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Kent State hockey battles Duquesne and goes into overtime on Nov. 18, 2023.

Four game recap: Hockey goes 2-2 in past two weekends

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief November 26, 2023

The Kent State hockey team is now 15-6-0 – and first in the division – after defeating John Carroll and Duquesne in its previous two games Nov. 17 and 18.  The Flashes were coming off a losing...

Kody Komara (Gold) squares off with Kyle Schickel (white) during Kent States contest against Clarion Jan. 29.

Wrestling drops both matchups in dual match to start season

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter November 15, 2023

Kent State’s wrestling team fell short to Duke and West Virginia in its duals matchup on Sunday. The final against West Virginia was 44-3 and 24-17 against Duke. Sophomore Pablo Castro IV got the...

Kent State hockey team member Mitch Gillespie skids into a turn as the puck changes hands during the home game against West Virginia University on Jan. 28th, 2023.

‘Continue to play smart hockey’: Hockey preparing for upcoming league games

Epiphany Graham, Reporter November 8, 2023

After going 1-1 over Halloween weekend, the Kent State Hockey team captured back-to-back wins against Oakland University.  It’s the first weekend sweep since Oct. 20-21 and fifth overall.  On...

Kent State hockey team seniors Zachary Zwierecki (far left), Mitch Pozwick, Jake Herrberg, Charlie Gortz and Zachary Barnes pose for a picture during the senior night event before the home game against West Virginia University begins on Jan. 28, 2023.

Hockey deals with injuries, loses weekend games

Heidi Marshall, Reporter January 29, 2023

After winning against West Virginia earlier this season, Kent State’s hockey team came up short in the second matchup, losing 3-1. “We are missing quite a few of our guys right now,”  Nowak said,...

Losing streak snapped: Hockey slaps in first league win at WVU

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter November 13, 2022

No matter what his men did, hockey coach Zachary Nowak said things would not go their way heading into battle against West Virginia. The Flashes had lost four straight games and given up 25 points --...

Six losses, nine games: Hockey drops fourth-straight battle against reigning league champ

Mia Cadle, Reporter November 10, 2022

Nine games into the season, the Kent State hockey team is 3-6-1 and 0-4 in the College Hockey Mid-America league. Coach Zachary Nowak said the team is still “figuring things out.” “I know that...

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 falls to physical West Virginia defense

Jacob Hansen Reporter December 12, 2021

Kent State’s basketball team kept it close in the first half, but West Virginia’s defense finished them off in a 63-50 loss. Kent State falls to 5-4 on the season, while West Virginia improves to...

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...

Kent State’s fashion school ranks top 10 in U.S.

Kayla Polansky Reporter October 20, 2021

Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising programs ranked top 10 in the U.S. on fashion design program ranked No.1 in the Midwest while also ranking No. 8 in the...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

Department of Pan-African Studies to establish Center of African Studies effective Fall 2021

Nicole Lew Reporter July 7, 2021

The Department of Pan-African Studies will establish a new center aimed at focusing on contemporary African politics and current events. Effective fall 2021, the Center for African studies will complement...

Michael Daniels, director of the Student Multicultural Center.

SMC welcomes Black students, faculty, local business owners at Juneteenth celebration

Nicole Lew Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State ballroom was filled with music, dancing and warm embraces Friday in celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Black students, faculty and business owners gathered at the Student...

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