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Wrestling finishes eighth in MAC tourney, sends three to nationals

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State wrestling competed in the two-day Mid-American Conference Championships that took place on Friday and Saturday, finishing in eighth place overall. The University of Missouri, the favorite going...

Fifth year senior Tim Rooney of Kent State grapples with Missouris Allan Hart in the 133-lb. match at the M.A.C.C. on Jan. 19, 2020. 

Wrestling drops matches against OU, University of Missouri

Nick Pedone Sports reporter January 20, 2020

It was a tough weekend for Kent State’s young wrestling team as it dropped matches to Ohio University and the University of Missouri.On Friday evening, the Flashes hosted the Bobcats of Ohio University,...

Students take group photo to show solidarity to the University of Missouri on Nov.19, 2015

Black Lives Matter and race relations at Kent State

Gabrielle Woodard November 29, 2015

With the recent protests at the University of Missouri and Black Lives Matter activism across the country, race relations is something many people are starting to pay attention to, including Kent State.Students...

Guest column: Campus racism, Missouri’s leaders fall victim to their own inaction

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette November 29, 2015

Frustration and anger that had built for months over racial incidents at the University of Missouri resulted in the resignations last week of its president and its chancellor.Protests led by African-American...

Guest column: The power of a football strike

Chicago Tribune November 29, 2015

That's amazing, what just happened at the University of Missouri.Tim Wolfe, president of the University of Missouri system, resigned Monday. From a distance, he looks like a leader who had lost his last...

Students protest outside of the student center during the State of the University address on Nov. 19, 2015.

Students protest for Mizzou during State of the University address

Daria Gaither November 19, 2015

Kent State’s Black United Students (BUS), Ohio Student Association (OSA) and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) organized a protest outside of the State of University...

Matt Poe

Opinion: NCAA athletes shift balance of power

Matt Poe November 17, 2015

For decades now, universities have held the balance of power over their respective student athletes. This may not be the case anymore and years from now, we could look back on the events that transpired...

Guest column: The face of mob rule in higher education

Andrew Kloster, The Heritage Foundation November 15, 2015

America's universities are supposed to be places where students can get an education. The vast majority of students want that. Some, however, do not.They want a "safe space" where their strange ideas about...

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Opinion: An uneasy opinion

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua November 15, 2015

Since the news broke about Friday’s attack in Paris, I have been searching for the words to articulate my many mixed emotions and overall, cognitive dissonance.I suppose there are no easy answers, only...

University of Missouri system President Tim Wolfe is present at the board of curators meeting shortly before he announced he would resign his post on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, due to pressure from students who felt he had not done enough to address recent racial issues on the Columbia campus.

University of Missouri president, chancellor resign over race tension

The president of the University of Missouri system and the head of its flagship campus resigned Monday with the football team and others on campus in open revolt over what they saw as indifference to racial...

Our View: Missouri football players in the right

KS Editors November 8, 2015

Due to an influx of racially-charged incidents at the University of Missouri, 30 black football players publicly backed the resignation of University President Tim Wolfe, citing his inaction to stop these...

Mood music: Music proven to affect our moods

Megan Brown April 14, 2015

In the movies, background music is used to help control which emotions we feel at different key points in the film. In real life, I like to think the tunes I select on my iPod on a given day affect how...

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