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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Members of Kent State community reflect on Buffalo shooting

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 16, 2022

Nearly 100 students, faculty and staff attended a virtual town hall meeting Monday to reflect, discuss and digest the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, New York. The suspected gunman killed 10 and injured...

Softball and gymnastics to receive facility renovations to improve play and safety

Softball and gymnastics to receive facility renovations to improve play and safety

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 20, 2022

The softball complex and gymnastics practice gym will be renovated starting this summer, addressing key facility issues and safety concerns. “This has been a long time coming,” head softball coach...

Participants of the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event pass the M.A.C. Center Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Athletic facilities named to honor important supporters of Kent State sports 

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 14, 2022

Six athletic facilities have been named to honor impactful supporters of Kent State’s sports programs. The Golden Flashes Club, annual donors to Kent State athletics, announced the news in a press...

Kent State announces four-time All-American as new volleyball coach

Kent State announces four-time All-American as new volleyball coach

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 12, 2022

New Kent State volleyball coach Haley Eckerman said she wants to push her new team of athletes to be the best competitors and people they can be.  “Sometimes you get coaches who are just about wins,”...

Vice President for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement Valoree Vargo presented information relating to university philanthropy and finances at the External Relations and Philanthropy committee meeting Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. The university received over $10.7 million in donations for the new Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship. 

External Relations and Philanthropy committee receives over $10.7 million in donations for board approval

Alexandra Golden Reporter December 10, 2021

Kent State University received over $10.7 million in donations for the new Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship at the External Relations and Philanthropy committee meeting Friday. Ambassador...

Junior outside hitter Taylor Heberle gets ready to defend against the Buffalo Bulls at the Mac on Saturday, Oct. 23. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Two winning challenges, Heberle’s return helps volleyball team’s split of five-set matches

Isabella Schreck Reporter October 24, 2021

With the score tied 2-2 in the fifth set of Saturday’s volleyball game with Buffalo, referees ruled a blocked shot in bounds on Kent State’s side. Point Buffalo. KSU volleyball coach Don Gromala challenged...

Randale Richmond is director of athletics at Kent State University.

Kent State wins Jacoby Trophy for top women’s athletics program

Megan Becker Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year. This award marks the...

Randale Richmond gave a presentation to the Kent State community on April 6 on why he should be selected as Kent’s next director of athletics. He spent a decade at Kent earlier in his administrative career and is now at Old Dominion University.

Randale Richmond closes athletic director search presentation

Randale Richmond has spent 10 of his 16 years in intercollegiate athletics at Kent State, and he returned Tuesday to give the final presentation from the candidates for Kent’s next director of athletics.Currently,...

Jude Killy is currently serving as the deputy director of athletics at the University of Miami (OH). He was one of three finalists selected for the role of director of athletics for Kent State. April 5, 2021.

Jude Killy presents his case to be Kent State’s next director of athletics

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor April 5, 2021

In the second of three presentations from the finalists for the Director of Athletics position at Kent State, the KSU community heard from Jude Killy, a man with a long history at Mid-American Conference...

Beer Sales

Beer sales at Dix Stadium put more football fans in the stands

Taylor Rosen October 16, 2014

On tap at Dix Stadium, beer has not only led to a spike in attendance and an increase in revenue for Kent State, but it has enhanced the game day experience for Flashes fans.“Beer provides excitement...

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