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Redshirt freshman VonCameron Davis dribbles the ball during the Kent State mens basketball loss to West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia on Sunday, Dec. 12.

Men’s basketball wins seventh-straight game after win over Toledo

Jacob Hansen Reporter February 15, 2022

The Kent State men's basketball increased its win streak to seven Tuesday, sweeping the season series against Toledo.KSU won 72-59 against the former first-place Rockets. The loss knocked Toledo out of...

R. William (Bill) Ayres IV is the new dean for the spring 2022 semester at Kent State Universitys Trumbull Campus.

Trumbull campus welcomes new dean for spring semester

Trent Blackburn Reporter February 5, 2022

Kent State Trumbull started the spring semester with a new dean who wants to make an impact. R. William Ayres IV not only wants to make an impact on those inside the classroom but individuals in the community,...

Volleyball ends season in sweep by WMU, Flashes will miss playoffs

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 28, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team began their season with a historic six game win streak.Halfway through the season the Flashes sat at 8-1 and looked poised to make a run at the Mid-American Conference Tournament. But...

William (Bill) Ayres is a tenured political science professor and former vice provost of academic affairs at the University of Toledo.

University selects candidates for associate provost position

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 16, 2021

Two candidates were selected to move on to the next phase of the selection process for the position of associate provost for Academic Affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies.One candidate...

Kent volleyball sweeps disjointed Toledo squad

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter February 21, 2021

The Kent State volleyball team has played four series this season.The Flashes have swept all four of them. KSU defeated Toledo in back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday. The Flashes won both 3-0. On Saturday...

Freshman guard Casey Santoro (0) takes the ball up against Bowling Green. The game would go to overtime, but Kent State would lose 80-79. Feb. 10, 2021.

Wear starts to show as Flashes go to OT again, fall to Bowling Green

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 10, 2021

With two seconds on the clock in overtime, the Kent State women’s basketball team went back to sophomore forward Nila Blackford to win the game. Blackford had scored the go-ahead bucket just eight seconds...

Nila Blackford (4) comes down after shooting over two Toledo defenders. Blackford led Kent State with 13 rebounds and is averaging a double-double this season. Feb. 8, 2020.

Flashes ride a career-high from Kelly to beat Toledo in overtime

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor February 8, 2021

In a game in which the Kent State women’s basketball team trailed by as much as 13 and didn’t lead until the fourth quarter, the Flashes were able to play from behind and defeat the University of Toledo...

Danny Pippen tied his career high of 34 points on Wednesday night in a 96-91 win over BGSU. In that same game, Pippen surpassed 1,000 career points at KSU. Jan. 27, 2020.

Kent State outshoots BGSU, Pippen ties career high while surpassing 1,000 career points

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor January 27, 2021

Senior forward Danny Pippen caught a pass a few feet above the top of the 3-point line and flicked the ball in a high arc, leaving his hand hanging at the top of his release.The shot was good to give Kent...

Senior Tervell Beck tries to stop a drive from Toledos Ryan Rollins. Beck would score 16 as the Flashes fell 76-74. Jan. 23, 2021.

Seniors can’t lift Flashes: Kent State falls by 2 against Toledo again

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor January 23, 2021

For the second time this season, the Kent State men’s basketball team lost a two point game against the University of Toledo, falling 76-74 in Toledo.This loss snaps a four game winning streak for Kent...

Linsey Marchese (33) works in the post against the University of British Columbia during Kent State’s 2019 trip to Canada. Aug. 11, 2019.

Starkey staying positive despite women’s basketball COVID-19 shutdown

Gina Butkovich Managing editor November 20, 2020

COVID-19 issues have shut down women’s basketball practice, but coach Todd Starkey said he still feels positive about his 2020-2021 team. “From what I understand, just about every team has had some...

The Kent State women’s basketball team celebrates with the Kent State fans after winning 72-66 against Buffalo in a quarterfinal game at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

Women’s basketball looks forward to returning to play

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter November 7, 2020

The Kent State women’s basketball team began official practices on Oct. 14 for the first time since its season was cut short following a victory over Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Kent...

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....

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