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Todd Diacon addresses NCAA changes, potential payments to student athletes

Grace Springer and Sophie Young, Reporters October 6, 2022

Kent State President Diacon updated an audience of over 300 on the university’s intercollegiate athletics budget and how changes within the NCAA impact Flash athletics. Diacon hosted his second “Talking...

Enrollment numbers rise for freshmen, fall for regional campuses

Sophie Young, Reporter September 26, 2022

The freshman class and international student population has returned to pre-pandemic size, but enrollment across Kent State’s eight-campus system is down. The Board of Trustees presented data at Wednesday’s...

Avocado toast, served with scrambled eggs and fruit, at Over Easy. Over Easy is located at 152 Franklin Ave.

Over Easy relocates to Franklin Street

Sophie Young, Reporter February 6, 2022

Kent brunch spot Over Easy is consistently bustling with activity, with locals, students and visitors joining a waitlist to get everything from a pancake bigger than your plate to the milkshake of the...

What are they going to call us next?

Sophie Young Reporter February 6, 2022

The English language enveloped words from other cultures just as European nations enveloped “discovered” countries into their empires. As a result, English-speakers are left with phrases that are a...

A passerby stands on the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument in Cleveland public square overlooking the protest for Palestinian justice on Saturday, Jan. 29. He stood in the sunlight at the top of the stairs for about five minutes listening to one of the speakers before turning back around and going on his way.

KSU alum leads Palestine protest in Cleveland

Sophie Young Reporter Sophia Lucente Photographer January 30, 2022

Citizens carried hand-painted signs, standing near a table covered with flyers in the green and red of the Palestinian Youth Movement where a volunteer stood offering hand warmers to students and citizens...

Members of the Kent police and fire departments gather on the West Main Street Bridge to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Kent community commemorates the twentieth anniversary of 9/11

Sophie Young Reporter September 10, 2021

The honor guard’s three-volley salute broke the silence of a windy morning. A train horn sounded, accompanying bagpiper Ed Harrison’s rendition of Amazing Grace. Kent first responders, veterans and...

Kent and Akron football players run down the field at Dix Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Golden Flashes polled to win Mid-American Conference East division

Kelsey Paulus Reporter August 13, 2021

The Kent State Golden Flashes football team has been polled to be the winners of the Mid-American Conference East Division. The Flashes have been on the upswing for the past few years under the direction...

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