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Amelia Perdue with both her parents at a volleyball tournament she participated in when she was in high school.

Like mother, like daughter: How 4 KSU athletes followed their mothers into Division I sports

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 19, 2021

For decades, sons have followed their fathers into athletics. Before they played in the National Football League, Peyton Manning starred at University of Tennessee and Eli Manning played at University...


Go with the flow: A herstory of menstrual equity advocacy at Kent State University

Brianna Camp Reporter May 11, 2021

Chapter 1: Cassie“Period poverty is not a “women’s issue,” it is a human’s issue. Because without periods there wouldn’t be people, right?” Cassandra Pegg-Kirby stands in her kitchen, cleaning...

After the National Guard fired on May 4, Professor Glenn Frank used a bullhorn to tell the students, I am begging you right now if you don’t disperse right now they’re going to move in, and it can only be a slaughter.

OPINION: America was never great. May 4 is proof of that.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

Last week in my Opinion Writing class, my professor played a clip about May 4 from Ken Burns’ documentary, "The Vietnam War."We saw all the images we’ve come to associate with that day: the National...

Fernandez’s negative test result from OSU’s weekly testing.

Kent State vs. OSU: Students share how their schools handled COVID-19

Ethan Cohen Reporter February 7, 2021

Over the last 10 months, universities have been heavily challenged by COVID-19. From changes in dining halls to testing students, students from the Ohio State University and Kent State adjust to the changes...

The Kent State Flashes playing the Bucks in 2019.

Women’s basketball dominated in Columbus

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter December 2, 2020

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (0-1) lost on the road against No. 19 The Ohio State University (2-0) by a final score of 103-47 Wednesday afternoon.Kent just came out of a 10-day pause due to...

We Rate Covid Dashboard’s evaluation of Kent State’s dashboard

Kent State receives a C+ rating on its coronavirus dashboard

Megan Becker Reporter October 24, 2020

Kent State received a C+ rating on a website that rates the COVID-19 dashboards of colleges across the country. “A C+ rating is demonstrating the barely minimal effort to convey information about COVID....

Medina junior QB drawing attention throughout the midwest

Sean Blevins Sports reporter October 4, 2020

Despite only playing at quarterback since his freshman year of high school, Drew Allar picked up the position quickly and has drawn the attention of many Division I programs in the Midwest. The son of...

Wastewater treatment plant locations and boundaries.

Kent State assisting in testing wastewater for COVID-19

Megan Becker Reporter September 14, 2020

Kent State is assisting the Ohio Coronavirus Wastewater Monitoring Network by testing for the virus in its labs, but the university is not testing its own wastewater.The Ohio-based initiative tests wastewater...

Kent State Women’s Lacrosse team drops season opener at Ohio State, 22-11

Mason Lawlor Sports reporter February 13, 2020

The Kent State women’s lacrosse squad finally began their season Wednesday night following the cancellation of their Feb. 7 game against Cincinnati, falling short to the Ohio State Buckeyes, 22-11, in...

Felix Kumah-Abiwu, founder of the Center of African Studies, at the launch in Oscar Ritchie room 230. Nov. 21, 2019.  

State of the African Economy lecture welcomes new Center for African Studies

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter November 22, 2019

“Today’s event is a dream,” Co-founder and Director of the new Center of African Studies, Felix Kumah-Abiwu, said.Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m., the Department of Pan-African Studies launched the...

Kent States Clara Rodriguez Seto hits the ball forward as Miami (OH)s Paula Portugal prepares to block during the MAC Championship game at Murphy-Mellis Field Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. The RedHawks beat the Flashes, 2-1, in overtime.

New coach, returning players ready to lead field hockey team

Kathryn Rajnicek August 25, 2019

The Kent State University Field Hockey team is looking to bounce back following their season-ending loss in the Mid-American Conference championship game against Miami University.The Flashes have a new...

Buckeye fans Jay Love and Devlin Charlton celebrate as they watch Ohio State score a touchdown in the third quarter of the 2015 National Championship game against Oregon on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. The Buckeyes won the game 42-20.

Buckeyes dominate fourth quarter to secure championship

Jimmy Miller January 13, 2015

Adversity has been the definition of the Ohio State Buckeyes’ season.Ohio State has dealt with it, thrived in it and, on Monday night during the national championship versus the University of Oregon,...

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