he is more than a Kent State staff member.The original play by Kent State's communications...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

Men’s golf starts 2021 fall season with fourth place finish

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 14, 2021

Kent State’s men’s golf team finished in fourth place out of 14 teams at the Gopher Invitational on Sunday and Monday.“I thought we handled the whole weekend really well,” coach Jon Mills said....

Broadway actors Jeantique Oriol (front) and Drew Drake perform as James Herman Banning and Thomas Allen Cox, the first African-Americans to fly across the county, in the KIVA on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.

‘The Flying Hobos’ interactive play lands on campus

Allyson Nichols February 20, 2019

The story of the first African-Americans to fly across the United States came to Kent State’s KIVA on Wednesday.Sponsored by the College of Aeronautics and Engineering, “The Flying Hobos,” a living...

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Kent State student writes personal play about mental health issues and recovery

Hannah Kelley November 10, 2018

“What’s hard on your heart is good for your art.”This is the motto of Emelia Sherin, a 21-year-old Kent State public relations major in the midst of writing her second play.Sherin’s first play...

‘Macbeth’ aims to create ‘intense’ atmosphere

Alex Kamczyc April 19, 2017

A sharp knock booms through the room, clearing the air of any past conversation being held in the same space. Drums slowly creep into the mix, carrying the newly found mood through a rhythm of light, yet...

The cast of Venus circles around Sarah Baartman, played by Maya Nicholson, a theatre studies major, during dress rehearsal Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Venus is based on the true story of Sarah, who was kidnapped by her Khoikhoi people in Africa in 1810. She was paraded around in freak shows and was given the stage name “The Hottentot Venus.”

Latest Pan-African Theatre Ensemble production confronts body image

Alex Kamczyc March 15, 2017

The curtains open and the lights shine to reveal a stage filled with actors and actresses facing the auditorium. An actress stands in the middle of the small ensemble, wearing nothing but a nude singlet...

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